Welcome to the AVAA

The AVAA is Australia’s peak national body of Auctioneers and Valuers of fine art, antiques and collectables, goods, chattels, plant and equipment. Certified Auctioneer and Valuer Members are required to demonstrate knowledge, skills, experience and adhere to the Association’s professional and ethical standards.

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Welcome to the AVAA

The AVAA is Australia’s leading National Body of Auctioneers & Valuers of fine art, antiques and collectables, goods, chattels, plant and equipment. Certified Auctioneer and Valuer Members are required to demonstrate knowledge, skills, experience and ability to adhere to the Association’s professional and ethical standards.

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JOIN THE AVAA

Membership to the AVAA ensures an industry recognised level of professionalism where AVAA members are committed to providing the highest levels of integrity and expertise in their dealings with clients.

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

The AVAA has various membership categories to cater for the diverse skills and needs of our members, including corporate, valuer, auctioneer, valuer & auctioneer and associate. We have a category suited to you and your business needs.

ONLINE AUCTION DIRECTORY

TRAINING COURSES

Introduction to Auctions & Auctioneering

This self-paced online course provides an introduction to the core elements of running a successful auction event, from writing effective lot descriptions, through to setting an auction and calling the sale.

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Introduction to Valuing Goods, Chattels, Plant and Equipment

This self-paced course is intended as an introduction to the valuation of goods & chattels, plant & equipment. This course does not deal with valuation of real estate

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Valuation of Fine Arts & Antiques

This self-paced advanced course in valuation of fine arts and antiques provides valuable information on effective valuation practice. This unit covers the essential principles necessary to develop a career as a fine art and antiques.

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LATEST NEWS

ARTICLE: The psychology behind an auction

September 16th, 2019|

" Nick Hunter experienced a moment of madness at a fine art auction, which prompted him to investigate the psychology behind it and how the auction industry has created an event uniquely set up to [...]

NEW COURSE – The Art of Auctioneering

September 16th, 2019|

The AVAA, in association with the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA Corporate) unite to present a bespoke two-day Auctioneering Program. Aspiring auctioneers or those wanting to enhance their current skills will benefit from NIDA's [...]

Australia to ban local ivory and rhino horn trade

August 28th, 2019|

Australia has announced it will soon ban the domestic trade of ivory and rhino horn to curb "back-door" trading. The announcement came during a global summit of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species [...]

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