Australian Property Institute Limited - minor variation


On 12 October 2022, the Australian Property Institute Limited (API) applied for minor variation of authorisation AA1000553. This authorisation was granted for 5 years on 25 August 2021 in respect of certain membership requirements and obligations under API’s Constitution, Membership Policy, Code of Ethics, Standards Steering Committee Charter, CPD Policy, Rules of Professional Conduct, and Professional Conduct Policy Suite. 

The authorisation allowed API to give effect to arrangements setting standards of professional behaviour and imposing certain memberships and sanctions on its members. 

API has sought minor variation to the authorisation to include amendments made to its Constitution, which were approved at API’s Annual General Meeting on 25 May 2022. The minor variations sought relate to: 

  • The powers of API’s Board of Directors (the Board) to admit and reject applications for membership 
  • the conditions under which persons cease to be members of API
  • the Board’s ability to make policies for its members. 

A full copy of API’s application for minor variation is below.  

The ACCC invites submissions on this application for minor variation by 29 November 2022.  

The ACCC will progress its assessment of the application in a timely manner. An indicative timeline is set out below for your information. 

Indicative date 

Stage in assessment process 

12 October 2022 

Lodgement of application. 

15 November 2022 

Public consultation process begins. 

29 November 2022 

Closing date for submissions from interested parties on the application for minor variation. 

December 2022 

ACCC determination regarding minor variation. 


  • Australian Property Institute Limited

Authorisation number(s)

  • AA1000553-2

ACCC correspondence

Submissions - before draft decision