Representing almost 7000 property professionals

The API represents almost 7000 property professionals who underpin the largest industry sector in Australia – the property industry employs more than 1.4 million Australians and contributes more than $200 billion to the national economy.

As the home for property professionals, we advocate on behalf of our Members to create a better regulatory environment and to promote growth and sustainability in the property industry.


The API is considered an authoritative voice on the property industry and is a key stakeholder in government decisions and media engagement.

Recent submissions

TitleDate released
Letter to Minister regarding appointments to VRBQ11 June 2024
Submission on DPHI Discussion Paper - A review of land acquisition in NSW7 May 2024
Queensland Land Valuation Amendment Bill - Another Further Submission25 March 2024
ACCC Submission letter29 February 2024
Queensland Land Valuation Amendment Bill - Further Submission7 February 2024
Submission Victoria Valuation of Land Regulations 20142 October 2023
Submission Land Valuation Act Review 22 September 2023
Submission ACCC Report on Data Brokers Digital Platform Services24 August 2023
Submission Qld Dept Housing Rent Reform14 August 2023
Housing Tasmania - Housing Strategy Exposure Draft3 July 2023
Submission Hobart Local Provisions Schedule30 June 2023
Submission to Qld State Valuation Amendment to the Land Valuation Act 20108 June 2023
Response to Land Valuer Licensing Regulations17 May 2023
Inquiry into Land Transfer Duty Fees14 April 2023
Residential Home Warranty Insurance Amendments28 March 2023
Letter to WA Minister for Commerce regarding proposed amendments to Land Valuers Licensing Act 197814 March 2023
Response to IVSC Perspectives Paper
Automated Valuation Models and Residential Valuations
17 March 2023
Retail Leases Bill 2022 TAS - Australian Property Institute Feedback14 July 2022
API Response to Property & Stock Agent Regulation 202211 July 2022
AASB ED 320 Fair Value
Measurement of Non-Financial Assets
30 June 2022
QLD Dept Resources Land Access submission19 April 2021
Submission to the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman insurance inquiry28 October 2020
Letter to Tasmanian Premier regarding COVID-19 restrictions and essential intrastate travel for valuers16 April 2020
Letter to Australian Banking Association CEO regarding COVID-19 crisis protocols2 April 2020
Letter to National COVID-19 Coordination Commission regarding COVID-19 restrictions25 March 2020
Letter to Federal Treasurer regarding COVID-19 restrictions22 March 2020
APS 220 Credit Risk ManagementJune 2019

API in the Media

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