Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors
The Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) is a professional standards body. Through its leadership, standards and code of ethics, it ensures that practising Quantity Surveyors are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of professional excellence.
The Institute is a national organisation with Chapters and Divisions in all States and Territories. It also has a strong overseas membership and is the Australian peak body to the International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) and the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS).
As a Quantity Surveyor is an important member of the building and construction team, the Institute is an active participant in all the industry major forums and lobby groups, e.g.,The Australian Council of Building Design Professions, the Australian Construction Industry Forum and the Australian Council of Professions.
The Institute plays an important role in industry research through the collection of cost data and the publishing of the Current Construction Costs. It also publishes,The Australian Standard Method of Measurement of Building Works (5th Edition) and cooperates with tertiary institutions on research programs.
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