What’s happening in the Institute?

Read about the ACT Division's latest activity, including the establishment of a new joint task force and government valuation office

Loose Asbestos in Homes
The API ACT has a working group led by Paul Powderly (President), Greg Cummins, Maree Harman and Carolyn Mowbray (Divisional Councillors). The group is assisting the ACT Government’s Asbestos Taskforce in developing a process for the valuation of homes impacted by loose asbestos.

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New ACT Government Valuation Office
The ACT Government Valuation Office is a newly established unit within the Commerce and Works Directorate. The team is led by Carlo King FAPI. The principal responsibility of the unit is performing valuations for statutory rating and lease variation charge assessments.

API (ACT) Excellence in Property Awards – 2014
Another Excellence in Property Award was held on Wednesday, 13 November 2014 with three awards given:

  • Commonwealth Bank Property Development Award – awarded to Amalgamated Property Group for Manhattan on the Park
  • Land Development Agency Property Industry Award – awarded to Philip Harding, Savills (ACT)
  • ACT Building & Construction Industry Training Authority Young Achiever of the Year Award - awarded to Martin Elliott, Knight Frank Valuations Canberra

Appreciation to the Commonwealth Bank, Land Development Agency and the ACT Building and Construction Industry Training Authority for their sponsorship of these awards.