Professional standards schemes: Your benefits
The main objective of professional standards schemes is to make sure associations and their members deliver ongoing improvements in consumer protection.Learn more
Confidence in compensation
By limiting civil liability, professional standards schemes ensure that, if anything goes wrong, professionals have insurance or assets available to meet damages awarded.Learn more
You’ll work with people who, through their association, have committed to improving professional standards and upholding their obligations as professionals.Learn more
Professional standards schemes
More than 86,000 lawyers, accountants, engineers, property and other professionals across Australia now take part in a professional standards scheme.
But what are they? How do they help improve professional standards and services? And most importantly, how do they protect you – the consumer – when you use a professional covered by a professional standards scheme?