Professional Membership

A PMIIA or Professional Member, Institute of Internal Auditors – Australia has demonstrated they have the competence to practise effectively as a professional internal auditor, and may use the post-nominal PMIIA.

The PMIIA was established, as IIA-Australia’s professional membership level, to strengthen the quality of the internal audit profession and meet the demands on the profession as a key player in best practice corporate governance. The PMIIA provides employers, peers and the community with a measure of the individual internal auditor’s professional competence, experience, commitment to implementing the IPPF internal audit standards and continuing professional development.

To become a professional member, you will need:

  • a minimum of 24 months of work experience in an internal auditing role, or related professional area, within the last five years and satisfactorily completed one of the following: 
    • Graduate Certificate in Internal Auditing (GradCertIA)
    • CIA program
    • an assessment of current competence 
  • to declare you will practice in accordance with the IIA’s International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)

To maintain your professional membership, you need to:

  1. make an annual declaration to practice in accordance with the IPPF
  2. abide by the IIA Code of Ethics
  3. not bring IIA-Australia into disrepute 
  4. complete 80 hours of CPE every two years.

IIA-Australia postnominals may only be used by members. A PMIIA whose membership lapses must reapply and be assessed again, to be recognised as a PMIIA.

We have waived our transition fee of $150 for members that have completed the Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) or Graduate Certificate in Internal Auditing (GradCertIA) program and wish to take up Professional Membership. If you have completed our CIA® or GradCertIA program you are now eligible to transition to a Professional Member for free, simply fill out our transition to Professional Membership form.

Please refer to the assessment of current competence page for information and requirements to become a PMIIA via this method.

2023/2024 Fees

$ 660 Annually
  • $110 joining fee
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IIA-Australia connects internal auditors with other internal audit professionals


IIA-Australia supports internal auditors’ personal and professional development goals


IIA-Australia advances the profession and practice of internal auditing


For more information about membership of IIA-Australia, contact us:
 [email protected]
 +61 2 9267 9155

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