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.

Factsheet: IIA-Australia Professional Membership

To become a PMIIA, you will need to have

To maintain your PMIIA , you need to:

  • make an annual declaration to practice in accordance with the IPPF
  • abide by the IIA Code of Ethics, and not bring IIA-Australia into disrepute
  • 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.

Spotlight on Professional members

Read the back stories on a few of our Professional Members:

Alex Hardy
Sarah Humphris
Mel Grantham 

How to apply

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.  

2022/2023 Fees

The following fees, apply 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023. They are quoted in Australian dollars and include GST. Membership fees are non-refundable.

 Annual fees
Annual Membership Fee
$ 625.00


Joining Fee
$ 110.00
CIA/GradCertIA Transition $ 150.00 (Fee Waived)
Assessment of Current Competence
$ 250.00  

Contact Us

For more information about membership of IIA-Australia, contact:
T: +61 2 9267 9155
Toll Free: 1800 236 366 (outside Sydney)

PMIIA is a registered trademark of the Institute of Internal Auditors - Australia.

IIA-Australia Professional Membership