Legislation and Disclosure


The Consulting Surveyors National Professional Standards Scheme has been endorsed by the Professional Standards Councils and will commence on 1st July 2020. The Scheme will operate in all States and Territories across Australia. The Gazettal and other relevant notices for the respective jurisdictions can be viewed below:



Under professional standards legislation, your association and any members that participate in your Professional Standards Scheme are required to disclose limited liability on stationery and business documentation.

The wording you must use is as follows:


Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.


This statement is designed to give consumers clear notice that you operate under an approved Professional Standards Scheme. It must be printed in a size not less than Times New Roman 8-point font.


For more information on disclosure and where you need to display the disclosure wording, visit the Professional Standards Council website or read the Disclosure Fact Sheet.


As a Scheme Member you are also permitted to use the Scheme logo as appropriate.