Australian Institute of Office Professionals

AIOP is the only professional association for office professionals in Australia which covers a huge range of job titles including Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants, Executive Officers, Office Managers, Administrators, from entry level to executive level and from a variety of industries. AIOP is managed by volunteers by its members for its members. 

AIOPs objectives include: making available to members training, and advancement of education as an office professional; to promote continuous development and advancement of education to members; and to advise on and establish training programmes, seminars, course examinations, to be provided by qualified trainers for members and the community desirous of entering a career path as an office professional.

AIOP is affiliated with similar professional associations in the USA, UK, Asia, South Africa and New Zealand.

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Vision and Purpose


To be the leading organisation that provides pathways to education, develop and mentor its members as office/administrative professionals.


  • Empowers and promotes excellence in the role of the office/administrative professional
  • Establishes collaborative relationships and forms strategic alliances to advance continuous professional and personal development
  • Links members with opportunities for mentoring


AIOP National Theme 

 This year, AIOP's theme is  See Change | Be Change 2020 which builds on our 2019 AIOP National Conference where ‘change’ was identified as the biggest factor facing Office Professionals in the workplace today. The rate of change is increasing rapidly in our workplaces, with industry leaders placing importance on Office Professionals adopting a ‘change mindset’ to ensure they remain relevant.

In 2020, we encourage all Office Professionals to set their 2020 vision by identifying opportunities for change within themselves, their workplaces, setting goals to achieve the desired change and finally, embodying that change. Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi