Membership applications and information

As a stakeholder in the Australian plumbing market, would you like to further your passion for quality plumbing products and become part of a dynamic association, building the future, and make things happen?

Why should you become a member and get involved with the PPI Group?

The PPI Group works to strengthen relationships and networks across the association and the industry, representing the views and needs of our members within the environments that impact on our members’ business in such areas as:

Standards Development
– PPI Group is a leading advocate of quality standards and an active participant in national forums and discussions with ABCB Committee, WELS Advisory Group, Standards Australia, World Plumbing Council, on major issues which impact on the members operating environment including:

  • National Construction Code/Plumbing Code of Australia
  • Standards Australia
  • Standards Development Public Portal
  • Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) Scheme
  • WaterMark Certification Scheme

Lobbying – PPI Group has developed an important relationship with the current Australian Government and several state jurisdictions and will continue to ensure we are heard as an industry group and are where we need to be to deliver real outcomes for our membership.

Document accessibility – As a member of the PPI Group you will receive a login portal to access important and confidential documents, board papers, discussion- and submission papers, regarding i.e. WaterMark Point of Sale Feasibility, WELS Review, Standards Australia, IGA Inter Government Agreement), and Plumbing Codes Committee.

Collaboration – PPI Group forges and improves relationships and is open to strategic and collaborative initiatives.

Accreditation & Certification
– PPI Group promotes and encourages a method of industry accreditation and certification for products manufactured, imported or distributed that is recognised by, acceptable to and overviewed by regulatory bodies and organisations globally with a focus on both WaterMark Certification and WELS.

Special Interest Groups
– Members participate within the Special Interest Groups to ensure a collaborative framework is implemented to deliver specific and real outcomes for the following sectors:

  • Taps valves showers
  • Sanitary ware
  • Vacuum drainage systems
  • Cabs and Labs

We hope to welcome you to a great organisation. Annual membership subscription rates are based on the number of employees in the company/organisation, with 10% GST to be added.

Please don’t hesitate to contact the membership department should you need more information about PPI Group, membership, or Special Interest Groups, or send us your application form and become involved today!

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