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AIPI – The voice for Australia’s Professional Investigators


Established in 1995, the Australian Institute of Professional Investigators aims to be the premier organisation representing Australia’s professional investigators, throughout both government and private sector organisations

Find a Professional Investigator

AIPI can help find a professional investigator who can work with you to respond to a range of uncommercial situations.   If you have an issue with internal or external fraud, workplace misconduct, cyber attack, governance or internal control failure, an AIPI member can help.    Select your location and your specific needs and a list of AIPI members who can help will be generated for you.

Become a Member

AIPI has a range of membership categories from ‘Student’ to ‘Fellow’ depending on current role, experience and formal qualifications. 

Find Employment

Each week AIPI scans for jobs in all investigative sectors and lists them on our website.

Latest News

Investigation & Fraud News – Week ending 16 July 2021

13 stories this week:   SAPOL search uncovers stash of fake driver’s licences – 16 July 2021 An ongoing SA Police investigation into identity theft has seen four alleged offenders arrested after a search of a home uncovered more than 100 fake or...

Investigation & Fraud News – Week ending 16 July 2021

15 stories this week:   New data reveals AFCA received a whopping 70,000 complaints in the last year generating millions of dollars worth of refunds to Aussies – 8 July 2021 The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), a non-government ombudsman,...

Investigation & Fraud News – Week ending 9 July 2021

12 stories this week:   ASIC warns about social media-driven ‘pump and dump’ scams – 2 July 2021 “Pump and dump” is a scam in which criminals artificially inflate the price of a stock, by promoting fake news or positive depictions of...

Investigation & Fraud News – Week ending 3 July 2021

10 stories this week:   Not-for-profit fraudster tells court she was catfished by American soldier – 24 June 2021 A mother-of-two who stole almost $150,000 from a community not-for-profit while employed as a financial controller and coordinator, says she...

Upcoming Events

Advanced OSINT Online Course – 7 to 8 July 2021

Learn how to generate relevant, timely, and actionable intelligence from internet sources to investigate criminal activity, assess and manage risk, maximize opportunities, assure compliance, manage reputation, and much more. This highly acclaimed, advanced OSINT...

Detecting Fraud through Vendor Audits – Tue 13 July 2021

The ACFE Detecting Fraud Through Vendor Audits seminar is designed to explain how to develop a solid foundation for vendor audits; how to identify which vendors to target; how to prepare for a vendor audit; how to identify, gather, and audit relevant vendor...

Investigating on the Internet – Mon 26 to Tue 27 July 2021

In this virtual seminar, you will learn how to locate evidence online using search engines, commercial databases and social media sites. This seminar will also discuss methods for conducting international due diligence, give an overview of emerging trends such as...

Working For You

The AIPI welcomes investigators from all backgrounds who have a common purpose of conducting ethical investigations in a professional manner for the benefit of their clients and the community.

Professional Networking

The AIPI serves as a central point for Professional Investigators to network and interact with their peers.


Stay Updated

The AIPI ensures its members are always updated on the current industry news, innovations and changes to relevant laws.


One Step Ahead

The AIPI keeps a watch on the dynamic nature of Professional Investigation to anticipate changes to minimise impact on its members.




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