Our Code of Ethics

The AIPI and all of our members value integrity above all else.   



We embrace not only a sense of legal compliance but we continually consider our conduct and behaviour against the highest ethical standards.


  • The Institute shall be non-political and non-sectarian.
  • The integrity and reliability of members must be beyond reproach.
  • A member shall not negligently, maliciously or willingly injure directly or indirectly the reputation, prospects or business of another member of the Institute / investigation profession.
  • All inquiries and investigations undertaken by members must be conducted within the relevant laws of the states and Commonwealth of Australia and the AIPI Code of Ethics.
  • Members shall not disclose information obtained by them in the course of their profession unless authorised by law and with the consent of their principal / employer / client.
  • Members shall conduct themselves in a manner that does not damage the good standing of the Institute.