Australian Institute of Building  was established in 1951, provides recognition and excellence for professional builders and plays an important role in developing a career for each individual building professional.

Australian Institute of Building is an organisation for building professionals working with in the construction and building industry and plays an important role in influencing technical, regulatory and commercial framework under which the particular industry operates.

Australian Institute of Building supports and organises various types of events which supports the professional development of construction and building professionals around Australia, Hong Kong and other countries. Such events organised by Australian Institute of Building include 2008 professional excellence in building awards, conference- construct 2008 and 2008 Australian Institute of Building study tour to Dubai.

The conference, Construct 2008, is to be held at Gold Coast and key issues addressed at the conference will be related to professional and stakeholders in construction and building industry. Other programs at the conference include presentations on construction research and updates and real-life case studies.

Australian Institute of Building professional excellence in building awards are to individuals reflecting high standard of buildings. Awards are categorised into commercial, residential, ecologically sustainable development research and development, technology and innovation.