What is a Virtual Assistant or VA?
A VA is a self-employed business operator providing business services, in particular, administrative, secretarial, technical and creative via remote means, usually from their home office, utilising the Internet as well as phone, fax and other means.
A VA is not an employee and usually services multiple clients.
Looking to become a Virtual Assistant, or to engage one? Please visit the Australian VA Networks in our menu to learn more information or place a job request.
AVAA (Australian Virtual Assistants Association) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the education and development of its members as part of the professional Virtual Assistance industry, and to educating the public on the role and function of the Virtual Assistant here in Australia.
The Australian Virtual Assistant Industry was born in 1996 with the advent of the Internet and its use in the business world.
We welcome your application to become a member of the Australian Virtual Assistants Association (AVAA). The AVAA aims to provide educational opportunities for its members and to educate the public about the industry. As a member you will receive our blog updates automatically in your email inbox as well as special announcements and VA Industry news.
Criteria: You must be living in Australia and operating as a Virtual Assistant, or planning to operate as a Virtual Assistant in the near future.
The Australian VA Conference (AVAC) will have its seventh event being held in Manly, NSW 18-19 March 2016. The committee are currently working together to bring you a great program. AVAA is the parent body for AVAC, born out of two years of discussions and planning for the industry. We felt it best that the event be placed into the hands of a committee dedicated to the industry and to ensure … [Read More...]
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