Associate Grade

Associate membership is available to individuals working in the minerals and associated industries who do not have the formal academic qualifications to apply for Graduate or Member grade.

An Associate must have a minimum of two years of relevant industry experience.

In addition to the key benefits of membership, Associate grade advantages include:

  • Global recognition of AusIMM membership and post nominals, reinforcing members' commitment to high standards and professional development
  • Discipline-specific societies and interest groups that allow you to develop in your chosen area
  • Contributing to the status and development of your chosen profession and to the minerals sector as a whole
  • Lifestyle benefits and discounts through Austbrokers Countrywide, Member Advantage and other groups.

Application Requirements

Qualification and experience

A copy of your current CV should be included with this application form. Your CV should provide proof that you meet the requirements of admission to this grade, as stated in By-Law 12.


This proposal for admission to the grade of Associate must be sponsored by 3 Corporate Members of The AusIMM (i.e. Honorary Fellow, Fellow or Member).

The following Information is required:

  • First Name*
  • Last Name*
  • Organisation
  • Telephone
  • AusIMM Membership No*
  • Job Title
  • Email*
  • Grade of Membership*

*Minimum required information for Sponsor to be verified

Payment of Application fee

A $55 ($50 for Non Australian residence) is required to submit your application; this is a standard Application fee that is required on all new applications and reinstatements over 3 years old. Go to the subscription fees page to calculate your fees.

Application Cancellations

All applications received for admission or reinstatement that are terminated or expired prior to election to membership will incur a A$55.00 (includes GST) administration fee prior to refund.

For assistance with your membership application, please contact the Membership Department:
Phone: 1800 657 985 (within Australia) +61 3 9658 6130 (overseas).