Subscription Fees

All prices are in Australian dollars. The membership subscription year runs from 1 January through to 31 December.

All applications for admission received after 1 July will be invoiced at 50% of the annual subscription fee (excluding student applications). Application fees (for admission or reinstatement) will not be discounted.

Annual subscription renewals - annual subscriptions are payable by 1 January each year and members that remain in arrears will be suspended and then removed from the Register.

All other subscription invoices - payment must accompany applications for admission or grade transfer.

2018 Subscription Fees

Grade of Membership Australian Residents
(includes 10% GST)
Non-resident of
Fellow A$462.00 A$420.00
Member A$462.00 A$420.00
Associate A$440.00 A$400.00
Associate (Graduate) - 1st Year A$71.50 A$65.00
Associate (Graduate) - 2nd Year A$198.00 A$180.00
Associate (Graduate) - 3rd Year A$434.50 A$395.00
Undergraduate student (flat fee for duration of studies) A$16.50 A$15.00
Postgraduate student* (Associate (Graduate) 1, 2, 3 years) A$71.50 A$65.00
Postgraduate student* (Associate, Member or Fellow grade) 75% off subscription fee 75% off subscription fee
Overseas rate** (all grades) 75% off subscription fee 75% off subscription fee
* A postgraduate student is a student of any age who has completed an undergraduate degree previously and is studying a postgraduate course full-time.
** The overseas rate is available to local professionals employed on salaries that reflect national standards in their country but that are significantly lower than those of their expatriate colleagues. To be eligible for the overseas rate you must be paid fully in the national currency of your country and have a gross salary of less than $A40,000 per annum in 2018. Expatriates are not eligible for the overseas rate.

Application Fees

Applications for admission or reinstatement to the grade of Fellow or Member attract an application fee of A$55.00 inc GST (non-residents of Australia pay A$50.00). There is no fee payable for application or reinstatement to the grade of Student or Graduate.

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. (In the case of student applications no refund will be made.)

Grade Transfer Fees

There are no fees for grade transfer; however any difference in subscription fee applicable to the higher grade must be paid at the time of application.