How will I benefit from membership?


Improve your effectiveness

We have created a learning pathway to help with your continued learning and development needs

Open doors

Our exclusive services connect you with the world’s largest network of directors and governance experts

Improve your organisation’s governance

The guidance you receive from us will support you to create high-performance governance teams

Understand your duties and responsibilities

Stay current with our exclusive publications and resources written by governance experts
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Take your career further

Join the AICD today and enjoy the exclusive benefits available to our members, including access to the best leadership courses and resources in Australia.

Is membership right for me?

Our members are from not-for-profit, ASX, private and public sectors around Australia and across the globe. 

Becoming a member will help you build your professional networks and strengthen your governance knowledge.

Our membership includes:

  • Aspiring directors
  • Executive directors
  • Business owners
  • Non-executive directors
  • Executives reporting to a board
  • Company secretaries
  • Senior managers
  • Professionals interested in governance

  • We invite you to become a member today to further your governance journey.

    Membership categories

    We have six membership categories. Entry into each is at the discretion of your division council.














    Life Fellow





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    Membership fees

    Our current annual membership fees, effective 1 July 2016


       Members based in Australia     Members based overseas
     New membership Total 
     Affiliate/Member  $550.00
     Joining fee  $220.00
     Total  $770.00
     New Membership Total 
     Affiliate/Member  $250.00
     Joining fee  $100.00
     Total  $350.00
     Renewal Total 
     Affiliate/Member/Graduate Member  $550.00
     Fellow  $605.00
     Retired Membership (all categories)  $275.00
     Renewal Total 
    Affiliate/Member/Graduate Member  $250.00
    Fellow  $275.00
    Retired Membership (all categories)  $130.00

    For details on renewals, membership upgrades and Directorship Opportunities subscriptions, please contact the Member Relations team in your division on 1300 739 119.

    Please note: we offer individual memberships only – we do not currently offer corporate membership.

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    Membership FAQs

    See a list of frequently asked questions about AICD membership.