Discover a place for better directors

How will I benefit from membership?

Open doors

Gain access to our network of more than 43,000 directors and take the next step in your governance journey.

Be a governance leader

Be part of an organisation that sets the standard of governance and directorship in Australia and internationally.

Develop a director mindset

Understand directors' duties and responsibilities and the needs of your board or business through events, courses or e-learning.

Grow your knowledge

Access tools and resources. Receive a monthly subscription to Company Director magazine for news from the boardroom.
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The Director Journey

Take the next step in your professional governance development

The Director Journey

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 classes

    We have six membership classes. Entry into each is at the discretion of the AICD.
    • Affiliate - AAICD
    • Member - MAICD
    • Graduate - GAICD
    • Fellow - FAICD
    • Life Fellow - FAICD (life)
    • Honorary Fellow - FAICD (Hon)
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    Membership fees

    Our current annual membership fees, effective 1 July 2020


       Members based in Australia     Members based overseas
     New membership Total 
     Affiliate/Member  $605.00
     Joining fee  $220.00
     Total  $825.00
     New Membership Total 
     Affiliate/Member  $300.00
     Joining fee  $140.00
     Total  $440.00
     Renewal Total 
     Affiliate/Member/Graduate Member  $605.00
     Fellow  $665.00
     Retired Membership (all categories)  $300.00
     Renewal Total 
    Affiliate/Member/Graduate Member  $300.00
    Fellow  $330.00
    Retired Membership (all categories)  $150.00

    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.