Individual Membership

Membership with IPAA ACT demonstrates a personal commitment to public administration, providing opportunities for development, networking and engagement right across the sector.

Collectively our membership base represents over 150,000 professionals in public administration, bringing together Federal Government, ACT Government, private sector and academia. Connecting with IPAA ACT means connecting with some of the most influential people in the public sector.

Membership is offered at three levels; Individual Membership, Associate Membership (includes full-time students, part-time employees and retirees), and Corporate Membership.

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To become part of the IPAA ACT community, click here to join now.

Please note that all APS Departments, the ACT Government, and a number of large agencies are current members of IPAA ACT. A complete list of corporate members is available here

Individual Membership Benefits

As an Individual or Associate Member, you will receive instant access to members benefits which includes:

  • Free or discounted participation at IPAA ACT events and initiatives
  • Discounted access to IPAA ACT’s annual Conference and the IPAA National Conference
  • Free annual (electronic) copy of IPAA 2017 Speeches Book (hard copies to be provided on request)
  • Free quarterly (electronic) access to the Australian Journal of Public Administration (hard copies can be provided on request)
  • Professional development opportunities to update or acquire knowledge of public administration through conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Networking opportunities with other professionals who have common interests
  • Development opportunities through being involved in IPAA committees, communities of practice, and other thought leadership initiatives
  • Professional recognition as a Member of the Institute of Public Administration Australia
  • Voting rights in IPAA ACT’s biannual elections

Individual Membership Fees

Membership fees are levied from 1 July each year. The table below outlines the current fees for individual members, which came into effect from 1 July 2016. If you join part-way through the year, IPAA ACT offer a pro-rata membership rate through to 30 June. As with all professional associations, your IPAA membership is fully tax deductible. For more information on our fee structure, please contact the Membership Engagement Manager

Membership Type 2018-19 Membership Fee (inc GST)
Individual Member $220
Associate Member  $110*

*Associate Membership includes full-time students, part-time employees and retirees.