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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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

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 iniatives
  • Access to IPAA ACT Mentoring Program (open only to members)
  • Discounted access to IPAA ACT’s annual Conference and the IPAA National Conference
  • Free (electronic) copy of IPAA 2017 Speeches Book (hard copies provided on request)
  • Free quarterly (electronic) access to the the Australian Journal of Public Administration
  • Networking opportunities with other professionals who have common interests
  • Professional development opportunities to update or acquire knowledge of public administration through conferences, seminars and workshops
  • 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

Membership Fees

Membership fees are levied from 1 July each year. If you join part-way through the year, IPAA ACT offer a pro-rata membership rate through to June 30. As with all professional associations, your IPAA membership is fully tax deductible. For more information on our rates, please contact the Membership Engagement Manager.

Membership Type 2017-18 Membership Fee (inc GST)
Individual Member $220
Associate Member  $110*

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

  • 2017-18 Individual Membership
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