Presently, Australia ICOMOS has close to 800 members, including a wide range of professionals such as planners, historians, educators, curators, anthropologists, archaeologists, architects, interpretation specialists, conservators, engineers, site/asset managers and and qualified tradespeople working in heritage conservation.

Download the Australia ICOMOS Membership Brochure


Core Benefits

Different benefits and requirements apply to the different categories of membership. Benefits for all members include:

  • Weekly email news with information about national and international activities, current heritage issues and employment opportunities
  • A subscription to the Australia ICOMOS refereed journal Historic Environment
  • Opportunities to participate in some national activities
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Discounts at Australia ICOMOS functions and conferences
  • Discounts on Australia ICOMOS publications

For a full list of the benefits and requirements that apply to each membership category, click on the links in the following section.

Membership Categories

Membership at both a national and international level is available through Australia ICOMOS and the membership categories are as follows:

Australia ICOMOS can also grant honorary memberships according to the Honorary Membership Policy.

Please note that changes in membership category require a formal request to Australia ICOMOS as different criteria and application requirements may apply.


Membership fees are based on the financial year, are paid annually and are GST inclusive. They are revised periodically by the Australia ICOMOS Executive Committee.

Membership fees for the 2020/2021 financial year onwards are set out in the table below and include 10% GST. A set of pro-rata fees applies to applications that are considered and approved at February meetings of the Executive Committee.

International Membership
(includes International component)
Full International $280.00 (inc GST)
Full International – Retired/Unwaged $140.00 (inc GST)
Young & Emerging Professional (under 30 years) $140.00 (inc GST)
 Associate Membership
(no International component)
Associate $210.00 (inc GST)
Associate – retired/unwaged $70.00 (inc GST)
Associate – student (enrolled full-time) $70.00 (inc GST)
Institutional/Corporate Membership
(includes International component)
$840.00 (inc GST)