Membership fees

A guide to fees and charges for members.

Fee calculator

Please use the online calculator below to determine the fee payable with your application for membership to Engineers Australia.

Fee calculation includes admission/readmission application fee where applicable.

The Membership Fees for 2020 are summarised below:

Student     FREE
Graduates     FREE - $574 per year
Members     $294 - $574 per year
Fellow     $382 - $767 per year
Companion & Affiliate     $290 per year
Joining via Mutual Recognition Agreement     FROM $294 -$574 per year


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Australian applications

An Engineers Australia membership year is from 1 July to 30 June.

Fees for membership applications lodged within Australia are GST inclusive. For members residing outside Australia, rates are GST exempt.

Download the 2020-21 Australian membership fees

Grade/Occupational Category Professional Engineer Engineering Technologist Engineering Associate
* Fellow (Chartered/non-Chartered) $767.00 $574.00 $382.00

 

Grade/Occupational Category Professional Engineer Engineering Technologist Engineering Associate
* Member (Chartered/non-Chartered) $574.00 $451.00 $294.00

 

Grade/Occupational Category Professional Engineer Engineering Technologist Engineering Associate
* Graduate 4th Year (course completion before JUN 17 or before) $574.00 $451.00 $294.00
* Graduate 3rd Year (course completion between JUL 17 - JUN 18) $382.00 $307.00 $206.00
* Graduate 2nd Year (course completion between JUL 18 - JUN 19) $233.00 $191.00 $158.00
Graduate 1st Year (course completion between JUL 19 - JUN 20) $100.00 $100.00 $100.00
New Graduate (course completion between JUL 20- JUN 21) Free Free Free
Chartered Fees     
Standard Member Pathway $1650 ex GST $1815 inc GST
Chartered via Interview $1750 ex GST $1925 inc GST
Add an Area of Practice $305 ext GST $335.50 inc GST
Chartered for Academics and Other Pathways POA  
Chartered Reinstatement As per Fee section  
Grade/Occupational Category Professional Engineer Engineering Technologist Engineering Associate
Student Free Free Free

 

Grade/Occupational Category No Occupational Category
* Affiliate $290.00
* Companion $290.00

Concessions

There is a range of reasons you may be eligible for a reduction in your membership fee.

Retired
Members over 55, ceased full-time employment and earning up to $50,000.

Full-time Postgraduate Study
Members who are enrolled in full-time postgraduate study directly related to their engineering competencies. This tends to apply to those undertaking a Masters or PhD.

Temporary Financial Assistance
Available to those out of the workforce due to unemployment or parental responsibilities, experiencing reduced hours, owning their own business and experiencing a downturn in income.

Eligibility for a concession is subject to the following conditions:

  • Full-time Postgraduate Study and Temporary Financial Assistance concessions expire at the end of the membership year.
  • Substantive evidence supporting your claims is necessary when applying for a Full-time Postgraduate Study or Temporary Financial Assistance concession, as this helps to understand your individual circumstances.
  • Temporary Financial Assistance concessions are generally granted for a maximum of three consecutive years. Consideration for a reduction in fees past this timeframe may require an interview.
  • Only Retired members paying the concession rate are eligible to receive a Technical Society discount if eligible.

You may be asked to provide additional information regarding your claim.

Those holding registration (NER) or Chartered credentials are obliged to maintain their currency in accordance with our CPD Procedure may be selected for audit.

The following provisions apply when requesting a concession:

  • Concessions cannot be granted retrospectively.
  • If payment of the annual fee has been made when applying for a Retired concession, the reduction of fees will apply from the coming membership year.
  • Generally, concession requests should be made prior to making payment of the full annual fee.
  • Concessions are calculated on a pro-rata basis from the month in which the concession was approved for those paying by direct debit.

For more information, contact Member Services or call 1300 653 113.

National Engineering Register Fee
NER $109.00
Membership admission/readmission Fee
New member admission fee applicable to all grades (except Student and First Year Graduate) $90.20
Membership readmission fee applicable to all grades (except Student and First Year Graduates) $90.20
Absence Period Fee
  less than 12 months * Nil
  more than 12 months and less than 5 years * $220.00
  more than 5 years * $335.50

* Membership readmission fee applicable if reinstating member at the same time

Registration Fee
Additional Chartered Area of Practice (AoP) Assessment (College Review) $335.50
Fee description Cost
Replacement certificate fee $55.00
Replacement Stage 1 Competency Assessment Letter (applicable to Non Members) $121.00
Engineering Executive assessment fee $1,925.00
Eligibility for membership (Stage 1 Competency) assessment fee $748.00
Eligibility for membership (Stage 1 Competency) assessment appeaI fee $583.00
Eligibility for membership (Stage 1 Competency) assessment review fee $308.00

International applications

Fees for membership applications lodged outside Australia are GST exclusive.

Download 2020-21 International membership fees

Grade/Occupational Category Professional Engineer Engineering Technologist Engineering Associate
* Fellow (Chartered/non-Chartered) $699.00 $522.00 $347.00

 

Grade/Occupational Category Professional Engineer Engineering Technologist Engineering Associate
* Member (Chartered/non-Chartered) $522.00 $410.00 $266.00

 

Grade/Occupational Category Professional Engineer Engineering Technologist Engineering Associate
* Graduate 4th Year (course completion before JUN 17 or before) $522.00 $410.00 $266.00
* Graduate 3rd Year (course completion between JUL 17 - JUN 18) $348.00 $278.00 $189.00
* Graduate 2nd Year (course completion between JUL 18 - JUN 19) $211.00 $174.00 $144.00
Graduate 1st Year (course completion between JUL 19 - JUN 20) $92.00 $92.00 $92.00
New Graduate (course completion between JUL 20 - JUN 21) Free Free Free

 

Grade/Occupational Category Professional Engineer Engineering Technologist Engineering Associate
Student Free Free Free

 

Grade/Occupational Category No Occupational Category
* Affiliate $266.00
* Companion $266.00

Concessions

There is a range of reasons you may be eligible for a reduction in your membership fee.

Retired
Members over 55, ceased full-time employment and earning up to $50,000.

Full-time Postgraduate Study
Members who are enrolled in full-time postgraduate study directly related to their engineering competencies. This tends to apply to those undertaking a Masters or PhD.

Temporary Financial Assistance
Available to those out of the workforce due to unemployment or parental responsibilities, experiencing reduced hours, owning their own business and experiencing a downturn in income.

Eligibility for a concession is subject to the following conditions:

  • Full-time Postgraduate Study and Temporary Financial Assistance concessions expire at the end of the membership year.
  • Substantive evidence supporting your claims is necessary when applying for a Full-time Postgraduate Study or Temporary Financial Assistance concession, as this helps to understand your individual circumstances.
  • Temporary Financial Assistance concessions are generally granted for a maximum of three consecutive years. Consideration for a reduction in fees past this timeframe may require an interview.
  • Only Retired members paying the concession rate are eligible to receive a Technical Society discount if eligible.

You may be asked to provide additional information regarding your claim.

Those holding registration (NER) or Chartered credentials are obliged to maintain their currency in accordance with our CPD Procedure may be selected for audit.

The following provisions apply when requesting a concession:

  • Concessions cannot be granted retrospectively.
  • If payment of the annual fee has been made when applying for a Retired concession, the reduction of fees will apply from the coming membership year.
  • Generally, concession requests should be made prior to making payment of the full annual fee.
  • Concessions are calculated on a pro-rata basis from the month in which the concession was approved for those paying by direct debit.

For more information, contact Member Services or call 1300 653 113.

National Engineering Register Fee
NER $99.00
Membership admission/readmission Fee
New member admission fee applicable to all grades (except Student and First Year Graduate) $82.00
Membership readmission fee applicable to all grades (except Student and First Year Graduates) $82.00
Absence Period Fee
  less than 12 months * Nil
  more than 12 months and less than 5 years * $200.00
  more than 5 years * $305.00

* Membership readmission fee applicable if reinstating member at the same time

Registration Fee
Additional Chartered Area of Practice (AoP) Assessment (College Review) $305.00
Fee description Cost
Replacement certificate fee $50.00
Replacement Stage 1 Competency Assessment Letter (applicable to Non Members) $110.00
Engineering Executive assessment fee $1,750.00
Eligibility for membership (Stage 1 Competency) assessment fee $680.00
Eligibility for membership (Stage 1 Competency) assessment appeaI fee $530.00
Eligibility for membership (Stage 1 Competency) assessment review fee $280.00

Technical Society membership fees

For members residing outside of Australia, rates are GST exempt.

Download 2020-21 Technical Society fees

Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member N/A N/A
Student N/A N/A
Corporate Bronze N/A N/A
Corporate Silver N/A N/A
Corporate Gold N/A N/A
Corporate Platinum N/A N/A

 

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Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Others Not registered for GST $60.00
Aus/NZ Uni Staff & Postgraduate Students  Not registered for GST Free
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $44.00 $40.00
Member (Non-Engineers Australia)  $55.00 $50.00
Student FREE FREE
AACE Member $44.00 $40.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $33.00 $30.00
Student $16.50 $15.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $22.00 $20.00
Member (Non-Engineers Australia)  $27.50 $25.00
Student $16.50 $15.00
Corporate $550.00 $500.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $88.00 $80.00
Student $49.50 $45.00
Retired $49.50 $45.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $16.50 $15.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Corporate Member $825.00 $750.00
Member (Engineers Australia)  $154.00 $140.00
Member (Engineers Australia)* $132.00 $120.00
Member (Non-Engineers Australia) $176.00 $160.00
Member (Non-Engineers Australia)* $154.00 $140.00
Retired Member $77.00 $70.00
Retired Member* $55.00 $50.00
Retired Member (Non-Engineers Australia)  $88.00 $80.00
Retired Member (Non-Engineers Australia)* $66.00 $60.00
P/Grad Member (Engineers Australia) $77.00 $70.00
P/Grad Member (Engineers Australia)* $55.00 $50.00
P/Grad Member (Non-Engineers Australia) $88.00 $80.00
P/Grad Member (Non-Engineers Australia)* $66.00 $60.00
U/Grad Student (conditions apply) Free Free

* with electronic journal

Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $77.00 $70.00
Student $22.00 $20.00
Retired $33.00 $30.00
Corporate $605.00 $550.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $33.00 $30.00
Student Free Free
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $99.00 $90.00
First Year Graduate $49.50 $45.00
Student Free Free
Retired Member $49.50 $45.00
Silver Corporate $440.00 $400.00
Gold Corporate $880.00 $800.00
Platinum Sponsorship $4,950.00 $4,500.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member (Engineers Australia)  $27.50 $25.00
Member (Non-Engineers Australia)  $44.00 $40.00
Student (Engineers Australia) $5.50 $5.00
Student (Non-Engineers Australia) $11.00 $10.00
Retired $11.00 $10.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member (Engineers Australia) $110.00 $100.00
Member (Non-Engineers Australia)  $115.50 $105.00
Student Free Free
Retired $27.50 $25.00
Corporate $550.00 $500.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Affiliate Not registered for GST $115.00
Student Not registered for GST $45.00
Graduate Not registered for GST $120.00
Member Not registered for GST $165.00
Fellow Not registered for GST $175.00
Corporate Membership Not registered for GST $300.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Individual  $240.00 $218.18
Retired $88.00 $80.00
Unemployed (apply other) N/A N/A
Student Membership $45.00 $40.91
CMat P (apply other) $280.50 $255.00
CMat P Track (apply other)  N/A N/A
Standard Company $630.00 $572.73
Premium Company $1,260.00 $1,145.45
Premium Plus $1,890.00 $1,718.18
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member (Engineers Australia)  $66.00 $60.00
Member (Non-Engineers Australia)  $99.00 $90.00
Student $22.00 $20.00
Retired $22.00 $20.00
Life Member Free Free
Corporate Sponsor $330.00 $300.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member (Engineers Australia)  $44.00 $40.00
Member (Non-Engineers Australia)  $44.00 $40.00
Retired/Student/Unemployed $11.00 $10.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member - Australian Resident  $92.00 $83.64
Member - Overseas Resident $67.00 $67.00
Graduate $36.00 $32.73
Student Free Free
Retired Free Free
Retired with magazine $25.50 $23.18
Life Member By Invitation By Invitation
Corporate Supporter $606.00 $550.91
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $66.00 $60.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $55.00 $50.00
Student - Full Time Free Free
Student (Non-Engineers Australia)  $27.50 $25.00
Retired $27.50 $25.00
Corporate A $275.00 $250.00
Corporate B $550.00 $500.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Affiliate (Open to Australian Residents only)  N/A N/A

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Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $145.20 $132.00
Student (Engineers Australia)  $22.00 $20.00
Student (Non-Engineers Australia)  $33.00 $30.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member Not registered for GST $40.00
Student Not registered for GST $20.00
Retired  Not registered for GST $20.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member Not registered for GST $40.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member (Engineers Australia)  $112.20 $102.00
Member (Non-Engineers Australia)  $134.20 $122.00
Student Free Free
Retired (Engineers Australia) $63.80 $58.00
Retired (Non-Engineers Australia)  $74.80 $68.00
Corporate Silver (3 nominees) $450.00 $409.00
Corporate Gold (6 nominees) $900.00 $818.18
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member (Engineers Australia)  $155.00 $140.91
Member (Non-Engineers Australia)  $183.00 $166.36
Senior Member (Engineers Australia)  $88.00 $80.00
Senior Member (Non-Engineers Australia) $104.00 $94.54
Student $40.00 $36.36
Life Member By Invitation By Invitation 
Corporate Silver $429.00 $390.00
Corporate Gold $900.00 $818.00
Grades of membership Fees (GST inclusive) Fees (GST exclusive)
Member $55.00 $50.00
Student Free Free
Corporate Membership $550.00 $500.00

Common discounts explained

Members of Engineers Australia (excluding free students) who join one or more Technical Societies are entitled to a single discount of $16.50 (includes GST) on their Engineers Australia membership fee*.

If you are a member of one or more Technical Societies, the discount of $16.50 has been applied to your membership renewal fee for 2019-20^.

* The $16.50 discount is applied to a member’s standard membership renewal fee. For example, a Chartered member at the grade of Engineering Associate would normally pay $294.00, however with the discount applied would only be required to pay $277.50. Discounts are automatically applied to a member’s 2019-20 renewal fees.


^ The discount is not applicable for Royal Aeronautical Society Australian Division (RaeS). For further information regarding these this Technical Society, please contact them directly.

Concessions

There is a range of reasons you may be eligible for a reduction in your membership fee.

Retired
Members over 55, ceased full-time employment and earning up to $50,000.

Full-time Postgraduate Study
Members who are enrolled in full-time postgraduate study directly related to their engineering competencies. This tends to apply to those undertaking a Masters or PhD.

Temporary Financial Assistance
Available to those out of the workforce due to unemployment or parental responsibilities, experiencing reduced hours, owning their own business and experiencing a downturn in income.

Eligibility for a concession is subject to the following conditions:

  • Full-time Postgraduate Study and Temporary Financial Assistance concessions expire at the end of the membership year.
  • Substantive evidence supporting your claims is necessary when applying for a Full-time Postgraduate Study or Temporary Financial Assistance concession, as this helps to understand your individual circumstances.
  • Temporary Financial Assistance concessions are generally granted for a maximum of three consecutive years. Consideration for a reduction in fees past this timeframe may require an interview.
  • Only Retired members paying the concession rate are eligible to receive a Technical Society discount if eligible.

You may be asked to provide additional information regarding your claim.

Those holding registration (NER) or Chartered credentials are obliged to maintain their currency in accordance with our CPD Procedure may be selected for audit.

The following provisions apply when requesting a concession:

  • Concessions cannot be granted retrospectively.
  • If payment of the annual fee has been made when applying for a Retired concession, the reduction of fees will apply from the coming membership year.
  • Generally, concession requests should be made prior to making payment of the full annual fee.
  • Concessions are calculated on a pro-rata basis from the month in which the concession was approved for those paying by direct debit.

Technical Society discount

Members of Engineers Australia (excluding free students) who join one or more Technical Societies are entitled to a single discount of $16.50 (includes GST) off their Engineers Australia membership fee*.

*Each Engineers Australia member is entitled to receive one discount only (Technical Society or IPWEA membership), calculated as the highest-value discount for which the member is eligible. The Technical Society discount does not apply when the Technical Society membership fee is equal to or less than the discount amount.

For more information, contact Member Services or call 1300 653 113.

Members of Engineers Australia (excluding free students) who are also a member of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) are entitled to a single discount of $16.50 (includes GST) off their Engineers Australia membership fee*.

If you are a member of IPWEA, the discount of $16.50 has been applied to your membership renewal fee for 2019-20.

* The $16.50 discount is applied to a member’s standard membership renewal fee. For example, a Chartered member at the grade of Engineering Associate would normally pay $294.00, however with the discount applied would only be required to pay $277.50. Discounts are automatically applied to member’s 2019-20 renewals fees.

Each Engineers Australia member is entitled to receive one discount only (Technical Society or IPWEA membership), calculated as the highest-value discount for which the member is eligible.

The Technical Society discount does not apply when the Technical Society membership fee is equal to or less than the discount amount.

Engineers Australia Membership subscription discounts are available to members who are also members of IPWEA or a fee-based Technical Society. These discounts are automatically applied with the yearly renewals process.

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