Membership of ISOC-AU

The Internet Society of Australia, ISOC-AU, is a non-profit, user-focused organisation which promotes development of the Internet in Australia to benefit the whole community, including business, academic, professional, and private Internet users. See here for what ISOC-AU does, how it is organised, what it has achieved.

  • JOINING or RENEWING Membership
  • Membership Structure and Fees
  • Benefits of Becoming a Member

As a member of ISOC-AU you will become part of a network of friendly, informed people, willing to share their knowledge at every level of Internet expertise. ISOC-AU was founded by many of the pioneers of Internet networks and services in Australia, and it offers an environment in which members may seek information, discuss issues, and provide input into industry and government policy submissions. Membership is available for both Individuals (Full and Concession) and Organisations (Foundation, Enterprise, and Sustaining).

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Joining or Renewing Membership

NOTE: Existing members may upgrade their membership for 20% off the cost for the first year (only), with all of the relevant benefits below. So to upgrade to Foundation membership costs only $220; to Enterprise, $880; and to Sustaining, $1760. See your membership renewal invoice or these renewal forms:

  • See here for an on-line SECURE membership form
  • See here for a printable membership form for fax and postal applications

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Membership Structure and Fees

Individual Memberships Organisational Memberships
ConcessionFor students, pensioners and concession holders FullOpen to all individuals FoundationFor community groups and smaller organisations EnterpriseFor established businesses and large organisations SustainingFor those actively assisting Internet development

Membership fees below are for the current financial year. If you or your organisation commenced membership with ISOC-AU within the period January – June this year, your next fees are not due until July next year.

Membership Fees (Au$ includes GST)
$35 – Individual – Concession
$90 – Individual – Full
$275 – Organisational – Foundation
$1100 – Organisational – Enterprise
$2200 – Organisational – Sustaining

Members outside Australia (no GST required)
$31.82 – Individual – Concession
$81.82 – Individual – Full
$250 – Organisational – Foundation
$1000 – Organisational – Enterprise
$2000 – Organisational – Sustaining

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Benefits of becoming a Member

Benefit Individual Foundation Enterprise Sustaining
Membership (incl GST) $90/$35 $275 $1100 $2200
Subscription to our (no-spam) mailing-lists yes yes yes yes
Informal networking/educational meetings yes yes yes yes
Scaled concessions for events and conferences yes yes yes yes
Automatic membership of parent-body ISOC yes yes yes yes
Provide input to government and industry submissions yes yes yes yes
Set up and take part in Special Interest Groups yes yes yes yes
Use our ‘ISOC-AU Member’ logos on your site yes yes yes yes
Discuss perspectives and issues on our Advisory Council yes yes yes
Promote your events/publications to ISOC-AU members yes yes yes
Certificate of ISOC-AU Organisational Membership yes yes yes
Information and link on ISOC-AU pages yes yes yes
Corporate logo, information and link on ISOC-AU pages yes yes
Three extra non-voting associate memberships yes yes
Two-hour consultation with an ISOC-AU Director yes yes
Staff tutorials on Internet policy/technical developments yes
Discussion (when possible) with visiting Internet experts yes
Corporate logo on the front page of the ISOC-AU website yes

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  • Formal procedures for policy consultation with members
  • Email us with any membership enquiries
  • Foundation Members page
  • Enterprise Members page
  • Sustaining Members page

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Our Refund Policy

  • Membership: Membership fees, once paid and processed, are not refundable.
  • Events: If you are unable to attend a fee-paying event, please let us know in writing at least 7 days before the event and we will be able to give you a refund. A substitute delegate is welcome if you are unable to attend. Cancellations after this time will be charged the full attendance amount.