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Member Benefits

 For an annual fee for the benefits detailed below, membership represents value for money in terms of essential resources, an invaluable network and specialised professional development opportunities.

The key on-going benefits of membership include:

The key on-going benefits of your membership include:

  • Be more connected through the most trusted network of agricultural professionals.
  • Improve your career prospects, credibility & professionalism through ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • Improve your business through access to professional business skills workshops & corporate introductions.
  • Discounted rates for Professional Indemnity Insurance.
  • Events - Build your professional development through conferences and workshops in regional and capital city locations and receive discounted registration fees.
  • Credibility- Develop your skills base and become recognised through AIA’s rebranded CPAg professional development program. This program provides a benchmark of quality assurance standards and an ongoing professional development component and can be used as a first step on your path to professional accreditation. Click here to view AIA’s policy statements & submissions
  • Advocacy - our active Advocacy & Policy Special Interest Group has recently developed AIA policy position statements & submissions to Government inquiries so you can have your say.
  • State Divisions – Be connected with your local trusted professional colleagues.
  • Receive the Agricultural Science Journal including member’s only access to online back issues.
  • Receive a 20% discount on selected CSIRO Online Journal Subscriptions.
  • Discounted membership to GAIAC to gain access to a network of international agricultural professionals. For more information see
  • Ongoing relationship with our affiliate organisations such as APEN, CCA & Agronomy Australia.

Other activities and opportunities:

  • Be eligible to have your say on the future of the AIA and agriculture - on Board, Divisions, Committees, Divisional Engagement meeting and Special Interest Groups to boost your CV & career prospects.
  • Code of Ethics - enhance your reputation & credibility through AIA’s Code of Ethics.
  • Awards – be eligible to be recognised in your profession or to recognise others.
  • National Student Award - recognising and supporting excellence in agricultural undergraduate education.
  • Discounts on services such as Hertz car hire & ‘Mapt’. For more information email

 Don’t miss out on these upcoming opportunities!

  • Discount rates and special provisions for AIA Members at the November 2018 National Conference in Sydney.
  • Eligibility for CPAg upon its upcoming release this year and for the Chartered Agricultural Professional (CAP) scheme scheduled for release mid-2018



For further enquiries, please contact the Ag Institute Secretariat:

Ag Institute Australia National Office
PO Box 576, Crows Nest, NSW, 1585
Ph: 02 9431 8657
Fax: 02 9431 8677