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Eligibility

ICOM membership is open to museums and galleries, their staff and volunteers, museum sector providers, museum retirees and post-graduate students undertaking museum related study.

Individuals and organisations who deal in cultural or heritage objects for profit are not eligible for membership.

Benefits

Three reasons to join (561kB)


Code of ethics

Members of ICOM undertake to abide by the ICOM Code of ethics for museums . This code is a cornerstone of ICOM. It sets minimum standards of professional practice and performance for museums and their staff.


Membership rates (2016)

Membership is for a calendar year commencing 1 Jan.


Individual members

Regular museum professional

AUD $ 140
  Retired museum professional AUD $  65

Institutional members

1. (budget < $50k)

AUD $ 425
  2. (budget $50k-$160k) AUD $ 525
  3. (budget $160k-$1.6m) AUD $ 750
  4. (budget $1.6m-$8m) AUD $1100
  5. (budget $8m-$16m) AUD $1300

 

6. (budget > $16m)

AUD $1600


Student members
(non-voting)

Postgraduate students
(related to museum studies)


AUD $   55

 


Supporting members
(non-voting)


Supporting individual


Supporting institution
(have an interest in museums
and international cooperation)


 AUD $400

 

Price on
application

GST does not apply.

Discount for Museums Australia members

Museums Australia  individual members receive 5% discount on ICOM Australia individual membership.

Credit card surcharge

Credit card payments attract a surcharge of $3. This is to help offset the fees charged by credit card providers.

Currency

Payments are only acceptable in Australian Dollars.


Apply

Please note that the issuing of new member cards from Paris takes at least 4-6 weeks.

On-line application

The on-line application service is currently unavailable, please use one of the manual forms below.

Please note that new Supporting Individual applications can only be made manually using the form below.

For assistance contact the ICOM Secretariat in the Museums Australia National Office:

p: (02) 6230 0346
e: ICOM Australia membership query

Manual application

Manual applications for new memberships can be made by completing and sending one of the appropriate forms below.

For manual renewals download the appropriate form below, complete and send to ICOM Australia.

  New individual (119kB)   New individual (158kB)
  New institution (114kB)   New institution (159kB)
  New postgrad student (120kB)   New postgrad student (153kB)
  New supporting individual (87kB)   New supporting individual (147kB)

 

 

International committees and affiliated organisations

Members of ICOM are eligible to apply for a range of international committees and affiliated organisations.


Renewals

On-line renewals here

Please note that renewing Supporting Individuals can only be made manually using the form below.

Manual renewals can be made using one of the following renewal forms. For assistance contact the ICOM Secretariat in the Museums Australia National Office:

p: (02) 6230 0346
e: ICOM Australia membership query

For manual renewals download the appropriate form below, complete and send to ICOM Australia.

  Individuals (116kB)   Individuals (166kB)
  Institutions (115kB)   Institutions (166kB)
  Postgraduate students (113kB)   Postgraduate students (163kB)
  Supporting individuals (110kB)   Supporting individuals (160kB)