The peak professional community for Australia's engineers

Career making member benefits

Professional networks

Advance your career in meaningful ways. Find a mentor, join us at events and conferences, network with peers or discover your next move.

Continued learning

Staying current in an ever-changing profession is critical. Enjoy exclusive access to training, webinars, collaboration tools, technical resources, news and more.

Exclusive rewards

Take advantage of discounts and savings of up to 30% on a range of handpicked products and services, including technology, travel, business and fitness.

Instant recognition

Be recognised for who you are and what you bring. Members earn the exclusive right to display Engineers Australia post-nominals.



Free membership gives you the opportunity to network with qualified engineers and learn more about the profession while you're still a student.




Get your engineering career off to the best start possible with exclusive access to our member resources and networks.




Make powerful new connections, stay current and take your career to the next level with membership. Perfect for engineers with at least three years experience.




Be recognised for your significant experience, achievement and prominence in our profession as a Fellow member.


Companion and Affiliate

Companion and Affiliate

If you have an active interest in our profession but do not hold a formal engineering qualification, Companion or Affiliate membership is the perfect fit.


The cost of membership depends on factors including the membership grade and occupational level and whether you need a competency assessment. Various discounts are also available.

Membership operates on a financial year basis from 1 July to 30 June of each year.

The cost for full membership varies from $200 to $815 per year. Student membership is free.

Membership gradeProfessional engineerEngineering technologistEngineering associate
Course completed before 30 June 2021
Course completed between 1 July 2021–30 June 2024
Membership type 
Fellow, Member or Graduate of more than three years
Graduate of one to three years
National Engineering Register

Live outside Australia or looking to renew your society membership? View our international membership fees and technical society fees.

Membership FAQs

Being a member gives you access to all the development, connection and growth opportunities you need to do your best work.

Depending on your membership type, this includes access to:

  • Resources including webinars, collaboration platforms, technical materials, up-to-the-minute news and more.
  • Instant recognition as a respected engineering professional with our post-nominals. Be seen for who you are and what you bring.
  • Discounts and savings of up to 30 per cent on a range of handpicked products and services including technology, travel, business and fitness.

The membership application timeline is calculated on a case-by-case basis. This is dependent on your membership type, conditions and whether a competency assessment is required.

Information on your membership assessment will be provided in the confirmation email sent once you've submitted your application.

In Australia, roles in the engineering profession fall within three occupational categories. A fourth occupational category is available for the purposes of migrant skills assessment.

Your employer has the option to cover your membership fee. You can:

  • Forward your invoice to them.
  • Request the use of the company credit card for payment.
  • Request that they call us directly to make payment on 1300 653 113.

If your employer wants to set up a group invoice for the next financial year, ask them to send an email to [email protected] and we'll be in touch.

Pricing is determined by your membership grade and whether you need a competency assessment.

If you join mid year, we will pro-rata the fee on a monthly basis so that you only pay for the months you're with us.

Engineering. Making Life Happen.

Engineers make the extraordinary possible. From awe inspiring skyscrapers to life-saving medical advancements, engineers transform dreams into tangible, impactful solutions.

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Do you need a competency assessment?

If you don’t quite meet the membership criteria, you can complete a competency assessment to understand whether you're ready to apply.

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Recognition of your other memberships

If you’re a member of a reciprocal organisation, our mutual recognition agreements (MRA) allow you to join Engineers Australia at an equivalent level of membership.

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Meeting your CPD requirements

Membership provides you with the resources you need to meet your CPD requirements, which is essential if you’re working towards or have Chartered or NER credentials.

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Are you migrating to Australia?

We are here to help streamline your Australian migration journey, whether it’s a short-term stay or long-term goal.

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