Benefits of membership

Membership ensures access to a wide range of services, support and information.

Key membership benefits

  • Professional credibility associated with the recognised postnominals; AGIA and FGIA for Associate and Fellow members, and GIA(Cert) for Certificated members.
  • Membership of Australia’s peak professional body recognised for independent, expert thought leadership and commentary on governance, risk management and compliance.
  • Access to a major influencer of governance and risk management thinking and a preferred provider of lifelong governance learning — Governance Institute of Australia is a recognised 'centre of excellence' in governance education and training.
  • Access to the industry's leading professional development programs — relevant, practical and presented by experienced industry practitioners. Governance Institute training ensures members are at the forefront of issues affecting governance, risk management and compliance.
  • Quality networking opportunities that provide a forum for sharing experiences and ideas, both informally and via professional development events.
  • Access to Governance Institute's respected monthly journal, that draws on the expertise of governance professionals and commentators and offers members insights across a broad range of issues. These include: relevant legal issues; accounting, administration and general management; company secretarial practice; and governance and risk management trends.
  • Access to our Governance Career Opportunities service where members can access available governance roles.
  • Significant discounts for Governance Institute's professional development courses and conferences, including annual Corporate Governance Forums and Governance Institute's Annual Conference — Australia's pre-eminent national event for governance and risk management professionals.
  • Access to technical and general resources via member-only sections of the website (for example, Useful Practitioner Documents service — an invaluable, first port-of-call for aspiring governance professionals wishing to keep up-to-date on the latest developments in best practice governance and risk management, and appropriate usage of the members' version of the Governance Institute logo).
  • One complimentary remuneration extract for a governance executive or board role available from 29 July 2015.
  • Access to Governance Institute's range of products and services via the member benefits program.
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Membership provides you with the opportunity to network with other people who are doing similar things. There is always something that is not always obvious so it is good to discuss issues. Susan Minto AGIA, Huntley Investment Company Limited

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