Be your company’s greatest asset when it comes to driving responsible performance.

Governance Institute of Australia offers accreditation, development and networking opportunities to governance and risk professionals, directors, company secretaries and students.

Becoming a member gives your career a stamp of credibility. It also unlocks a wealth of resources so your skills will always be the industry’s best.

There are different types of memberships available depending on your qualifications and experience.


For professionals in the early stages of their career and have completed a Certificate course with us.


For professionals with at least six years experience, or relevant academic experience, and have completed postgraduate study with us.


For top-tier professionals with at least eight years experience, or relevant academic experience, and have completed postgraduate study with us.

Our commitment to excellence

Excellence is a continuous process and that’s why our members commit to ongoing continuing professional development each year.

This ensures the highest standard and most up-to-date knowledge and skills to navigate today’s ever-changing governance and risk landscape.

The right membership for you: compare prerequisites, benefits and cost. Join now and become our organisation's greatest asset for reponsible performance. Not ready to be a member?Subscribe for discounted access to our centre of excellence. Tertiary students subscribe for free here.

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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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