Membership terms & conditions

Set out below are the details of our Membership Terms and Conditions. 


    All AICD members are bound by our Constitution, By-Laws and Code of Conduct in force from time to time. 

    You can find these governance documents online here.

    As a company limited by guarantee, AICD members provide a guarantee under our Constitution in the event of a winding up. The guarantee is limited to $20. AICD membership and its rights are personal to the member and are not transferable.

    Membership Application

    Eligibility for AICD membership is subject to our receipt of your completed Membership Application Form and payment of the membership fee.

    In your Membership Application Form you are required to provide true and correct information, and make a declaration about certain matters. Please provide as much detail as possible so that your application can be assessed.

    Once complete, your application will be reviewed by the Membership Committee and a recommendation made to the Division Council in your State or Territory about your admission to the AICD. The relevant Division Council will then determine the acceptance or rejection of your application in accordance with the criteria for the applicable membership class.

    Whilst we aim to advise you of the membership application status within approximately one month from submission , in some instances such as applications for the Fellows class, this process may take longer and we will keep you informed if this is the case.

    If accepted, your AICD membership is for a period of 12 months.

    Membership Renewal

    Your AICD membership must be renewed every 12 months and we generally send a reminder approximately 1 - 2 months before the renewal date.

    Your eligibility to renew is subject to your payment of the membership fee and your ongoing compliance with the applicable conditions, including the completion of any mandatory Director Professional Development (DPD) requirement and your renewal declaration.

    Direct Debit of Membership Renewal Payment

    You may authorise us to direct debit your nominated account for your membership renewal payment. Please refer to your direct debit authorisation and the Direct Debit Services Agreement for the information applicable to this request.

    All renewals paid by direct debit are still subject to the above Membership Renewal requirements.

    Refund of Membership Fees

    We only provide refunds of membership fees in limited circumstances, namely:

    • If your membership application has been declined; or
    • Exceptional circumstances prevent you from continuing your membership.

    Terms of Use – Print, scan and copy devices

    You can access printing, scanning and photocopying devices (Devices) at AICD member lounges.

    By using the Devices, you expressly relieve the AICD from all liability arising from your use of the Devices and from any loss or damage of any sort you may incur from use of the Devices. The Devices may be subject to limitations, delays and other problems inherent in the use of the internet and electronic communications. The AICD is not responsible for any delays, failures or other damage resulting from such problems.

    By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Devices, you will not:

    • Defame, harass, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
    • Distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, defamatory, infringing, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; and
    • Violate the AICD Business Centre and Member Lounge code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable to the use of the Devices.

    The AICD takes measures to ensure information is secure in transit and is not permanently stored on AICD systems however the AICD cannot ensure a digital footprint in not stored at some point for areas outside of AICD control.

    The AICD reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate use if the Devices at any time without notice.

    If you do not agree to all the Terms of use set out above, you must not use the Devices. By using the Devices, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms of use and you agree to be bound by same.


    By submitting a Membership Application Form, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the AICD Privacy Policy available here and agree with and consent to the practices described in that Privacy Policy.


    From time to time, we may update these Terms and Conditions. The updated Terms and Conditions will apply to all membership applications from the time of posting on our website onwards.

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