Why Become a Member

Actuaries Institute Membership

Get the local insight, vibrant network and legislative knowledge you need to achieve success as an actuary.

The Actuaries Institute represents, educates, and connects a growing community of actuaries within Australia and globally. The Institute is renowned for providing expert public comment, its strong relationship with government and regulators, and its legislative agnostic education program. 

Join the Actuaries Institute and become part of a professional community that represents your interests.

Why join us?

We believe in using data for good to benefit society. Our community includes leaders in financial services, health, data science and ESG.  

Here's why you should join us:

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Get the local insight needed to make change happen.

Get the insight you need to be successful in your job. Make local change happen with regular government submissions, regulator discussions and learn first-hand about local legislative trends.

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Stand out from the crowd with post nominals. 

Secure your competitive advantage with local post nominals that reflect your expertise in the Australian, NZ and global market. 

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Connect with our vibrant community and raise your profile.

Unlock event discounts, volunteer, tap into local networking opportunities and dive into the big issues. We are committed to ensuring your community is inclusive, diverse and flexible in nature. Participate in practice committees, working groups and sub-committees to implement important initiatives. 

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Use data for good with cutting-edge thought leadership in the APAC area.

We actively participate in public policy discussions to build and promote confidence in the actuarial profession. We release research commissioned by the Institute from actuaries who are subject matter experts.

Did you know?

Each year, we make over 30 submissions to government to assist with the quality of legislation, regulations and prudential standards.

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What do you get with Membership?

We support actuaries at each stage of their career via practice committees, microcredentials, short courses, mentor programs, major events, meet ups, insights sessions and professional standards and guidance.

Your benefits include:

thought leadership

Future-thinking thought leadership.

Access thought leadership public commentary and submissions as they happen. Upskill on prevalent and emerging issues such as cyber risk, big data and digital economy, retirement and much more.

Lifelong learning and volunteering alongside 700+ volunteers.

Get involved with mentoringmicrocredentials, short courses, and our 700+ volunteers. Volunteering with working groups and committees allows you to raise your profile, earn CPD points, expand your network and give back to the profession.
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Discounts on Major industry events and free Insights sessions.

Our events are essential in developing the profession, shaping public discussion and contributing to industry change in Australia and Asia. As a Member, enjoy discounts on Major Events and attend key community events for free. We also host WhatsApp groups for our smaller networks.

technical knowledge

CPD Hub and on-demand online resources.

Access technical knowledge with over 7,300+ resources on our CPD Hub. Read and write for a shared knowledge base through Actuaries Digital

Professional and ethical guidance.

Access a suite of Professional guidance.

New innovations with our Education program.

A student-centric online Education program which is globally recognised and covers new areas like Data Science. 

Choose your Membership type

Fellow (FIAA)/Accredited Member

For qualified actuaries who have completed Fellowship subjects.

Overseas actuaries can apply to become Fellows if they belong to an overseas association with mutual recognition. 

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Associate (AIAA)

For those who have completed the Foundation and Actuary Programs and have one year of relevant work experience.

Overseas Associates can apply to become an Associate if they belong to an overseas association with mutual recognition. 

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Student Member

For those enrolled in the Actuaries Institute Education Program. Student members are able to enrol in courses and examinations or claim course exemptions.

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For those interested in getting involved and joining the Actuaries Institute community. Expand your network, elevate your professional development, understand the latest issues and volunteer. Affiliate membership carries no accreditation. 

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Our Membership year starts on 1 October 2023.

Become a Member today and get the insight, relationships and credentials you need for success as an actuary in Australia. 

Our Members

We are young.


of our members are under 35 years of age. Young actuaries are represented by a Young Actuaries Advisory Board (YAAB) - a forum for the Board to hear from young members directly. 

We are diverse.


of our members identify as female, and our Members represent a wide ranging diversity of cultures, backgrounds and nationalities.

We are global.


of our members are based overseas, in locations such as New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Asia. 62% of our overseas Members are based in Asia. 

Start your journey today.

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Join the professional body representing actuaries and you’ll gain the fellowship and support of an elite network of peers throughout the globe.