Renew my membership

Membership is for a calendar year commencing 1 January. You can renew your membership from October for the following calendar year.

All membership renewals must be paid by 31 March. New memberships are processed up until 1 September annually.

Christmas shutdown 22 December – 4 January  inclusive.

To renew simply

  1. pay with via EFT or credit card (methods below) or via Paypal from your IRIS log in.
    1. Direct bank payment is the preferred, safest and fastest method
    2. make sure you include your last name and membership number egSMITH12345 in your bank reference
    3. up-to-date postal addresses are critical so you can receive your renewal sticker
  2.  if your details have changed or need updating, please update them via your  IRIS log in
  3. if you don’t receive your renewal sticker within 3 weeks, please email us

Payment table options




BSB 013 030
Account number 198 008 971
Account name Aus. National Com. ICOM
Reference Last name and ICOM member # (no spaces)  egSMITH12345
Credit Card Paypal via your ICOM Iris login Select ‘renew my membership’
Invoice (for organisational membership) Email Invoices will be sent directly to you


How to log into ICOM IRIS

Your username is your email address.

If you cannot remember what email address you used or if your email address has changed please contact:

If your password is not working please reset your password.

Membership rates (2024)

Membership is for a calendar year commencing 1 January.

Membership rates (2023)

Member type Definition Rate AMaGA member* discount rate
Individual members Employed museum professional AUD $162 AUD $154
Retired museum professional AUD $75 AUD $72
Non voting members Postgraduate students
(related to museum studies)
AUD $75 AUD $72
Supporting individual AUD $460 Not applicable
Institutions 1. (budget < $50k) AUD $ 475
2. (budget $50k-$160k) AUD $ 605
3. (budget $160k-$1.6m) AUD $ 862
4. (budget $1.6m-$8m) AUD $1270
5. (budget $8m-$16m) AUD $1490
6. (budget > $16m) AUD $1850
Supporting institution
(have an interest in museums
and international cooperation)
Price on

*Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA) individual members receive a 5% discount on ICOM membership.