The Australian Institute of Building (AIB) fees are set by the AIB Council and reviewed on a periodic basis.  The membership year is from 1 April through to 31 March the following year. Individuals applying for membership part-way through the year may receive a pro-rata discount.

All new applications, excluding student memberships, will incur a non refundable application fee of $100 (including GST).

Individuals who allow their membership to lapse may be required to pay a membership reinstatement fee of $150 (including GST).

The current fee schedule for the 2017/18 year was approved in January 2017 and applies to a full-year of membership.

Membership GradesAustralian Based Members
$AUD
(includes GST)
Overseas Based Members
$AUD
(No GST)
Fellow$615$455
Reciprocal Fellow (Current member of an institute with a reciprocal membership agreement)$369$273
Member$510$355
Reciprocal Member (Current member of an institute with a reciprocal membership agreement)$309$213
Affiliate$360$240
Associate – All Levels
for 1st Year after graduation only
$155$140
Associate – All Levels
for 2nd Year onwards after graduation
$360$240
Retired$100$90
StudentFreeFree
National Building Professional Register Membership (for Australian Members only)$75N/A

Pro-Rata Schedule for New Memberships

All new memberships with the AIB will be charged membership fees through to 31 March of the following year. Fees are charged pro-rata according to the following schedule:

Date on which application is submitted onlineFee PayableRenewal Date
Between 1 January and 30 June100%31 March of the following year
Between 1 July and 30 September75%31 March of the following year
Between 1 October and 31 December50%31 March of the following year