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Each member, joining as an organisation or as an individual, is allocated a membership category according to their field or status. This is to ensure that ASI can provide a more targeted service to its members.

The Board may establish categories of membership and may make appropriate provisions for the granting of such membership and the conditions of that membership. Prospective members of the Company may join the Company under one of the following categories of membership:

Sustaining Members

For companies providing continued substantial financial support as determined by the Board. Please contact ASI directly for more details. 

Manufacturer Membership

Businesses that manufacture raw steel or engaged in Australia in manufacturing or roll-forming steel finished products. The membership application is sent to the ASI Board for approval.

Service Centre Membership

Businesses that store, sell and/or distribute steel products and are appointed distributors for one or more ASI manufacturer members.The membership application is sent to the ASI Board for approval.

Fabricator Membership

Businesses that fabricate steel structures, vessels, pipelines or any other form of steel fabrication.

Associate Members

Businesses that supply equipment, consumables and/or services to manufacturer, service centre or fabricator members.

Professional Membership

Businesses engaged in architecture, structural engineering, steel detailing, quantity surveying and/or project management.

Academic Libraries Membership

For Australian academic libraries wishing to subscribe to Steel Australia magazine and Steel Construction journal, to gain an individual eLibrary login for the librarian and members' discount on the purchase of books from the ASI bookshop.

Steel Shed Group

Please refer to the Steel Shed Group webpage for membership information.

Individual Membership

All individuals interested in the use of steel but who fall outside the other categories of membership. Individual membership runs from July of one year to June of the next and is:

  1. Not transferable
  2. Limited to the purchase of one copy of ASI publications as per ASI Bookshop order form list.
  3. Limited to registering one place for the individual member at any ASI event or seminar.
  4. Entitled to one copy of each issue of Steel Australia and Steel Construction journal (PDF)

New Zealand residents please contact the ASI directly for more information.

Free Academic Membership

Free membership is available to lecturers of departments, faculties and schools of engineering, architecture or building at an Australian university and/or TAFE college offering courses which further the steel industry as part of its curriculum. Academic members can benefit from the library service for teaching aids and assistance with guest lectures from State managers as required.

Free Student Membership

The Australian Steel Institute (ASI) offers free online membership to students studying Bachelor degrees in engineering, building or architecture and enrolled in universities in Australia. Membership includes free access to the ASI eLibrary for digitally delivered items. For more information please go to the Student page.

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 If you have any enquiries about ASI membership or ASI benefits or you wish to apply off-line for membership please feel free to contact the Member Services Officer on direct tel. (02) 8748 0180 or email