Member Benefits

Discover some of the top reasons why people and organisations like yours love being members of Museums Australia, your national association, in this webinar Membership Matters, a conversation with Frank Howarth (Museums Australia National President, 2013-2017).

Join MA to access these benefits.*

Communications

  • Access to Members Area of the national website
  • Access to National Networks
  • E-mail News & Events Bulletins of relevant sector happenings
  • E-mail Jobs Bulletins alerting you to current vacancies
  • MA Magazine

 

Your Association

  • Involvement in a vibrant community of museum and gallery professionals, students, volunteers and colleagues
  • Contribute to a national voice on sector issues
  • Eligibility to stand for officer position at National, State/Territory or National Network level
  • Voting rights to select the people you want to represent you and the sector at all levels
  • Opportunity to participate in sector surveys and research

 

Community & Networking

  • Membership of your state/territory branch or chapter (chapters are NSW and WA only)
  • Involvement in a vibrant community of like-minded people
  • Networking opportunities at MA and partner events

 

Professional Development & Lifelong Learning

  • Access to local, state and national events including workshops, conferences, networking get-togethers
  • Eligibility to enter MAGNA awards
  • Track Continuing Professional Development with GLAMmer Points

 

Discounts

  • Discounted entry to Australian museums & galleries
  • 5% reciprocal discount with ICOM Australia
  • MA National Conference and MA event discounts
  • Discounted entry to the MAPDA awards
  • Discounts on publications and shop items
  • Discounts on selected MA Partner events (Australian Registrar Committee, ICOM Australia, Museums Aotearoa, Musica Viva, as negotiated)
  • Discounts on insurance for your volunteers, building, collection, public liability and consultants

 

 

* Please note that some regions of Australia will have limited access to some of these benefits. It is MA's goal to create equitable delivery of programs across the country and we thank you for your understanding while we arrange the ways and means of getting our programs to you in the most effective manner possible.