Graduate Associate Membership

Upon completion of your studies, we're proud to offer recent graduates of accounting degrees or diplomas from a university or TAFE in Australia a heavily discounted IPA membership for only $180*.

Apply now to have the $150 application fee WAIVED*!

You’ll receive the full benefits of IPA membership including technical updates and publications, Mentored Experience Program, IPA ProgramProfessional Assistevents and training, member offers from our partners and more!

For more information contact your local membership officer on 1800 625 625 or fill in our online application form.

*Terms and conditions

1. To be eligible, you need to have graduated with an accounting qualification (Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Bachelor Degree, Graduate Diploma or Master Degree) in Australia within the last three years from the date of your application.
2. Enrolment in the IPA Program is subject to meeting eligibility criteria.
3. To access the Mentored Experience Program, existing employment in the industry is strongly recommended.
4. The standard $150 membership application fee is waived for eligible applicants only.
5. If you enrol in the IPA Program, your membership will be capped at $180 for a further two years. Otherwise your membership fee will increase incrementally over the first five years as noted below:


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Year 5