Membership of the Association is restricted to those honoured by the Order, including recipients of honorary awards.

Membership benefits include:

  • Opportunity to network with in excess of 8,000 members nationally.
  • Mix socially at stimulating events and functions in the community and regionally organised by Branches (State or Territory).
  • Participating and giving further service to the community.
  • Assisting to nominate deserving people who have gone above and beyond for honours.
  • Receive ‘The Order’ national magazine quarterly in e-version or hard copy.
  • Receive e-News and Branch newsletters and event invitations.
  • Participating in and attending the annual National Conference.
  • Contributing to the Association Foundation scholarships.
  • Membership is your opportunity to connect to a group of amazing people like yourself who are committed to Australia.

Membership is a part of the National Association, but for administrative and participation purposes, members are aligned to a state, territory the overseas branch. Members may also be aligned to a regional group in those states that have them. Members who live in one state may choose to ‘align’ with another, particularly where a neighbouring regional group exists.  However, only one state alignment is possible.

Members may elect to pay membership fees annually or as a lump sum for life membership. There are also a discount payment options.

To join the Association, please click here to access our on-line membership application form.

Membership is administered by the National Office. Please contact the National Manager with any queries on

As a member of the association, you may order 6 replacement Lapel Pins per year direct from Government House.
Contact is Mr Stan Pineda on (02) 62833659. Visa and MasterCard accepted