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. To download a copy of the invitation, please click here.

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. For an offline version, please click here to download the 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