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ABSIA is a member based association with three categories of membership plus a Lifetime Membership category. Every ABSIA Membership lasts for 12 months with renewal notices sent out on a company's membership anniversary date.

All employees within an ABSIA Member organisation are entitled to receive member benefits and participate in the association. 

ABSIA Membership Categories

1. Developer Membership

Developer Members are entities that generate revenue from the development of business software. Developer Members are entitled to:

  • One voting representative at general meetings
  • Use of the ABSIA logo
  • One Member Directory listing
  • Discounted or free Member events
  • Participate in ABSIA Forums
  • Sign up to receive regular news

The pricing for Developer Memberships is tiered, based on the number of staff (all prices include GST): 

Micro 5 or less staff globally $   617.10
Level 1 up to 19 Australian or NZ based staff $1,234.20
Level 2 20 - 99 Australian or NZ based staff $2,468.40
Level 3 100+ Australian or NZ based staff $3,702.60


2. Business (Non-Developer) Membership

Business or Non-Developer Members are entities that do not develop business software but have an interest in the business software industry. Examples of Business Members include:

  • Channel partners of software developers
  • Superannuation funds
  • Large businesses that develop software for internal use
  • Accounting firms
  • Other industry associations

Business Members are entitled to:

  • Use of the ABSIA logo
  • One Member Directory listing
  • Discounted or free Member events
  • Participate in ABSIA Forums
  • Sign up to receive regular news

Business Members are not entitled to vote at general meetings.

The pricing for Business Memberships is tiered, based on the number of staff (all prices include GST):

Micro 5 or less staff globally $   617.10
Level 1 up to 19 Australian or NZ based staff $1,234.20
Level 2 20 - 99 Australian or NZ based staff $2,468.40
Level 3 100+ Australian or NZ based staff $3,702.60


3. Individual Membership

Individual Members are individuals who are interested in the business software industry and are:

  • Full time students (student ID required)
  • Employees of current Developer or Business Members
  • Individuals not currently working for an eligible member company or organisation
  • Individuals not currently working

Individual Members are entitled to regular membership benefits but are not entitled to vote at general meetings, use the ABSIA logo or list themselves on the Member Directory.

Individual Membership: $199 (including GST).

4. Lifetime Individual Membership

Lifetime Individual Members are individuals that the Board of Directors appoints for their contribution to the business software industry and/or the association itself. For this reason, Lifetime Individual Membership cannot be purchased.

Lifetime Individual Members have all the rights and privileges of Developer Members but are not required to pay membership from the date of their Lifetime Individual Member appointment. 

ABSIA's Liftime Individual Members can be found here.

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