Why join?


Three women smilingAdult Learning Australia is committed to being a strong voice for adult learners and the sector. Becoming a member of Adult Learning Australia is a great way to support lifelong and lifewide learning across Australia. Annual membership benefits are outlined below.

Individual membership

(Full price: $105, Concession: $85)

  • Subscription to ALA’s national quarterly e-magazine, Quest, highlighting best practice in Adult Education
  • Lobbying and representation on federal and state working parties
  • Subscription to 3 editions of the A rated peer reviewed Australian Journal of Adult Learning
  • Free access to ALA’s series of professional development webinars
  • Member notification of news, events, professional development opportunities and submissions
  • Invitations and discounts to special events including ALA forums and conference

Organisational membership

(Cat A: $295, Cat B: $220, Concession: $150)

All of the above plus:

  • Advice and assistance from ALA staff
  • Free occasional use of Blackboard Collaborate training room
  • Use of the ALA logo for advertising and promotion. (Must adhere to branding guidelines)
  • Access to the members only section of this website for all of your staff
  • Discounted access to professional development for all of your staff
  • Free advertising of jobs and events (celebrations, conferences and forums of a non-commercial nature)
  • For Not for Profit ACE providers, priority listing on Find a Course database
  • Listing on Community Education and Training website (for ACE RTOs only)

Member networks

ALA Members can also subscribe to our optional special-interest networks

ACE Disability Network ($55 per year)

  • One free disability consultation per year
  • Discounts on Self Directed Training Manual on Disability
  • Quarterly newsletter

LLN Network ($55 per year)

  • Free access to 4 LLN themed professional development webinars per year, including resources validation sessions.
  • Access to our LLN resources and assessment repository.

Admission to any membership category requires acceptance of the ALA Member Code of Conduct and is at the discretion of the ALA Board.