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Join the Institute of Quarrying Australia. Joining the IQA is easy. Anyone involved, or interested in quarrying, construction materials, and related extractive and processing industries, can join the IQA.

The Membership Review Committee (MRC) manages the allocation of individuals to the correct membership grade within the Institute of Quarrying Australia. Once you submit your application for IQA membership, your experience will be assessed against the requirements of each grade, and you will be allocated into the correct grade based on your role, experience and education within the quarry industry.

Membership Grades:

Honorary Fellow (HFIQ)
Fellow (FIQ)
Member (MIQ)
Technical Member (TMIQ)
Associate Member (AIQ)
Student Member (SIQ)
Operator (OIQ)

Membership Grades

Apply online

Apply via the button below, and the MRC will then assess your application and process your membership.


Apply offline

You can apply to join the Institute of Quarrying Australia offline by downloading the membership application form and emailing the form to [email protected].
The MRC will then assess your application and process your IQA membership.

Offline application form


Membership Fees

The Institute of Quarrying Australia membership is renewed annually. The IQA membership cycle runs through 1 July to 30 June each year. All membership fees will be set by the Board from time to time. The member will be charged a pro rata amount for the number of months remaining in the membership cycle. If a new member joins on or after the 20th of the month, they do not get charged for that month's fee. The fee charged will be based on the pro rata fee from the next month’s subscription fee. If a new member joins in or after January they will be charged pro-rata for the remaining financial year and the full 12 months of the following financial year.

 2024-25 Membership Subscription Fee (Incl GST)
 Fellow  $357
 Member  $340
 Technical Member  $340
 Associate  $340
 Student  $162
 Retiree  $120
 Operator  $54
 Joining Fee  $110


For full details on membership fees and terms for membership please refer to the

Membership Review Committee Charter