Why Get Involved

Simulation Australia provides a forum for those involved with simulation, to allow for discussion and distribution of information, and to further advance the research, development and use of simulation technologies and practices in Australian society, industry, academia and government.

The key principles of your membership are to connect you with clients and associates; help you stay current in the profession; create opportunities for career advancement; and to provide you with exclusive member benefits.

Our organisation is governed by a board and supported by division committees, who give their time voluntarily to support our members and activities. Our current divisions are (but not limited to) Defence; Emergency Management & National Security; Transport; Resources & Infrastructure; Learning & Development / Human Factors; Modelling & Decision Support; and Health.


Membership Benefits

(1) Connect with clients and associates 

  • Attend regular networking events and seminars across Australia at member rates
  • Exhibit at and/or attend our annual national conferences at member rates
  • Participate in Simulation Australia online networking forums (LinkedIn groups)
  • Promote your organisation on the Simulation Australia website www.simulationaustralia.org.au and (if relevant) in the Industry Capability Directory http://directory.simulationaustralia.org.au/ with logo, profile and link (corporate members only)


(2) Stay current in the profession

  • Receive monthly eNews to your inbox
  • Receive regular updates on division activity, new members and other opportunities to your inbox
  • Receive bi-annual Simulation Australia magazine
  • Complimentary access to research papers online


(3) Create opportunities for career advancement

  • Access to Simulation Australia Professional Certification process at member rates
  • Access to professional development courses or seminars at member rates (may be run by 3rd parties)
  • Nominate yourself or staff to join the Thought-Leaders group or division committees


(4) Provide you with exclusive member benefits

  • Give feedback through regular surveys and direct communication so we become the voice of Australian Simulation industry to government, media and other industries globally
  • Partner with Simulation Australia, e.g. host a SimAust event in your facility
  • Receive one vote at Simulation Australia AGM (student members excluded)
  • Receive a Simulation Australia membership certificate
  • Receive marketing opportunities in our publications at member rates
  • Receive complimentary access to Simulation Australia boardroom & hot-desk facility in Adelaide (first in first served)
  • Liaise with our Partnerships Manager to tailor a partnership specific to your needs


Membership Level Cost Per Annum
Corporate Membership 1 to 5 personnel $750
Corporate Membership 6 to 15 personnel $1,400
Corporate Membership 16 to 30 personnel $2,600
Corporate Membership 31 to 70 personnel $5,000
Corporate Membership 71+ personnel $10,500
Individual Membership $295
Student Membership $49