Membership of the Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council

Join the Council to access exclusive news, offers and networks in Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Membership of the Council is essential for any Australian company doing business in Papua New Guinea, or looking to do so. Membership is open to any company or individual who supports the Council’s goals.

It also provides members with an all-important network to help further their business goals in Papua New Guinea.

Key Benefits

  • First invitation to participate in exclusive events, meetings and missions coordinated by the APNGBC.
  • Exclusive news and updates on topics relating to Papua New Guinea and Council activities.
  • Access to a strong business network of members with a well established knowledge of and experience in Papua New Guinea.
  • Full access to our comprehensive online business hub.


How much does membership cost?

There are two classes of membership available for businesses or individuals to join the Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council. These are:

Full Member – AUD $2550 per annum (including GST)*
A body (whether a corporation or an unincorporated body) engaged in or otherwise interested in trade and commerce between Australia and Papua New Guinea and which carries on business in Australia and Papua New Guinea.

* a Papua New Guinea Kina rate of PGK5,750 is available on request for applicants domiciled in Papua New Guinea.

Associate Member – AUD $675 per annum (including GST)
A person who is a nominee of a department of the Federal, State or Provincial Government of Australia, a nominee of a university, college or similar institution and organisations with less than four employees. An Associate Member has no rights to participate in the management of the Council as an Executive Committee member or to vote at general meetings of the Council.

For new members joining the Business Council, your membership is valid for 365 days from the day the payment is received by the Council. Each member company is then billed annually for their membership.


How do I join?

New Membership enquiries are welcome, you can join any or all of the Business Councils. To register your interest in joining the APNGBC, please download the membership form  and send to us.

A copy of the Council’s constitution is also available for download here.

Payment is accepted via Credit Card (Mastercard, Visa, and AMEX) or Direct Deposit.

If you have any enquiries about membership or payment, please contact our team at  info (at)  or call +61 (0) 7 3348 5142.


Where can I find more information?

You can learn more about the activities of the Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council and what it can offer you as a member by exploring the different areas of this website and following us on social media. Our TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn profiles can be found at the footer of this page. Please note that some areas and articles are not accessible to non-members, you can unlock these areas by becoming a member.