The Institute of Public Affairs is Australia’s oldest and loudest free market think tank. Since 1943 the IPA has been at the forefront of public debate, promoting our values of freedom, free markets and individual liberty.

You can be a General Member or make a greater contribution and receive special benefits as a Premier Member. If 25 or under join at a special discount rate and connect with hundreds of other young people interested in free markets and individual liberty.

You can view a comprehensive list of member benefits by scrolling down. If you have any questions please contact Nina Lohanatha on 03 9600 4744 or [email protected].

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BSB: 083-004 
Account No: 03-528-5579 
Account Name: Institute of Public Affairs 
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Institute of Public Affairs
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Membership Categories

General membership

Join and know that you are supporting Australia’s oldest and strongest voice for freedom. Receive insider access to our important events, opinion articles, publications and the important work we do to protect freedom.

Premier membership

As a Premier Member you join 1,200 other Australians willing to make a greater contribution to protect our fundamental liberties. You will be personally invited to exclusive Premier members-only events, and receive additional benefits including publications not released elsewhere.

Young membership

Created especially for those 25 and under, this option ensures the next generation can join the fight for freedom. Connect with hundreds of other young people interested in the ideas of free markets and individual liberty.

Member Benefits

General Membership Premier Membership Young Membership
(25 & under)
$99pa $249pa $22pa
Weekly Hey… What did I miss? email
Priority access to IPA events
Discounted ticket prices to IPA events
IPA pen and keyring
Four FREE editions of the IPA Review
magazine each year
Regular email alerts, like FreedomWatch
and Executive Director John Roskam’s
weekly Members Only Update
Regular correspondence from the
Executive Director on major policy
Updates from the IPA’s leading policy
experts as issues develop
FREE copy of all IPA books &
Special recognition as an IPA Premier
Exclusive Premier Member only events
Special opportunities to meet with IPA staff
First access to IPA press releases
IPA lapel pin
Regular Young Members email
IPA phone cover
Special Young Member pricing to all IPA
FREE copy of an IPA book