For over 70 years, the sole association dedicated to the success of consulting businesses in design, advisory and engineering. Our members, ranging from Australia’s most innovative small and medium sized firms to global corporations, deliver the solutions to the nation’s most complex challenges helping shape, create and sustain our built and natural environment.  

“Consult Australia’s services and advocacy is focussed on driving better behaviours and real wins for our members. Your membership of Consult Australia enables this work to continue but also demonstrates your commitment to our industry. I look forward to your support.”


Tasos Katopodis, Executive Leader – GHD Ventures and Construction Services | GHD | Consult Australia President

Rowenna Walker testimonial
About out membership

Why become a member?

Learn more about the services Consult Australia can provide to your firm. From the member resources, contracts, advocacy, education, mental health hub, boardroom lunches, events, advocacy and personalised support. Along with the latest trends and networking opportunities available to members. Our range of services is extensive to meet your ever changing needs.   

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Whether you’re a small/medium sized firm or large global corporation in the consulting industry (built and natural environment) speciaslising in design, advisory and engineeering. We are the sole association dedicated to your success. Don't just take our word for it; hear what our members have to say.

See what our members say

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To apply for Full membership of Consult Australia, simply complete the Application form and email it to

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Our value

Advocating for your business success

Advocating for your business success

A policy and government relations team dedicated to improving the commercial operating environment for our members through our relationships with key clients, particularly in government 

Providing trusted forums for sharing & collaboration

Providing trusted forums for sharing & collaboration

Safe spaces with industry peers to collaborate, exchange knowledge, prepare for change, understand challenges and share expertise

Championing industry leadership

Championing industry

Profiling the critical and unique role of the industry and our members in the supply chains in which they work and as positive change-makers in the broader economy

Building capability


Behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia.

Full Membership

Full Membership of Consult Australia is available to firms that provide consulting services in the built or natural environment. For example, our membership includes firms providing design, advisory, engineering, architecture, planning, environmental, project & program management, building, resource management and cost consulting services. You can browse our current members here.

Our membership fees are based on how many staff you employ in Australia. You can see what fee applies to your employee numbers below:

We exist to support your business success and ensure firms of all sizes can support our work on behalf of the industry. Our membership fees are based on the number of all Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) staff in your company across all offices in Australia.

Membership fees are pro-rated from the time of joining to the end of financial year with renewal then due on 1 July each year. They are calculated based on the below table:

Organisation TypeFTEGuide for Annual Cost (exc GST) – as of 1 July 2024
Micro1–6$1,100 – $3,250
Small7–50$3,750 – $11,000
Medium51–250$16,500 – $31,000
Large251–1,000$35,000 – $75,000
Global1,001 +$85,000 +

“Your work to bring about reforms that will enhance productivity across the engineering and construction sectors has never been more important with the current market capacity issues being felt across the country. Your efforts to improve procurement practices across government needs to be applauded. It is certainly something we all see as critical for the development of our nation.”


Phil Helberg, CEO, Infrastructure WA

Adrian Piani testimonial

Other opportunities to get involved

If you want to get involved with Consult Australia, but are unsure if your organisation fits the category of Full Membership, we would love to hear from you. We have a range of sponsorship opportunities, and Associate Memberships (for companies that do not provide consulting services), and Affiliate Memberships (for government departments and agencies). Contact the team to learn more.

Membership term
Membership of Consult Australia is Annual (1 July – 30 June) and is paid in a single payment (at 1 July):

New members
New members will be charged a membership fee based on pro-rating of the Annual subscription through to the end of the current financial year in their first year of membership and will then be billed in accordance with the membership term (as above).

Annual renewal
Membership Renewal invoices will be issued in May/June each year with an opportunity offered to members each April/May to update their details prior to invoices being produced. Details may also be updated at any time throughout the year but will not have a prorated effect on the fee.

Resignations must be in writing and received 30 days prior to the end of the current membership period however resignations received within 30 days of receipt of the Renewal Invoice will also be accepted. Resignations received outside of this time will be applied to the next annual membership period (i.e. membership will not be pro-rated or refunded). Non payment of membership invoices does not constitute resignation.

If the member defaults in payment of any invoice/account when due, all outstanding amounts become due and payable and are also subject to all recoverable costs.

Jon Whelan Testimonial

“We can’t do the great work we do without Consult Australia and the members. We are proud of our strong relationship to grow capacity and capability in South Australia. We look forward to working with Consult Australia over the next 70 years providing benefits for our industry and the community through their advocacy and leadership.”


Jon Whelan, CE, Government of South Australia Department for Infrastructure and Transport