Become an Institute of Foresters of Australia (IFA) member today:

  • Call the membership team on 1300 853 385
  • Downloading the attached New Member Form HERE and emailing the completed form to
The IFA/AFG's membership year is from 1 July to 30 June.  Pro-rata membership is available after 1 October each year.

The benefits of a professional membership of the IFA are:
  • Stay up to date with forestry news via the fortnightly IFA/AFG e-News and The Forester, IFA/AFG’s bi-monthly newsletter
  • Online access the latest research (as well as every paper ever published) via Australian Forestry, the only quarterly scientific peer reviewed journal produced by Australians for the Australian context - valued at over $400
  • Have your knowledge, skills and experience recognised through the Registered Forestry Professional scheme
  • Enjoy savings via the IFA’s Member Savings program, including discounted groceries, electronics, insurances, travel - your IFA membership pays for itself in savings.
  • Opportunity to be a part of a collective voice on forestry issues at a local, state and national level as the IFA advocates for the forestry profession, forest science, forest growers and other professionals working within the industry
  • Build your forestry and forest growing networks
  • Participate in national and local events including the IFA conference, seminars, forums and field days
  • Access professional development and forestry thought leaders from anywhere via IFA webinars
  • Access to the members only content of the IFA website.
  • Eligible to vote at the AGM.
  • And yes, IFA/AFG members receive a discounted rate to all IFA/AFG events

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