Member benefits


Members are awarded accredited postnominals and professional designations at each membership level. Governance Institute postnominals boost your professional profile and provide national recognition of your governance and risk management skills.

Complete the Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance to also be granted membership with the Institute of Charted Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) and internationaly recognised postnominals.

Benefit Certificated member Associate member Associate & ICSA member Fellow member Fellow & ICSA member
Postnominals GIA(Cert) AGIA AGIA and ACIS FGIA FGIA and FCIS
Professional designations X Risk and Governance Professional Chartered Secretary Risk and Governance Professional Chartered Secretary
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Expand your professional community with our many member-only networking events, and our member-only LinkedIn group to benefit from a diverse range of views on governance and risk policy.

Members are also encouraged to become involved with Governance Institute through policy committees, events and the national AGM.


As an independent voice on governance, Governance Institute is an active participant in the reform process. We engage with government on proposed legislative and regulatory reform and the bodies to which it refers inquiries, and also with the media, to ensure that our members' views are widely disseminated.

Career and volunteer opportunities

All members receive exclusive access to our career opportunities service.


Unlock a wealth of information to ensure your skills are always at the forefront of excellence. Membership gives you access to:

Discounts and rewards

Treat yourself to exclusive discounts and special offers from our sponsors with our exclusive member deals.

Members also receive discounts on all or our professional development events, short courses and Certificates and postgraduate education.