Membership of the Australia Pacific Islands Business Council

Join the Council to access exclusive news, offers and networks in Australia and the Pacific Islands region.

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

Countries covered by the APIBC include:

  • American Samoa
  • Cook Islands
  • CNMI
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • French Polynesia
  • Guam
  • Kiribati
  • Nauru
  • New Caledonia
  • Niue
  • Palau
  • Republic of the Marshall Islands
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • Wallis and Futuna

Key Benefits

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

How much does membership cost?

There are three classes of membership available for businesses or individuals to join the Council. These are:

Full Member – $1545 per annum (including GST)

A company or person who registers an interest in either two or three of the countries covered by the Council.

Limited Member  – $1030 per annum (including GST)

A company or person who registers an interest in either two or three of the countries covered by the Council.

Associate Member – $515 per annum (including GST)

A company or person who registers an interest in one of the countries covered by the Council. A Single Country 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.

How do I join?

New Membership enquiries are welcome, you can join any or all of the Business Councils. (Please note: an online membership payment facility is currently under development and will be available in mid-late 2016, please contact the Business Council directly to make a credit card payment for membership.) In the meantime, please download the membership form and send to us.

Payment is accepted via 
Credit Card (Mastercard, Visa, Diners Club and AMEX)
Direct Deposits

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 Pacific Islands 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 Twitter, Facebook 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.

If you aren’t quite ready to sign up for membership, you can subscribe to our e-news to receive updates from 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.
  • Members can cancel their membership at any time, we do not provide a refund on membership fees that have been paid at any time. We encourage you to contact the Secretariat if you have any concerns regarding membership
  • Payment is accepted via credit card, direct deposit or cheque in AUD.

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