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Sustaining Members are suppliers of equipment, materials and/or services to the industry, or a research organisation, professional association, library or other corporate entity interested operating in the sector, and who are interested in the objectives of Appita.

Appita offers three grades of Sustaining Membership; Bronze, Silver and Gold under two categories, Standard and Premium Premium Sustaining Member companies have Professional Member representatives and Affiliate Members.  If you work for a Premium Sustaining member company you may qualify for Affilate membership. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out more.



Annual fee (AUD plus GST)



Sustaining Gold

Established suppliers, including large consultants; wood chip manufacturers; large private government forest operators; other significant local organisations directly involved in the industry, manufacturers in other countries.


2 Professional Members



2 Professional Members

+ 15 Affiliate members


Sustaining Silver

Suppliers, including consultants whose involvement is relatively small


2 Professional Members



2 Professional Members

+ 10 Affiliate members


Sustaining Bronze

Organisations who have no commercial or direct technical involvement in the Australian and New Zealand pulp and paper industry.


2 Professional Members



2 Professional Members

+ 5 Affiliate members



Sustaining Member benefits include:

  • Professional memberships for two company representatives
  • Being a member of the leading pulp, paper, packaging and bioproducts association in Australasia
  • Public recognition of support, branding and association on various Appita marketing and communication material (company logo and weblink on the Appita website, acknowledgment in the InSIGHT eNewsletter)
  • Company listing on the online Appita Corporate Members Director
  • Use of the Appita logo recognising your support of the industry – this is an excellent marketing & communication tool to demonstrate your support of the pulp, paper, packaging and bioproducts industry
  • Company representatives have direct access to Appita publications including the Appita Magazine and Peer Reviewed Journal
  • Company representatives receive substantial discounts on training, events and webinars
  • Membership will provide the opportunity to develop new business and build relationships with Appita members and worldwide networks
  • Opportunity to participate and support in a variety of annual Awards
  • Access to Appita Specialist Networks, Committees
    and Groups
  • Global alliance benefits and international links with sister associations around the world
  • 20% discount on advertising rates
  • Free job advertisement listing

NEW Premium Sustaining Membership upgrade option

Premium Sustaining Members enjoy the same benefits as Sustaining Members, plus the following additional benefits:

  • Additional Affiliate members based on your membership level
  • Affiliates receive Professional Member benefits except for:
    • voting rights
    • recognition of service/membership
    • eligibility for Awards
  • All company employees receive discount on short courses, seminars and association events

Appita Professional Members working for a Sustaining Member Company receive 40% discount off their Professional Membership.

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