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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.


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 Appita 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
  • 30% 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
    • hard copy publications
    • 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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