Fellow Grade

Fellow grade recognises those professionals with extensive experience in the industry. Fellows must have a minimum of 10 years industry experience with five years in roles of major responsibility or 15 years senior experience with a major personal accomplishment in the industry.

In addition to the key benefits of membership, Fellow grade advantages include:

  • Global recognition of AusIMM membership and post nominals, reinforcing members' qualifications and commitment to high standards and professional development
  • The opportunity to become a Chartered Professional
  • Discipline-specific societies and interest groups that allow you to develop in your chosen profession
  • Contributing to the status and development of your chosen profession and to the minerals sector as a whole
  • Lifestyle benefits and discounts through Austbrokers Countrywide, Member Advantage and other groups.

Want to know more? View a detailed list of the benefits of membership.

Application Requirements

Qualification and experience

A copy of your CV and confirmation of your degrees, diplomas, etc. should be included with this application form. The only exception is in the case of reinstatement or grade transfer where qualifications have previously been approved. (If your degree is in a language other than English please submit a copy in English).

The following forms of confirmation are acceptable:

  • A certified copy of your tertiary degree, diploma, academic transcript or letter from the tertiary institution. Copies can be certified as a true copy by an AusIMM Member or Fellow or an authorised person (i.e. Justice of the Peace, Police Officer, etc)

Senior responsibility

Candidates for election to Fellow must meet the requirements for the grade of Member and either: have at least ten years of professional experience, at least five years of which have been in a position of senior responsibility; or have held a position of senior responsibility for a period of at least 15 years during which time they have achieved distinction through personal contribution to science or industry.

As part of your application, the following information must be provided:

  • Summary of senior responsibilities
  • Statement of senior responsibilities
  • Proof of identity 


This proposal for admission to the grade of Fellow must be sponsored by 3 Corporate Members of The AusIMM (i.e. Honorary Fellow, Fellow or Member) of whom 2 must be Fellows of The AusIMM.

The following Information is required:

  • First Name*
  • Last Name*
  • Organisation
  • Telephone
  • AusIMM Membership No*
  • Job Title
  • Email*
  • Grade of Membership*
  • Relationship with sponsor (e.g. manager, colleague etc)
  • Length sponsor has known you professionally (minimum 12 months)

*Minimum required information for Sponsor to be verified

Membership Fee

Go to the subscription fees page to calculate your membership fees.

Application Cancellations

All applications received for admission or reinstatement that are terminated or expired prior to election to membership will incur a A$55.00 (includes GST) administration fee prior to refund.

For assistance with your membership application, please contact Member Services:
Email: membership@ausimm.com.au
Phone: 1800 657 985 (within Australia) +61 3 9658 6130 (overseas).