Yearly membership to the Association is determined on a pro rata basis, so you can join at any time throughout the year and you will only be charged from your joining date. ASSDA’s membership schedule allows entry at seven levels, with each level providing a number of significant benefits.



Single proprietor concession (50%) - suited to sole architect or engineer, TAFE or Uni lecturer
A$500 pa plus GST
where applicable

  • Access to a network of metallurgists and free technical assistance from ASSDA through its Technical Hotline (not available to non fabricator members of the Association)
  • Discounted registration rates in ASSDA's educational courses, annual conference PacRim Stainless, seminars and webinars
  • Discounted advertising rates in ASSDA industry publications
  • Free potential editorial in Australian Stainless magazine, plus distribution to third party magazines
  • 1 free Australian Stainless Reference Manual with each new edition published
  • Referral service for incoming supply and fabrication enquiries through ASSDA's Technical Hotline
  • Member listing in ASSDA's online Buyers' Guide, a stainless steel industry directory designed to promote member and Accredited Fabricator capabilities
  • Use of ASSDA members and Association logos to promote your membership of ASSDA
  • Lecture opportunities at Association and related functions (at ASSDA's invitation)


Fabricators < 40 pax
A$1,000 pa plus GST
where applicable


Fabricators with 40 – 100 pax
A$2,000 pa plus GST
where applicable


Fabricators > 100 pax, suppliers
A$3,700 pa plus GST
where applicable


A$5,000 pa plus GST where applicable

  • As per Sapphire Membership, but 10 free Australian Stainless Reference Manuals with each new edition published
  • Each year, ASSDA will put 5 of your staff through its Stainless Steel Specialist Course
  • Recognition in all ASSDA publications and acknowledgement in all promotional activities of your sponsorship
  • Quarterly trade data (stainless steel imports) summary reports


Trading houses, multi-state distributors, mills

A$10,000 pa plus GST where applicable



Minimum A$25,000 pa plus GST where applicable

  • As per Gold Membership, plus the Australian Stainless Reference Manual made available on your company's Intranet or similar
  • Unlimited enrolments in ASSDA's Stainless Steel Specialist Course
  • Unlimited registrations in ASSDA webinars
  • Each year, ASSDA will provide 2 in-house training sessions by a technical specialist
  • 2 free registrations per year to ASSDA's annual PacRim Stainless conference
  • Quarterly 'Stainless Steel Materials Outlook' reports
  • Prominent display of your company logo at all ASSDA events and in publications

Why Join ASSDA?

ASSDA has a single purpose – to increase consumption of stainless steels in Australia. Make the connection. Be part of a world-class association and benefit from ASSDA’s commitment to industry market growth, access its technical support network, training and skills development, and various publications.