Membership FAQs

Membership Categories

Individual: Individuals and sole traders.  Concession rates are available to full time primary, secondary and tertiary students, retirees, holders of current health care concession cards and individuals residing outside Australia – memberships will not be activated until a valid proof of entitlement to the concession has been supplied.

Groups: Schools, Music Departments, Orchestras, Businesses, Community Groups, other Organisations and Families.  Up to five names can be attached to each membership.  Two copies of Stringendo will be supplied to each membership.

Tertiary string students who are enrolled in tertiary music institutions that are AUSTA members may sign up for free AUSTA student membership. Please email a copy of your student card to to confirm your eligibility for free membership.

Subscribers: Libraries and subscriptions through agents.

Membership Period

The AUSTA membership is for 12 months from the date of joining.

There is also the option of a 3 year membership period which attracts a 5% discount on the current rate for the second and third years.


Current Membership Rates

The current annual membership rates for the 2019 calendar year are:

  • Individual $107
  • Concession $59
  • Organisation $155
  • Overseas $71
  • Magazine Subscription $155


Proof of eligibility for concession rates for all students and concessions will be required for renewal each year – the membership will not be activated until proof is supplied.