Membership Information & Application

Membership is open to all – not just the media. There are different levels of membership available.

Benefits of membership depending on the category, include:

  • Priority booking and discounted tickets for National Press Club Addresses
  • Priority booking and discounted tickets for Club entertainment events
  • Discounts on transcripts and DVD’s of speaker luncheons
  • Ability to invite guests to your Club
  • Daily Australian Newspapers and selected publications
  • Free WiFi throughout the Club
  • Free parking while using the facilities of the Club
  • Email bulletins of Club events
  • Free music every Thursday night in the Club Lounge
  • Free Jazz in the Club Lounge every Friday night
  • Special food and wine events
  • Wine sales and specials exclusive to members
  • Reciprocal rights with international Press Clubs

FULL $150 pa
This category is open to current practitioners of journalism and persons engaged in activities which the Board considers to be allied activities as well as people that have previously been a journalist. You must be proposed and seconded by existing members. A joining fee of $30 applies for New Full Members.

AFFILIATE $150 pa
This category is for those people that have an interest in the Speaker Address program and do not fulfil the criteria of a full member. You must be proposed and seconded by existing members. A joining fee of $30 applies for New Affiliate Members.

DIPLOMATIC $150 pa
This may be granted to persons from overseas diplomatic missions currently fulfilling a role at an Embassy in Australia. You must be proposed and seconded by existing members. A $30 joining fee applies for New Diplomatic Members.

SOCIAL $75 pa
This category of membership is only available to NEW members. It has relevance for locals wishing to participate in the social member events program.

SYDNEY $55 pa
This category may be granted to persons who reside in the Greater Sydney Metropolitan area. You must be proposed and seconded by existing members.

SYDNEY – VOTING $55 pa
This category may be granted to persons who reside in the Greater Sydney Metropolitan area and are a current practitioner of journalism or person engaged in activities which the Board considers to be allied activities as well as people that have previously been a journalist. You must be proposed and seconded by existing members.

COUNTRY $55 pa
This category may be granted to persons who reside further than 80km from the National Press Club. You must be proposed and seconded by existing members.

COUNTRY – VOTING $55 pa
This category may be granted to persons who reside further than 80km from the National Press Club and are a current practitioner of journalism or person engaged in activities which the Board considers to be allied activities as well as people that have previously been a journalist. You must be proposed and seconded by existing members.

OVERSEAS $33 pa
This category may be granted to members who declare in writing they will be overseas for 6 months or more. You must be proposed and seconded by existing members.

FAMILY $100 pa
This category is for a spouse or offspring of a current member. Applicants must provide the Membership number and name of their family member when making their application for membership. You must be proposed and seconded by existing members.

STUDENT $40 pa
This category is for current full-time students. Applicants must present proof for full-time student status at the time of applying for membership. You must be proposed and seconded by existing members.

PARLIAMENTARY – Supported by our Principal Sponsor Westpac
This category is for Federal Parliamentary members and their staff. Applications can be made by contacting membership@npc.org.au and providing your details.

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