Membership Benefits



Why join GRCI?
GRCI is the preeminent member association for compliance and risk management professionals. Our range of activities, benefits and opportunities constantly expands as the field of compliance and risk gains recognition as an integral part of the business strategy. 
Join the network of over 2,000 GRC professionals across Asia Pacific.
The GRC Institute (GRCI) was established in 1996, and our vision is that all organisations have access to suitably qualified compliance risk managers. 
We are the industry body for compliance risk management professionals, and we support these professionals and their organisations by delivering exceptional education, resources and advocacy. This supports the integrity of businesses and the market because of our strong focus on developing expertise in business governance practices that helps achieve an organisation's objectives.
The GRC Institute layers its offerings to ensure that there are training opportunities backed by nationally recognised qualifications to develop core skills and knowledge. We offer continuing professional development (CPD) activities to meet specialised needs and to keep professionals up to date with regulatory change.

Membership Benefits

Professional Accreditation
  • Our three-tier program caters for all professionals from entry level practitioner to mastery in compliance and risk, backed by nationally recognised qualifications.
  • A three-tier program for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) skills and knowledge is available with accompanying accreditation and qualifications.
  • GRCI actively contributes to international standards development in its core areas of interest in the governance suite of standards.
  • Our qualifications are recognised by key regulators, and internationally with our fellow IFCA member organisations around the world.
Education & Training
  • Compliance and professional development for all levels.
  • AML professional development for all levels.
  • Designed for those who seek accreditation and require specific technical training.
  • Extensive Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program.
  • In-house training program developed specifically for your requirements.
  • Annual key conference that centres around presentations from all Australia’s key regulators and thought leadership research – hybrid event.  
  • A dedicated annual AML and Financial Crime Congress to facilitate subject matter updates and latest knowledge from AML, modern slavery, fraud, ABC, sanctions and more – hybrid event.
  • Specialist and industry based confidential discussion groups and events – online.
Working Parties, Committees, Volunteering
  • Opportunity to contribute to published submissions, research papers and thought leadership pieces.
  • Professional development opportunities which may not be provided by your employer.

Free Publications
  • Compliance & Regulatory Journal
  • GRC Professional Magazine
  • GRC Professional Podcast 
Networking Opportunities
  • Industry experts
  • Regulators
  • Free networking events for members
Discounts to GRCI events (minimum 25%):
  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Workshops
  • Training & Education Courses

Access to Members' Only Section:
  • Access to members' only section on the GRCI website.
  • Compliance and Risk Tools and Services relating to ISO 37301 and ISO 31000.
  • Back issues of of the GRC Professional Magazine and Compliance & Regulatory Journal.
  • Issue and Interest Area Bulletin Boards.

Prepare your business case

When you join a professional association, you are making a powerful investment in your career. As the peak association for professionals working in compliance and risk, we invite you to join over 2,000 professionals and over 100 organisations that are already enjoying the benefits of membership.
GRCI has prepared a business case for those who would like to apply to their workplace to support membership of GRCI.

Please email for a word version.

How to join?

For Individual Membership categories: 

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For Corporate Membership, please contact the GRC Institute team:
Call +61 2 9290 1788 or email 

Find out more about Individual and Corporate Membership >

Hear from our members

"I see the key benefits as being: access to appropriate training, and information updates such as the range of topics in the GRC Professional Magazine." - Lois McCowan

Member Profile: Evelyne Albrecht, Compliance Consultant, Albrecht Compliance Consulting

Member Profile: Adam Van Haeften, Telstra

ember Profile: Nikhil Ghate, Governance, Risk & Compliance Manager, Strategi Ltd