Joining The Institute of Quarrying Australia
Membership of The Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) is open to everyone with appropriate qualifications and/or experience in, or supplying to, the surface mineral extractive and processing industries. This includes hard-rock quarrying, sand and gravel (both land-based and marine-dredged), recycling, special sands, cement, lime, gypsum, clays, coal, slate, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and concrete products. The Institute also embraces all the professional and consultancy services which support the industry, and there is a special section reserved for those engaged in the supply of plant, equipment, materials and services.
Along with its broad industry base, the IQA membership reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of the business and all levels of specialisation. Members include geologists, surveyors, engineers, production managers, quarry and site managers, commercial and financial managers, technical and laboratory staff, landscape architects and environmental specialists, sales and service engineers, health and safety officers/inspectors, planning officers and many others in positions of responsibility.
You can apply for membership by selecting the Join Now button, located at the top of this page, relevant to your appropriate grade.
The following matrix will help you determine your entry grade to the IQA:
If through experience, qualifications and managerial charge, you choose to apply for a grade higher than Associate, your qualifications details (if applicable), and industry experience and responsibilities need to be sited. This information will confirm your membership grade. You can progress throughout your career, starting with the entry grade of Student, and leading to the highest grade of Fellow.
If you have any questions regarding applying for or renewing your membership please contact us.