Becoming a Member

Why join? 

Whether you are a company looking to build your brand and increase business generation, or an individual looking to build your network, by the joining the Australian Business Council you will gain access to an engaged, dynamic and friendly community.

  • Business networking opportunities with contacts from over 50 industry sectors
  • Australian community networking opportunities
  • Assistance with links to key industry and government bodies in the UAE and GCC
  • Representing the views and interests of members to government departments and other organisations in the UAE
  • Trade and Business forums
  • Engaging Calendar of Business and Social events
  • Online Membership Directory
  • The opportunity to distribute your message to the ABC members and community at subsidised price
  • Member Benefits, comprising offers and discounts including preferential airfares on the Emirates network

Who can join?

The ABC offers a range of individual and corporate categories of membership to the business community in Dubai. To apply for membership, you need to be eligible on at least 1 of the following categories:

  • Australian citizens and their partners
  • Alumni of Australian universities in the UAE
  • Australian citizens who do not reside in the UAE
  • Local branch of an Australian company
  • An agent of an Australian company
  • Companies who have business relationships with Australia
  • Companies or individuals who are looking to market their goods and services to the Australian community in Dubai.

Please click on the below membership categories to work out which one best suits your needs.


This membership is for individuals only


AED 476.19 / 12 months
Under 30 | Undergraduate

This membership is for individuals only

Under 30 | Undergraduate

AED 300 / 12 months
Outside UAE

This membership is for individuals only

Outside UAE

AED 300 / 12 months
Corporate Large

Corporate Large (30 employees or more)

AED 3200 / 12 months
Corporate SME

Small to Medium Enterprise Membership (SME)

AED 2000 / 12 months
Corporate Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Membership

AED 950 / 12 months