The MABC is a registered society with a company registration number of 276/86WP. Membership with the MABC provides a number of opportunities, services and benefits for those interested in conducting business within Australia and Malaysia. Members are invited to networking events, receive weekly correspondence from the MABC about local promotions and business news, are highlighted on the MABC’s social media networks and receive voting rights at Annual General Meetings to ensure that the MABC best reflects what its members want the organization to achieve.
The MABC offers 3 different types of memberships: Associate membership, Individual membership and corporate membership.
Associate Member: Associate Memberships are for individuals under the age of 30, and are perfect for young people just entering the business world looking to expand their network within Malaysia and Australia. Associate members are connected with the Malaysia Australia Business Council and are introduced to Australian Government agencies within Malaysia, such as the Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur and the Australian Chambers of Commerce and Business in ASEAN. Individuals with this membership will also be invited to visit and tour Malaysia Australia Business Council member companies and be heard at industry-focused dialogues and events. Associate Memberships cost MYR 100 for 12 months, with an additional one-time MYR 100 joining fee.
Individual Member: Best suited for persons operating within the business ecosystem of Malaysia. Individual memberships provide all the benefits of an associate membership with added privileges. Individual members are given voting rights at Annual General Meetings so they may shape the operations of the MABC to best suit the needs of the business communities of Malaysia and Australia. Individual members will also be provided with promotional opportunities through the MABC website, expanding the reach and communication potential of businesses and projects to the entirety of the council’s contact list. Individual memberships are available for MYR 250 for a one year period, or life memberships are offered for MYR 2,500 both requiring an additional one-time MYR 250 joining fee.
Corporate Member: Offered to businesses operating within Malaysia or Australia that have an interest in participating in cross-border trade and expansion. Corporate memberships allow for a business to register 4 people to receive the benefits of an individual membership. Companies with a corporate membership will be mentioned on the MABC website and receive exposure and promotion through the MABC social media channels. Officials will also mention the member business at official MABC networking events and provide connections with relevant industry personnel. Corporate members also have 4 votes at Annual General Meetings. Corporate Memberships are offered for MYR 1,000 annually or for a lifetime period for MYR 10,000 with both requiring an additional one-time MYR 1,000 joining fee.