Joining the Australian Cartoonists’ Association

Being a member of the Australian Cartoonists’ Association keeps you connected with other cartoonists and, just as important with what’s going on in artist circles in Australia and beyond. ACA members include Australia’s best cartoonists, caricaturists, illustrators, comic book artists, animators and illustrators who work for newspapers, magazines, and production houses.

Attention is focused on matters such as syndicated cartoons from overseas and issues of copyright, public education and promotion to newspaper and magazine editors and publishers. ACA’s membership stands at over 200 nationwide.

Membership types and benefits

Eligible to Full Member Associate Member Corporate Member Legacy Member
receive Inkspot
receive email updates
State functions (where possible)
member rates for Stanley Awards
access to Members forum
receive Year Book
listed in Members Directory
listed in Member Portfolios
submit for Awards
vote for Awards
vote at AGM
nominate to the Board

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Would you like to be a member?

Just email the Membership Secretary to point you in the right direction.

The ACA has several categories of membership:

Full Membership is reserved exclusively for cartoonists working professionally in their chosen career. The annual full membership fee is $137.50. There is also a discount for full members who hold a Seniors Card.

Associate Membership is perfect for those who love cartoons and would like to learn more. Annual associate membership is $66.

Legacy Membership is reserved for families and friends of cartoonists who have passed on and who would like to continue their contact with the ACA. Legacy membership is $33.

NOTE: There is also a joining fee of $25 for new members.

You can apply by emailing the ACA Membership Secretary direct at All you have to do is write a bit about yourself, your cartooning experience and attach samples of your work. Jpegs and PDFs are acceptable. Please ensure they are low res and do not exceed 5 megs.

Australian Cartoonists’ Association Inc.
PO Box 318. Strawberry Hills. NSW 2012
Phone within Australia 1300 658 581
ABN 19 140 290 841