Why Become an AWCI Member?

Our members are the lifeblood of our association. Without you, we don’t exist. This is why you, and the needs of your business, are at the forefront of everything we do. We’ve created a service delivery program that supports your objectives and helps you to excel and give back to the sector.

Our mission is to provide services and undertake activities that enhance our member's ability to run a successful business.

Top 10 Reasons to Become a Member

Business Management

We assist you in all aspects of running a business, from drawing up contracts and securing payments, through to resolving disputes and providing safety training.

Connections and Contacts

The more connections you have access to, the more successful you can be. We can link you with everyone from clients, to apprentices, as well as contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and service providers.


We want to inspire you to be a lifelong learner yourself, and to develop your team’s knowledge and skills. We offer a whole range of training programs, from plastering to passive fire training. Several of our state offices are Registered Training Organisations as well—this means you have access to nationally-recognised qualifications.

Lobbying and Advocacy

We are your voice. At all times, we advocate for you to Building Authorities, Local, State and Federal Governments, Standards Australia, and all other bodies affecting the plasterboard and allied industries.

Staying Up-to-Date

We ensure you have information and advice on any and all changes to building practices, awards, legislation and technical standards affecting the industry.

Technical Forums

We link you with technical experts from member companies that meet to discuss and provide input to building practices, legislation and technical standards affecting the industry.


The AWCI Website is your place to find industry information, key resources, publications and links for the industry. You’ll also benefit from the calendar of events, technical information, current & back issues of the national magazine and much more!

National Magazine

The AWCI produces a quarterly magazine On The Surface, which has been specifically produced to keep our members up-to-date with comprehensive information regarding the industry. This magazine is a must-read.

Networking & Social Days

The AWCI has an active social program where you are able to enjoy the comradery the association offers, including awards evening, contractors’ luncheons, golf days and other networking events.

Our Future

The AWCI is actively involved in school pre-vocational promotion and education as well as apprentice training programs to improve skills and attract quality tradespeople to the industry.


The AWCI ANZ was established to represent and advocate for the interests of all companies and individuals operating within the ceiling, wall and lining sheeting systems industries. We honour this commitment in everything we do.