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Why Join Australian Organic Limited?

The most effective way to address critical issues facing your organic business and support the industry is by joining Australian Organic Limited (AOL).

Australian Organic Limited (AOL) is the peak industry body engaging with government and industry to promote the commercial and social interests of those who are certified and protect the integrity of the sector against fraud and misleading organics. AOL has been at the foundation of organics since 1987 and is identified by the most recognised mark in Australia, the Australian Certified Organic ‘Bud’ logo. This trademark signals the highest of integrity and is recognised by 64 per cent of Australian consumers.

If you wish to create greater possibilities for your business and for our industry, join Australian Organic Limited to have your say on the future of Australian organics.

AOL Membership

Key Benefits

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There are many advantages to AOL Membership, including opportunities to grow your business, expand your knowledge and build networks across the organic sector.


01 Australian Organic Market Report

Complimentary digital copy of the most recent Australian Organic Market Report, as well as accompanying Consumer Insights document, to help develop your business strategy.

02 Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

Access to free or discounted marketing and sponsorship opportunities, including a free listing in our Certified Organic Directory and complimentary member profile on our website.

03 Australian Organic Awareness Month

Exclusive discounts to be a part of Australia’s largest campaign celebrating certified organic products every September.

04 Regular Member & CEO Update

Access to the most recent industry news and updates relevant to the organic industry, including a regular email from our CEO.

05 Industry Awards & Wine Awards

Discounted submission to the highly respected Industry Awards and Wine Awards, as well as discounted tickets to attend the events.

06 Conference, Forums & Networking Events

Access to discounted tickets for events to educate and connect the industry, foster growth and innovation.

07 Exclusive Member Portal

Access to a range of resources, publications and webinar recordings.


Membership Tiers

Australian Organic currently offers 3 different membership tiers

Ordinary Certified Membership

For certified organic companies, trusts or partnerships licensed to the Australian Certified Organic Bud. Includes one vote at the Australian Organic Limited AGM.

$275 per year* (including GST)

Associate Non-Voting Membership

For any business, organisation or individual. Non-voting Australian Organic Limited membership.

$550 per year (including GST)

Associate Voting Membership

For any business, organisation or individual. Includes one vote at the Australian Organic Limited AGM.

$1,800 per year (including GST)
Our Initiatives

Supporting AOL Members

Australian Organic Limited continues to invest Industry Development Levys (IDLs) and membership fees to positively progress the broader organics industry. Our key activities include…


Asked Questions

Australian Organic Limited currently offers three tiers of industry memberships with a range of voting options. Australian Organic Limited also offers free consumer membership via the Bud Organic Club.

No, you can still become a member of Australian Organic Limited even if you are not certified organic or a ‘Bud’ licensee. See our membership options for more information.

Australian Organic Limited membership comes with a range of benefits, from exclusive access to newsletters, communications and publications, discounted events, webinars and marketing opportunities, the ability to be a part of advisory committees and interest groups, to being represented at an industry level to government and regulatory bodies. For a full list of benefits, please click on the link below.


*Certified organic operators who are licensed to the Bud and pay Industry Development Levies receive Ordinary Certified Membership at no additional cost. If this applies to you, click here to activate your free membership.

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