Membership in the Society


Membership in the AJS-Qld inc is open to all individuals, companies and organisations interested in Australia and Japan relations.

Membership Benefits


Receipt of the Society’s monthly e-newsletter, the Go-Nichi Newsletter, which features topical articles on issues both in Japan and Japan-related activities in Queensland and Australia.

Special Member rates

Special Member rates for all Society exhibits,lectures,seminars and social functions and other activites aimed at encouraging greater mutual understanding between Australia and Japan.

Japanese language classes

Japanese language classes at special member rates at Society-sponsored language classes, in addition to information on many informal opportunities to participate in Japanese-language meetings and social functions.


Opportunities to meet and network with top-level Japanese guest speakers and dignitaries from the fields of business, government, diplomacy, academia and cultural affairs,at regular lunch and dinner meetings
Meet local Japanese residents through regular social functions, such as barbeques, picnic outings and golf days.


Immersion in Japanese-language functions such as regular Japanese film nights, depicting contemporary Japanese life and culture.

Ladies group activities covering aspects of Japanese culture such as flower arrangements, tea ceremony, Japanese cuisine, and other Japanese crafts.

Young members group, consisting of high school, university and other young members who meet for both social and business networking functions.

Join the Society

Membership in the AJS is for the financial year from July to June.
Membership is open to all individuals who can join in the following categories:

Corporate Members – $275.00
Covering a business organisation with one representative and two nominees

Individual Membership – $ 35.00
Covering one person only

School Membership – $100.00
Students must show their student identification cards.

Family Membership – $40.00
Covering a husband/ or wife and children residing at the same address, up to 16 years of age.

  download AJS Membership form [ pdf | 78 kb ]

  download AJS Student Membershp Form [ pdf | 10 kb ]

Corporate Membership

Membership is a great way to promote your business to South-East Queensland’s Japanese and Japan-related community. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact us at :


Corporate Sponsors of the Society receive the following benefits:

  • Free advertisement (2) per year in the Society’s monthly Go-Nichi enewsletter
  • Corporate banner advertisements ( 123 x 123 pixels)for 2 months duration per year on the Society’s website, including design and construction, hyperlinked to the Sponsor’s website address.
  • News about company product information can be posted to the Society’s News page and included in the Go-Nichi enewsletter (limited times during year)
  • Cross-promotion of company and product offerings through the Society’s Twitter feed (limited times during year)
  • Feature listing (top of page) on the Society’s Directory page
  • Priority opportunity for sponsorship of major Society events through banner and placement of Corporate promotional information, including brochures at selected Society events.
  • Entry to dedicated Corporate Society events, designed to allow both Australian and Japanese corporate representatives a networking opportunity in a relaxed environment.

  download AJS Membership form [ pdf | 78 kb ]