Membership is available in different forms depending on your experience, knowledge, and situation. If you are unsure which level is appropriate contact us.

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Individuals who wish to obtain more information on ICW Australia’s activities and join the ICWA Community of practice can do so through submitting their contact details to

Australian Associate Membership

Individuals can obtain greater access to the ICWA and ICW Global materials and discounts on ICWA activities by becoming an Associate Member – for full details please email

Full Membership

Membership of ICW is dependent on the successful completion of the Leaders Course and the related assessment supervised by Warwick University. This is administered centrally from the UK, but ICW Australia will be running the relevant Leaders course from time to time. Individuals may become Associate Members of ICWA through application which also provided for Associate Membership of ICW UK.

"The forefront of developing the practice of collaborative working."

ICW Australia seeks to build on the work undertaken in the UK and
internationally by ICW UK and create an Australian Corporate Network
of key organisations from different industry sectors. Members of this network will be committed to the development of the Australian collaborative working community of practice, contribute to the global Collaborative Working body of knowledge, and support achievement of the practical benefits of adoption of Collaborative Working within their organisations.

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An Executive Membership Network is currently being developed within ICW Australia. Once matured, organisations that join this network will receive several benefits, including:

  • One position on ICW Australia Advisory Council for the duration of membership

  • Provision of ICW Australia annual organisational strategy and Annual Executive Members Benefits Realisation Plan

  • Access to ICW materials library and online resources (both UK and Australia)

  • Participation in all ICW member activities for employees who are otherwise Associate Members or members of ICW

  • Discount participation to all ICW Australia-run public training courses (discount rate = 10%)

  • Free collaborative working initial needs assessment (1 x program or business unit)

  • Discount for participation for employees to all ICW Australia paid events (conferences / round tables)

  • Access to ICW Australia tools

  • Priority access to ICW Australia Associate network

  • Right to identify as an ICW Australia Executive Network Member

  • Optional initial assessment on implementation of collaborative working framework and road map to obtaining accreditation in ISO 44001.

Executive Network Members have the opportunity to work with other organisations from different industries to build the practice and knowledge of collaborative working in Australia. ICW Executive Network Members gain recognition of their role at the forefront of developing the practice of collaborative working and supporting the growth of the collaborative working community in Australia and globally. 

To enquire about becoming an Executive network member, please email

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