Become a Member!


The members of the NSWZA are dynamic and committed zoo and aquarium professionals, organisations and suppliers NSW-wide. All share a commitment to professional business operations of zoological facilities and the proactive communication and collaboration between organisations, government and legislative bodies.


Which membership level is right for you?


NSWZA offers a number of membership levels for both individuals and for organisations. Each one is tailored to provide a combination of products and services to meet your needs. Eligibility for some levels depends upon meeting specific requirements.


Membership Options

Full Member

An organisation whose primary purpose is the operation of a Zoo, wildlife park, aquarium or wildlife breeding centre.

Associate Member

Organisation whose primary purpose is not the operation of a zoo or wildlife park, but whose business is linked to or supports the NSW Zoo industry.

Individual Member

An individual employed within the NSW Zoo Industry.

Life Member

An individual who has shown significant contribution to the NSW Zoo Industry.

Advisory Member

An individual or organisation whose input is valued on NSW Zoological Industry issues.

For more information on membership eligibility, criteria and fees please contact us today.


Ethical Commitment


NSWZA members must respect the dignity of the animals in our care, the people we serve, and other NSWZA members. Prospective members should read the Code of Conduct (download here) before submitting an application. Each application requires a signature of commitment to the Code of Conduct.