Institute of Purchasing

CIPS Australia (CIPSA) is the not-for-profit peak body for procurement professionals and is wholly owned by The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply, an international organisation based in the UK, with 42,000 members in 120 countries. CIPSA is mandated to act in the public interest and for the benefit of the procurement profession as a whole. It seeks to do this by: acting as a voice for the profession; helping individuals to be better professionals; helping organisations in Australia and New Zealand improve their procurement practices; and building the global body of knowledge for procurement. Visit for more information on the CIPSA training courses being run this year.

Managing Director: Jonathan Dutton
Contact phone: 1300 765 142
Int Phone: 61 3 9614 2333
Membership email:

CIPS Australia Head Office
10/520 Collins St
Melbourne VIC 3000

Ten reasons to join CIPS Australia:

  1. Recognition from your peers
  2. Access quality accredited and non-accredited training programs
  3. Established links to universities – with recognition of MCIPS standard
  4. Discounts to professional conferences around Australia and New Zealand
  5. Bi-monthly journal keeping you up to date and in touch
  6. Be a part of an ethical organisation adhering to codes of practice
  7. Seven levels of grading – the highest being Fellow
  8. Networking – through site visits, regional events, newsletters and the internet
  9. Access to the global body of knowledge through the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
  10. World class standards and education for procurement best practice

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