Welcome to the Accommodation Association of Australia


The Accommodation Association of Australia is a 100% member-owned, not-for-profit organisation. For over 50 years, we've been protecting and strengthening businesses in the accommodation industry in Australia. Our membership consists of hotels, motels, serviced apartments, guesthouses, B&Bs, and caravan parks in metropolitan, regional and rural Australia. If you are an operator, owner, franchisee, or general manager of a regulated accommodation business in Australia, your business should be a member of the Accommodation Association of Australia. 

Industry Advocacy

The Association works for members to gain a better outcome for the accommodation industry in Australia. Industry advocacy is critical for our members' success and the Association consistently advocates for better outcomes on four key areas:

  • Taxation

  • Employment

  • Demand drivers

  • Regulation

Member (Only) Services & Benefits

Members of the Association have access to a wide range of benefits and services that are specifically tailored to the needs of accommodation operators. These are offered to our members at either a discounted rate or as part of their membership. Find out how membership could benefit your, click here.


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