The Australian Lubricant Association (ALA) is a not-for-profit organisation established to support and strengthen the Australian lubricant industry and provides us with a platform for a unified voice. The ALA works to promote industry best practices and provide education in the manufacturing, distribution, sale, use and recycling of lubricants for the benefit of its members, the Australian industry, and the community at large. Through its actions, ALA ensures the Australian lubricant industry is also supported through:
  • Advocating the adoption of national legislation to
    ensure lubricant quality in Australia
  • Assisting consumers with the selection of fit-for-
    purpose lubricants
  • Ensuring that all lubricants sold in the Australian
    market are fit for use

Joining the ALA is gaining a voice representing your interest in the industry and provides a unique opportunity to network at national and global levels with like-minded people and organisations. Being a part of the ALA also allows you to stay up to date with the latest technical trends and specifications


Memberships are opened to individuals and organisations nationally and overseas, including:

  • Importers
  • Manufacturers
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Recyclers
  • Suppliers of raw materials and services
  • Packaging professionals
  • Logistics providers
  • Independent experts
  • Testing Laboratories and certifying organisations
  • Media
  • and many more

All lubricant organisations that join the ALA agree to abide by the ALA Code of Ethics, have their products tested and commit to ongoing education and learning about lubricants. Members’ products that are tested will be certified by the ALA and receive the ALA certification mark for their products.

If you would like more information on becoming a member,
please contact us

Membership Benefits

  • National representation
  • Local and Global networking
  • Latest industry trends, specifications and statistics
  • Education and seminars
  • Access to ALA Verification Process
  • Label standardisation guidelines
  • Technical support
  • Access to ALA Certification Program
  • Yearly conference

Membership Fees


Independent Lubricant Manufacturer

$2,200 per year
  • Privately owned independent lubricant manufacturers, marketers that are not affiliated with international organisations

Multi-National Oil Company

$3,300 per year
  • Any corporation that has facilities or assets in at least one country other than their home country where the head office exists, to co-ordinate their global operations.

Associate Membership


$2,200 per year
  • Any company who supplies raw materials such as base oil, additives, packaging, equipment (blending, filling, packaging, testing) or services.


$2,200 per year
  • Any company from an end-user industry: automotive, construction, marine, mining, oil and gas production, power generation etc.

Note Membership fee is inclusive of GST and will be prorated in-line with the calendar year. Membership fees are non-refundable.