We offer various ways for individuals and organisations to support our work.

Dr Bobo Lo, Nonresident Fellow at the Lowy Institute in conversation with Hervé Lemahieu, Director of Research

Join the supporters circle

Supporters Circle membership gives you priority registration for our live events program, with many of our events selling out shortly after being announced. This year, we have hosted a variety of fascinating events, including: The Year Ahead: A Conversation with Gideon Rachman, An Address by President of the Philippines, Ferdinand R Marcos Jr, In conversation with Admiral John Aquilino, Commander, US Indo-Pacific Command, Russia–Ukraine war: Stocktake and forecast, and An address by The Hon Dr Jim Chalmers MP, Treasurer of Australia. In addition, we have hosted leading experts from around the world, including dean of strategic studies, Sir Lawrence Freedman, chief foreign affairs columnist of the Financial Times, Gideon Rachman and India’s former National Security Adviser, Shivshankar Menon.

We will continue to deliver an engaging, thought provoking and diverse range of events and guest speakers over the coming year. Along with our in-person events, we will also continue to produce our regular podcasts, featuring Institute experts and some of the world’s thought leaders, discussing international affairs, foreign policy and geopolitics. All episodes can be found on our Podcasts webpage.

In the coming financial year, the Institute will publish new editions of our flagship research products, including the Lowy Institute Poll, Asia Power Index, the Pacific Aid Map and the new Southeast Asia Aid Map. We will also continue to publish Lowy Institute Papers with Penguin Random House.


Supporters Circle - BLUE ($330)

  • Priority registration: Access early registration for our Lowy Lecture Series events
  • Save on tickets: Complimentary ticket to our Lowy Lecture Series events in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra
  • Discounts: Discounted ticket to our annual flagship event, the Lowy Lecture and Dinner
  • Latest research: Digital copies of Lowy Institute research and analyses
  • Latest publications: Receive copies of 2023 Lowy Institute Papers published by Penguin Random House

Supporters Circle - SILVER ($2,500)

  • Two complimentary tickets to each of our Lowy Lecture Series events
  • Priority registration to our Lowy Lecture Series events
  • One complimentary ticket to our flagship annual event, the Lowy Lecture
  • Printed copies of major Lowy Institute publications including the Lowy Poll and Lowy Institute Papers published by Penguin Random House

Supporters Circle – GOLD ($5,000)

In addition to Silver Supporters Circle benefits you will receive:

  • Two complimentary (transferable) tickets to our flagship annual event, the Lowy Lecture
  • Two complimentary tickets to our annual Lowy Institute Media Award
  • Invitations to exclusive Lowy Institute events and conferences


In addition to Gold Supporters Circle benefits you will receive:

  • Reserved front row seats to each of our Lowy Lecture Series events
  • One private briefing per year with a Lowy Institute expert on a topic of your choice, subject to availability
  • Invitations to attend exclusive private dinners with VIP international guests of the Lowy Institute

Corporate and government membership


  • Exclusive access to the Lowy Institute’s experts, our research programs, projects and regional expertise as well as our latest research publications, analysis and commentary
  • Opportunities to interact with Lowy Institute Board members, visiting experts and international business and political leaders
  • Invitations to special member-only events, including roundtables, forums and conferences
  • Invitations to your Chairman and CEO to attend events convened by our Chairman
  • Priority access to our schedule of public events. This includes our annual Lowy Lecture and dinner, our Lowy Lecture Series, our Distinguished Speaker Series, receptions and conferences
  • Acknowledgement of your membership support and branding on our website and at our premises located in Bligh Street, Sydney.


The Lowy Institute is a public company limited by guarantee and operated exclusively for charitable purposes. All donations over $2.00 are tax deductible in Australia. For more information please contact Mikaela Lui to learn more about memberships on 02 8238 9000 or mlui[at]