RNA Membership

The RNA enjoys a rich and engaging membership of more than 3,500 people. These include politicians, sporting greats, leaders of industry, grandparents passing the tradition onto their grandchildren, competitors and those residents who love coming to the Show each year. They hail from living just a few kilometres from the Brisbane Showgrounds, to south east and regional Queensland, interstate and overseas.


For an annual fee of between $130 (Country Adult) and $145 (City Adult), you will receive one member pass and one transferable guest pass, enabling free 9 day admission to Ekka for you and a guest (bring a different friend each day). Please note a $55 joining fee* is applicable to new members and those members whose membership has lapsed for more than one year. *Joining fee is waived for new Junior members. The RNA Membership year runs from 1 January to 31 December.

Financial members are entitled to:

  • Lodge a council election ballot;
  • Be present and vote on items at the RNA Annual General Meeting
  • Exercise other such privileges of membership until the close of the AGM

RNA members also receive the following benefits:

  • Free unrestricted entry to the 2021 Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) from 6-15 August
  • One (1) 10-Day Guest Pass (valid for single entry daily) for Ekka 2021 [1]
  • Access to the Members' Grandstand and Bar at Ekka 2021 [2]
  • Free use of the lockers (one daily per member) during Ekka 2021, subject to availability
  • VIP entry to Ekka 2021
  • VIP seating pass for the Fashion Parade at Ekka 2021 located in the Entertainment & Fashion Precinct, subject to availability
  • VIP seating pass for the Royal Queensland Food & Wine Show Cooking Stage at Ekka 2021 located in Woolworths Pavilion, subject to availability
  • Reduced competition fees for selected sections and categories of the 2021 Royal Queensland Show
  • Offers and invitations to the 2021 Royal Queensland Food & Wine Show and its associated events
  • Exclusive promotions and offers for RNA Members via eDM
  • Use of Members' facilities at interstate Royal Shows
  • Quarterly RNA Showbiz magazine, delivered digitally
  • Presale to RNA Future Directions Committee (FDC) annual Ekka Gala
  • Discounts to our preferred hotel groups
  • Discounts and exclusive offers from our partners

[1] Not included with Junior membership

[2] Junior members are not permitted in the Members' Bar


For an annual fee of $650 your business will receive one member pass and four transferable guest passes, enabling you to reward staff and clients with unlimited visits to the Royal Queensland Show.

Junior (under 18 years)

Annual fee of $50 receives one member pass and the above benefits with some exclusions. (Joining fee is waived for new junior members)

Young (18-25 years)

Annual fee of $90 receives one member pass and a guest pass with the above benefits.

Life Membership

Life membership is available for $2,100 and includes one member pass and one guest pass. (Issued annually - 18 years and over)

Gold Life Membership can also be purchased.  Contact us to find out more.

Members' only memorabilia

Members' ties and cufflinks are also available to purchase with your membership.

RNA photo identification membership cards

All members will be issued a photo identification membership card which offers a streamlined process for accessing membership benefits.

Existing Members upload your passport sized photo here.

Become a new member OR Renew or Update/Confirm your existing membership