On board

Getting started – Welcome to Pirate Party Australia!

We’re thrilled you made the decision to join us, and now that you’re here, we’re even bigger and better!

Our Party only exists because of the time and effort our members and volunteers put in to working together to advance our Party’s founding principles, so we want to let you know straight away how you can get involved!

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Organise and join the discussion

Discussion forums

This is where we discuss new policy ideas, Party issues and current affairs. It’s also an important place for announcements and news.

Visit the discussion forums

Chatrooms (IRC)

Join us our chat rooms and say hello! We love welcoming new members, and we can give you a helping hand with any questions you may have or assist you in working with the Party.

Visit the IRC page


Look on the calendar for the next meeting in your area and rock up. If there’s no meeting, consider hosting one! Contact us if you need help organising events.

Visit the calendar page

Platform & policy

Our complete platform

Spend some time familiarising yourself with the full Party platform, this is the home of our policies and official platform.

Visit the platform page

Policy development

We have a Policy Development Committee which works with members to help develop good evidence based policy for adoption at our National Congress.

Visit the platform development committee page

Everything else

We have many teams, work groups and committees which are always in need of more volunteers.

Volunteer contacts

Find out where your can help with our volunteer mini-website.

Visit the volunteer mini-website


The Party Wiki is an incredible resource for all our members, it is an almost complete history of our Party and all of its workings. Including:

  • Party Structure
  • Listings of our teams, work groups and committees, including their work and research
  • Meeting minutes, decisions and standing orders.
  • By-laws, authorisation processes, resolutions, codes of conduct

Visit the Wiki