Structure & Membership

NASH offers value to all participants in the
steel framing industry

Structure of NASH

The National Council comprises the elected Chairpersons of each regional Chapter, the Immediate Past President, Invited Sponsor Councillors, an invited Fabricator Representative and the Executive Director. All positions except that of Executive Director are honorary and are confirmed by election at an Annual General Meeting.

NASH has five State Chapters (New South Wales, Victoria/Tasmania, Queensland, South Australia/Northern Territory and Western Australia). 

NASH members operates under a Code of Ethics.

Types of Membership

Membership is based on regional (state) chapters.  


(is a business that roll form and assembles or only assembles the steel frame) 

  • Small (less that 175 tonnes or 75 houses per year)
  • Medium (less that 1250 tonnes or 500 houses per year)
  • Large (more than 1250 or 500 homes per year)
  • National member

Component supplier

(is a business that supplies components and materials eg. fasteners, steel sections, grommets, connection plates, plasterboard etc. to fabricators or to builders)

  • State
  • National

Steel manufacturer/distributor

(is a company that manufacturers and/or distributes steel products)

  • National 


Building professional

(includes structural engineers, architects, building designers, building surveyors etc.)

  •  State
  •  National 

Other industry supplier

(includes equipment suppliers and other companies involved in the steel framing industry)

  • State
  • National 


(has no voting rights)

Honorary life members

Life membership is conferred on only those members who have exhibited extraordinary commitment to the industry and the Association for an extended period of time.