Welcome to the Official Website of Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd



Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd (APU) is a non-profit sport organisation made up of people who are passionate about Powerlifting.


We are the Australian affiliate of the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF).


We act in the best interests of lifters and we are here to provide a supportive drug-free powerlifting community.







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Membership Benefits

The benefits of being a member of Australian Powerlifting Union:

  • Online Membership Renewal
  • Mobile App
  • Members only areas on our website





About Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd

The Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd (APU) is a non-profit sport organisation. It was established on 8 January 2018.

Sean Muir, David Cheung, Cameron Whittington and Scott Peisley formed the Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd and the APU Ltd was later accepted by the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) as a provisional member in January 2018.

In November 2019, the 2019 International Powerlifting Federations (IPF) General Assembly vote in favour of the inclusion of Australian Powerlifting Union as a Full member of the IPF.

The Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd will be holding local competitions in regional and metropolitan areas of Australia and will be running National Championships in both raw and equipped events, 3 lifts Powerlifting and Single lift Bench Press championships.

The Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd will select teams to represent Australia at regional and international championships sanctioned by the IPF.

The Australian Powerlifting Union Ltd is WADA compliant and believes in a fair and equitable playing field.



Recent News

  • 26th October 2023  Dear Members of the APU Recently, a member challenged a decision made by the board, namely a decision to not accept the member’s application for renewal... more