Types of membership

Ordinary membership

Under the Society’s constitution Ordinary membership describes those who fit the following criteria:
(a) Medical practitioners, registered to practice in a State or Territory of Australia who are Fellows of the Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists; or
(b) Medical practitioners registered to practice in a State or Territory in Australia who have completed training and hold a postgraduate qualification acceptable to the Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and the Society, who have achieved specialist recognition in Australia.

Ordinary members are entitled to full privileges of membership which includes receiving notices and journals, attending and voting at business meetings of the Society, and being Office Bearers or members of Committees and Sub-Committees.

Discounts are given to those who work part-time, those who have a spouse who is also a member or those who have been a member of the Society for over 30 years.  

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Trainee membership

The Society offers membership to medical practitioners who are registered as trainees with the Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA).

Trainee members are entitled to most of the benefits of membership although do not have voting rights at the ASA Annual General Meeting.

To apply for Trainee membership please click here.

Associate membership

Associate membership is available to those who fit the following criteria:
(a) Medical practitioners, registered to practice in a State or Territory of Australia who are registrars-in-training or have a special interest in anaesthesia; or
(b) Persons of professional standing with an interest in anaesthesia, who are permanent residents of Australia and who are not medical practitioners.

Associate members are entitled to most of the benefits of membership although do not have voting rights at the ASA Annual General Meeting.

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The latest
membership rates and information on other membership types is available here.


For further information on any of these please contact our Membership Services Team on 1800 806 654 or membership@asa.org.au