Ordinary membership

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Who is eligible to apply?

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 have access to full privileges of membership. Full access 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.

Discounted membership is available for below categories. To find out more, check other membership types :

  • Part-time, defined as up to 1 full day a week (0.2 FTE)
  • Ordinary members undertaking post-graduate study in anaesthesia, intensive care, pain management, or another related discipline. The fee reduction only applies for the duration of study
  • Spouses or partners who are also an ASA Ordinary member
  • Over 30-years of ASA membership

Membership Benefits

Why not learn more about ASA services and benefits directly from our members? Please view our ASA members testimonials below:

  • Assoc Prof David M. Scott – Short and Full Testimonial
  • Dr Vida Viliunas – Short and Full Testimonial
  • Dr Lan-Hoa Le – Short and Full Testimonial

To view a full list of Ordinary Membership benefits, please click below


Member Rates

  • Ordinary Member – $1721.28 annually ($143.44 per month)
  • Ordinary Member completing further Postgraduate Training – $860.64 annually ($71.72 per month)

*Fees cover the calendar year and include GST. Pro-rata fees are available for those joining later in the year.

All ASA member category rates can be viewed below:


How to Join

To apply for ASA membership

Applications are generally approved within three business days.

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

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