Membership

The Academy currently offers the following types of membership
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Ordinary Membership category (with income scaled fees) available to:

  • A Fellow of the RACP or equivalent with recognition to practice as a paediatrician in Australia or New Zealand.
  • An AHPRA registered health professional practicing in the field of child and/or adolescent health care or research.
  • A health professional practicing in the field of child and/or adolescent health or research within a health care institution or setting accepted by the membership committee.
  • A postgraduate medical officer (intern, RMO, trainee).
  • A registered healthcare professional engaged in postgraduate education in the field of child and/or adolescent health accepted by the membership committee.

Overseas Membership category available to:

  • An individual who resides outside Australia or New Zealand who is registered to practice as a paediatrician by a recognized overseas authority.
  • An individual who is a registered health professional practicing in the fi.eld of child and/or adolescent health care or research who resides outside Australia or New Zealand.
  • A health professional practicing in the field of child and/or adolescent health or research within a health care institution, accepted by the membership committee who resides outside Australia or New Zealand.

Retired Membership category available to:

  • A current or former Member who has completely retired from active clinical practice; or
  • a retired Fellow of the RACP or equivalent who held accreditation to practise as a paediatrician in Australia or New Zealand.
  • a retired health professional who practiced in the field of child and/or adolescent health or research within a health care institution, accepted by the membership committee.

Student Membership category includes:

  • A medical student in an Australian or New Zealand medical school who has an interest in paediatrics and provides evidence of medical course enrolment.
  • Other university health professional students with an interest in child and adolescent health who provides evidence of enrolment in that course.

Membership Fees

Ordinary Membership fees will be scaled to self-declared salary (exclusive of overtime) as follows:

  • More than $100 000 pa – annual fee $300
  • Less than $100 000 pa – annual fee $150
  • Retired and Overseas annual fee $100
  • Students – membership is free (evidence of current enrolment must be provided with application)

Professional membership fees are fully tax deductible.

All members who pay a membership fee are entitled to full voting rights.

All new membership applications are to be approved by a membership committee prior to gaining membership

Cancellation of Membership

Membership may be cancelled at any time by contacting the Executive Officer in writing by email.