Types of Membership

Which membership type is right for me?

Whether you're new to the profession or a seasoned veteran, ARCS has a membership plan that's right for you. Check out the membership options we have for practitioners, students and retirees.

Full Member

You may be scientifically qualified or not, reside in Australia and are primarily employed in providing scientific or medical services or expertise (e.g. in clinical research, regulatory affairs, health outcomes, and other technical specialist areas) that contribute to the development and/or quality use of therapeutic goods.

 Membership Period Price (Inclusive of GST)
 1 July 2016 - 30 Jun 2017  $275.00
 1 January 2016 – 30 June 2017  $412.50

 

Associate Member

You do not meet the criteria for full membership but do reside in Australia and have an interest in the Australian therapeutic products industry.

 Membership Period Price (Inclusive of GST)
 1 July 2016 - 30 Jun 2017  $270.00
 1 January 2016 – 30 June 2017  $405.00

 

Overseas Member

You reside outside of Australia and therefore do not meet the criteria for full or associate membership but you  have an interest in the therapeutic products industry.

 Membership Period Price (Inclusive of GST)
 1 July 2016 - 30 Jun 2017  $205.00
 1 January 2016 – 30 June 2017  $307.50

 

Student Member

You must be, at the time of application, enrolled as full-time student at a university or higher education institution as defined under the Higher Education Funding Act 1988 (Cth). Student ID will be requested.

 Membership Period Price (Inclusive of GST)
 1 July 2016 - 30 Jun 2017  $75.00
 1 January 2016 – 30 June 2017  $112.50

 

Retired Member

If you have been a full member of ARCS for a period greater than three consecutive years immediately prior to your retirement, andyou  are no longer actively involved in providing scientific services in or for the Australian therapeutic goods industry due to retirement from the workforce, you are elligible for a retired membership.

 Membership Period Price (Inclusive of GST)
 1 July 2016 - 30 Jun 2017  $75.00
 1 January 2016– 30 June 2017  $112.50

 

Life Member

You must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Been a full member and served for five consecutive years on the Board
  • Have served for two consecutive years on the Board and three consecutive years as convenor (or member) of the education sub-committee of or such other sub-committee of ARCS as the Board prescribes from time to time
  • Has served for three consecutive years as President of the Board

If you would like to nominate  someone for life membership, please download and complete the Life Member Nomination Form. If you would like to nominate a member who does not meet the specific criteria specified in the form, please forward your proposal including a clear statement of their outstanding contributions to ARCS to the President of the Board at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

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