Eligibility

Introduction

The HGSA offers a range of membership types to suit those interested in Human Genetics.

How do I apply?

Proposal by an existing member is a condition of membership. Applications for membership should be made via the on-line application form and will be considered at the periodic meeting of your local branch committee. The application process can take 4-6 weeks. Overseas members who do not know an existing member who can propose or second their membership should fill the required fields with the text "Overseas".

Your membership will renew on the 31 March of every year.

Membership payments are non-refundable.

What are the types of membership?

Student / Scientific Traineer

Discounted fees are available to:

Students

full-time student or trainee scientist enrolled in an undergraduate course relevant to the field of Human Genetics, and
intend a continuing involvement in the field of Human Genetics; and
have a total taxable income of less than $35,000 per annum

Scientific Trainees

Student membership rates for up to two years to trainee scientists who:

are enrolled in an undergraduate certificate, diploma or degree course relevant to the field of human genetics and
have a total taxable income less than $35,000 per annum

Ordinary Member

Apply for ordinary membership if:

you live in Australia or New Zealand and
you hold a relevant degree or professional qualification and
your primary vocation is or has been research, education or administration related to Human Genetics

Overseas Member

Apply for overseas membership if:

you live outside Australia and
you hold a relevant degree or professional qualification and
your primary vocation is or has been research, education or administration related to Human Genetics

Organisational Member

Apply for organisational membership if:

you have a place of business in Australasia and
a professional reason for participating in the Society’s activities and
the HGSA Council considers you have aims consistent with the aims of the Society.