Membership applications are submitted initially to the ARA Secretariat, after which they are forwarded to the relevant State Honorary Secretary for consideration at Branch level. Applications approved at State Branch level will be tabled at annual Federal Council and Annual General Meetings for ratification. Payment is not required at the time of application.
Nominator and seconder must be Full (Ordinary) Members of the ARA. Please note: Associate/Non-medical/Retired Members cannot nominate or second an application.
The ARA complies with new national privacy legislation, The Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2001 effective 21 December 2001. All personal information, as defined by the privacy legislation, supplied to the ARA will be treated in accordance with the National Privacy Principles.
By completing and submitting this application form you give consent to the ARA to supply personal information as necessary to process your application to join the ARA. The information on this application form is necessary in order to process your application and failure to provide the information requested will result in the application not being processed.