Membership of the Stroke Society of Australasia is open to professionals working in the field of stroke, or in kindred fields, who have an active interest in the work and aims of the Society. Our current membership includes physicians (e.g. neurologists, geriatricians, rehabilitation specialists), other medical professionals, non-medical clinicians (e.g. nurses, physiotherapists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, psychologists), researchers (e.g. basic scientists, epidemiologists), and professionals from government and non-government organisations.
Benefits of Membership:
- Discounted registration fee for the Annual Scientific meeting;
- Eligibility to stand for office;
- Eligibility to apply for travel awards and new investigator awards;
- Discounted membership to the World Stroke Organisation;
- Emailed copies of newsletters and registration papers for the Annual Scientific Meeting; and
- Full voting rights.
Application Process and Membership Fees
A prospective member must be nominated by an existing member, using the membership application form. Anyone who does not know an existing member should contact the secretariat (contact details are provided on the application form). Prospective members may then be put in touch with an existing member who may agree to nominate them. In this instance propsective members should also provide a Curriculum Vitae. Membership runs from January 1st to December 31st each year, the annual subscription fee is currently $A82.50 (no reduction available for mid-year commencement) The completed membership application form must be sent to the secretariat. All applications are then considered for approval by the Committee of Management of the Stroke Society of Australasia.
Membership of the Society cannot be transferred or transmitted to another person, and is terminated upon cessation of their membership whether by death or resignation or otherwise.