Membership Renewals – what you need to know to renew before 1 July
From 1 July 2018, the Association’s membership year will follow the financial year i.e. 1 July to 30 June.
Renewals will open online from 1 June 2018 but not every member will need to renew as they may have renewed previously for 18 months.
How can I check if I need to renew?
- You can check on your members account.
- Email the membership team or telephone them on 1300 368 835.
for 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
Certified Practising: $546
Non Certified: $546
Re entry: $546
Non Practising: $376
Full Time Post Grad: $286
PSR impact for Certified Practising members
To renew as a Certified Practising member you will need to submit a minimum of 20 points across at least two PSR activity types for the 12 month
period: 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. NB. For this transition period PSR activities for the period from 1 July 2017 to 31 December 2017 can be included within both the 6-month and 12-month renewal period.
Are you paying your membership fees by direct debit?
All direct debit payments will roll over into the new membership year with the first instalment being made on 15 July. You must also renew online and sign the member declaration (and declare your PSR points if you are a Certified Practising member.)
Members with Medicare, NDIS and/ or Private Health Providers numbers
Please ensure you renew by 1 July 2018 to avoid any potential disruption to your Medicare provider status.
Parental Leave Benefit
The Association is pleased to offer eligible members a special member benefit following or prior to the birth or adoption of children.
Criteria for this benefit of two years membership for the price of one are as follows:
- You must have had three years continuous paid full membership (student membership is not counted) prior to applying for this benefit
- You have not or will not be working as a Speech Pathologist for a minimum of six months
- You cannot have more than one year parental leave benefit in any two consecutive year
If you are eligible for this benefit you simply need to choose 'Parental Leave Benefit' on the payment page on the online renewal form.
If you have any questions at all please feel free to contact our friendly membership team for assistance by email or telephone or 1300 368 835.