ASCIA Membership Applications

ASCIA is the peak professional body of clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand. 

Health professionals are eligible to apply or ASCIA membership if they are:

  • Actively involved in practice, teaching or research relating to clinical immunology and allergy; and  
  • Not engaged (either personally or on behalf of another person or organisation) in commercial activity involving the sale or marketing of allergy and clinical immunology related products, except as an incidental or minor subsidiary activity to clinical practice, teaching or research activities.

Please see below for specific requirements for Full (Ordinary) ASCIA membership.

Completed application forms (typed WORD document - not PDF) should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

All applications are reviewed at  ASCIA Council meetings that are held 4-5 times per year.  Once membership has been confirmed a Tax Invoice for the annual membership fee will be emailed. Applications are considered in accordance with the ASCIA Constitution (2015) and By Laws (2015), available on the ASCIA website: www.allergy.org.au/members/constitution

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Categories of ASCIA membership
Full (Ordinary) members
A candidate for admission as a Full (Ordinary) ASCIA member must satisfy the following criteria:
 
(a) At the time of his/her nomination, have the following qualifications:
(i) be a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians with JSAC/JCTC training in clinical immunology and allergy, or have equivalent qualifications;
or
(ii) be a non-medical graduate with a post-graduate doctoral research degree and at least ten years post graduate experience in clinical immunology and/or allergy; and
 
(b) be actively involved in practice, teaching or research relating to clinical immunology and allergy; and
 
(c) not be engaged in commercial activity involving the sale or marketing of allergy and clinical immunology related products (either personally or on behalf of another person or organisation), except as an incidental or minor subsidiary activity to clinical practice, teaching or research activities.
Associates 
Associate Medical – Specialist, being medical practitioners with specialist qualifications other than clinical immunology and allergy (e.g. FRACP(Paed), FRACS, FRANZCA, FACD)

Associate Medical - General Practitioner, being medical practitioners who are qualified as general practitioners

Associate – Trainee, being medical practitioners who are advanced trainees in clinical immunology and allergy 
 
Associate - Other health professionals, being persons qualified as allied health professionals such as nurses, scientists, pharmacists and dietitians

Associate – Retired, being persons who were former members of ASCIA and have retired from practice
 
ASCIA members benefits

These include:

  • Discounted registration for ASCIA Annual Conferences
  • Invitations to regional ASCIA events 
  • Access to the restricted members section of the ASCIA website, including food allergy, drug allergy and allergen immunotherapy information
  • Regular ASCIA e-newsletters (usually monthly), which contain the latest news and updates regarding resources
  • Eligibility to participate in ASCIA Committees, Working Parties and Interest Groups. 

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