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Postal Address

APS Secretariat

c/- DC Conferences Pty Ltd

PO Box 637

North Sydney

NSW 2059 Australia

Head Office

Secretariat Office

Suite 103, Level 1

3 West Street

North Sydney

NSW 2060 Australia

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Online Applications

Please click here for Online Applications for new memberships only.

To re-activate a lapsed membership, please refer to our renew your membership webpage.

Membership fees valid from 1 January to 31 December each year

For Regular A, B and C membership levels only:

  • Half Year rates apply to new members who join from 1 July to 30 September
  • New members who join from 1 October pay the full year rate and have their membership extended to 31 December of the following year

Please choose the correct membership level based on your Pre-Tax Gross Income*

  Pre-Tax Gross Income Half Year Rate (GST Inclusive) Annual Rate (GST Inclusive)
Regular C  Greater than $125,000 AU $130 AU $260
Regular B $75,000 to $125,000 AU $90 AU $180
Regular A Less than $75,000 AU $50 AU $100
Student To qualify for Student Membership, the following criteria must be met:
  • Proof of full time student status from educational institution to be provided; and
  • Annual income less than $30,000
N/A AU $60
Retiree If not fully retired, please select appropriate Regular membership N/A AU $60
Corporate Membership Refer to our Corporate Membership page   AU $12,000
Special Interest Groups (SIGs)


AU $30
AU $30

*Note: Pre-tax gross income is the annual income from all sources, i.e. not only from pain related work.

The Australian Pain Society (APS) is keen to enlist as members, professionals interested in supporting the society in its goal of alleviating the suffering of our fellow citizens.

Active membership in the APS is open to all health care professionals engaged in pain research or in the diagnosis and management of pain syndromes.

As per Article 6.2 (i) of the APS consitution, a regular member must have "... been awarded an appropriate degree or ... obtained such qualifications from a recognised tertiary educational institution as may be specified or accepted from time to time by the Council".

If you require assistance with your application, please contact us.

[Separate membership is required for the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) which entitles you to their journal Pain and newsletters.]