Membership Benefits

Services Offered to Members and Non-Members

Financial Members (Lifetime; Ordinary; Associate; Student)


  1. Discounted registration for the biennial SST conferences, plus any other Australian or overseas conferences which are co-sponsored by ASSTA;

  2. One free copy of SST proceedings whether or not the member attends the conference, as long as he or she is financial at the time of the conference;

  3. One free hard copy of the ASSTA research directory each time this is published;

  4. A membership card;

  5. Other publications which ASSTA may from time to time make available and which the Executive Committee decide should be free or at least discounted for financial and IAB members;
  6. Free personal advertisements in the newsletter;

  7. Voting rights at all General Meetings (Ordinary and Student Members only);

  8. The opportunity to create and modify a personal or research group entry on the ASSTA WWW directory service;

  9. The opportunity to take advantage of the National Lecture Tours Programme;

  10. Quarterly newsletters;

  11. Regular Electronic Bulletins if the member has email
    facilities;

  12. The opportunity to submit papers for the biennial New
    Researcher Awards, if eligible under the relevant guidelines;

  13. In addition, along with unfinancial and non-members, access to ASSTA's home page and related electronic services.

Unfinancial Members (Ordinary; Associate; Student)

  1. Unfinancial members will automatically lose items i) to ix) inclusive that are available to financial members;

  2. Unfinancial members will continue to receive
    newsletters and electronic bulletins for six months after they
    become unfinancial. A note will appear in the second (June)
    issue of each volume of the newsletter reminding unfinancial
    members that this will be their last newsletter unless they
    become financial;

  3. Members who are unfinancial at the due date for submissions for the New Researcher Awards, and who would otherwise be eligible under the relevant guidelines, may still submit a paper as long as they become financial at the same time;

  4. In addition, along with financial and non-members, access to ASSTA's home page and related electronic services.

Financial Corporate Members


  1. One free copy of SST proceedings, as long as the Corporate
    Membership is financial at the time of the conference;

  2. One free hard copy of the ASSTA research directory each time
    this is published;

  3. Other publications which ASSTA may from time to time make
    available and which the Executive Committee decide should be
    free for Corporate members;

  4. The opportunity to take advantage of the National Lecture
    Tours Programme;

  5. Acknowledgement of membership in all appropriate ASSTA
    publications;

  6. The opportunity to create and modify a research group entry
    on the ASSTA WWW directory service.

IAB Members


  1. Free registration to SST conferences in return for chairing
    responsibilities;

  2. One free hard copy of the ASSTA research directory each time
    this is published;

  3. Other publications which ASSTA may from time to time make
    available and which the Executive Committee decide should be
    free or at least discounted for financial and IAB members;
  4. Quarterly newsletters;

  5. Regular Electronic Bulletins if the member has email
    facilities;

  6. The opportunity to take advantage of the National Lecture
    Tours Programme;

  7. In addition, along with financial and unfinancial members,
    access to ASSTA's home page and related electronic
    services.

Non-Members


  1. Along with financial and unfinancial members, access to
    ASSTA's home page and related electronic services;

  2. Any publication or item of publicity that the Executive
    Committee from time to time decides should be made available to
    non-members who may be interested.

Adopted by the ASSTA Executive - 3rd September 1996. It should
be noted that this set of guidelines is not a legally binding
document but provides a guideline to practice for the Executive
Committee.

 
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