Which type of membership is right for you?
Members enjoy many benefits including professional networking
opportunities, member discounted rates for annual conference, access to
the resources library and member directory, and up-to-date information
on industry news.
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Associate membership is perfect for any person who is not eligible for Regular membership but is actively engaged in veterinary pathology or whose interests in anatomic or clinical pathology and related fields warrant a formal working relationship with the Society. Related fields include but are not limited to laboratory sciences, veterinary diagnostics and pathophysiological research. Professions considered for Associate membership would include but are not limited to veterinarians, medical and laboratory scientists, researchers and veterinary nurses. Associate members have all the rights and obligations of Regular members, except that they may not vote at any meeting and may not be elected to the Committee of Management.
Membership is open to veterinary pathologists who hold a degree of veterinary science registrable
in Australia and is actively engaged in, or has had, a minimum of two years experience in gross and microscopic or clinical pathology. Regular members have all the right and obligations of membership including both voting rights and eligibility to be elected to the Committee of Management.
Student Membership is a new category of membership and is open to full time enrolled students in either an undergraduate or post graduate field of veterinary medicine and/or veterinary pathology within Australia and who are actively engaged in, or have an interest in gross and microscopic or clinical pathology; and who are nominated and approved for membership. Student members enjoy the many benefits of the Regular membership, except that they may not vote at any meeting and may not be elected to the Committee of Management. The student membership fee is 50% of the regular membership rate.