Membership

Interested in networking with other people involved in radiation protection? Joining ARPS is the best way to tap into a wealth of expertise, and to keep your skills up-to-date.

ARPS also contributes in shaping international strategies and recommendations by being represented within the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA).  Your membership also supports attendance of young professionals, preferably from developing countries, at IRPA Congresses as ARPS donates to the IRPA Montreal Fund.

ARPS was proud to be a supporting organisation for the International Commission on Radiological Protection’s Free the Annals initiative.

ARPS offers corporate membership and four (4) levels of membership for individuals: Affiliate, Associate, Member, and Fellow. Requirements for each level are listed in the relevant application form. 

Benefits

For individuals

Benefits for individuals includes, but is not limited to:
  • Subscription to the ARPS Journal: Radiation Protection in Australasia
  • Free access to ARPS webinars
  • ARPS website Member Zone, Forums access, and mailing list
    • for rapid communication with other ARPS members
    • for updates on relevant events and opportunities for professional advancement
  • Automatic membership to the relevant ARPS Branch
  • Awards, prizes, and scholarships
  • Discounted ARPS conference tickets
  • Availability of support for attending conferences/meetings 
  • Ensures your views, and the views from Australasia, are represented at State, national and international forums
  • Potential to represent ARPS on State, national or international radiation protection committees

Corporate members

ARPS corporate membership is available to companies who conduct business in the field of radiation protection and offers an opportunity for industry and individual members of ARPS to join together to form long-term, quality relationships.  Tangible benefits include:

  • Radiation professionals know about your products, existence and the services your company provides
  • Subscription to the ARPS Journal: Radiation Protection in Australasia, including online access
  • Subscription to the ARPS Newsletter
  • Participation in all ARPS scientific activities
  • Provides an opportunity to interact with members through advertising on the website and attendance at conferences and other meetings
  • Free access to quarterly ARPS webinars for an unlimited number of individuals
  • Free job advertisement through the ARPS website, Journal, Newsletter, and email direct to members
  • Discounted advertising rates in the Journal, and on the website
  • Discounted exhibitor sponsorship price at national conferences, dependent on exhibitor package
  • Electronic logo and name shown on the ARPS website
  • Electronic corporate membership logo for use on your website and communications
  • Notification of relevant radiation protection announcements
  • Notification of all relevant national and international events
  • Notification of State Branch activities

ARPS welcomes the opportunity to hear from corporate members about suggestions for other benefits, or any feedback, to ensure on-going corporate support.

How to join

ARPS offers four (4) levels of membership for individuals: Affiliate, Associate, Member, and Fellow. Individuals requirements for each level are listed in the application forms below.

ARPS Membership Application

ARPS Fellowship Application

ARPS Corporate Application

ARPS 2023 annual fees and requirements

Annual corporate membership fees and costs and general requirements for each membership level are listed below.  Specific requirements are detailed in the relevant application form.


Corporation
Students Affiliates Associates Members
Fellowship

Minimum Educational Qualifications  - Enrolled in a full-time tertiary education course

Ineligible for grade of Associate or higher

Is Ineligible for grade of Member

3 + Year full-time approved degree  or diploma
3 + Year full-time approved degree
1 Year post-graduate course  
Minimum Radiation Protection Experience  Interest in radiation protection or related science. - Interest in radiation protection or related science. < 1 Year 1 + Years 5 + Years*
Endorsement Required for Application -
No Endorsement required No Endorsement required Endorsement required from 2 Members/Fellows Endorsement required from 2 Members/Fellows Support required from 2 Fellows or Honorary Fellows

Fee


 $462.00 $60.00 $127.00 $139.00 $173.00 $173.00

Retired Fee

 - - $42.00 $46.00 $58.00 $58.00

*Significant contribution to the field of radiation protection and/or the Society

Applications received to the Secretariat between:
  • January-June applicants will be invoiced a full year fee and will receive any back copies of the combined Journal & Newsletter for the year.
  • JulyOctober half the full year fee will be invoiced.
  • NovemberDecember a full year fee will be invoiced which will include the final 2 months of current year plus the coming year.

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