membership

Membership of Chiropractic Australia is open to Chiropractors who are registered with the Chiropractic Board of Australia. CA also offers Associate membership to Osteopaths and other allied health professionals.

CATEGORIES OF MEMBERSHIP

1 – Full Membership

Open to all registered chiropractors in Australia or overseas.
$645.00 plus once only joining fee of $115.00 inc. GST

2 – Affiliate Membership

Open to all registered Chiropractors who practice part time (less than 20 hours per week)
$329.00 plus once only joining fee of $40.00 inc. GST (see Note 1)

3 – First Year Membership

Open to registered chiropractors who are in their first year of practice since graduation.
$295.00 inc. GST with no joining fee

4 – Academic Membership

Open to a registered chiropractor employed as an academic at an approved university (min 0.6 Effective Full Time)
Academic membership is free of charge (see Note 2 for an Application Form)

5 – Non-Practising Membership

Open to current or previously registered chiropractors who have retired from practice.
$50.00 inc. GST with no joining fee (see Note 3 for an Application Form)

6 – Student Membership

Open to any student enrolled in an approved Australian education institution as a chiropractic student.
Free

7 – Associate Membership

Open to osteopaths and to those persons who hold a tertiary qualification in any of the health sciences.
$560.00 inc. GST with no joining fee (see Note 4 for an Application Form)

8 – Associate Membership (Part Time)

As for Associate membership but practising less than 20 hours per week.
$325.00 inc. GST with no joining fee


Before completing an application please refer to the Terms & Conditions of Membership


Notes

NOTE 1
Applications for Affiliate Membership will not be approved by the Executive until your part-time hours of work are verified either by a letter from your employer or, if self employed, with a statutory declaration.

NOTE 2
Applications for Academic Membership will not be processed unless accompanied by a letter from your Department Head confirming hours worked. Academic membership applications cannot be made online and should be made on the application form available here.

NOTE 3
Applications for Non-Practising Membership cannot be made online and should be made on this application form: Non-Practising CA Membership Application

NOTE 4
Applications for Associate Membership cannot be made online and should be made on this application form: Associate CA Membership ApplicationApplications will not be approved by the Executive until your part-time hours of work are verified either by a letter from your employer or, if self employed, with a statutory declaration.  Part Time Associate CA Membership Application


Acknowledged, Awarded and Honorary Memberships

CERTIFIED PRACTISING (CPM)
Certified Practising Member status will be bestowed upon chiropractors who meet a points based criteria covering both years as a registered chiropractor and completion of a range of continuing education during the past 10 years. Application Forms are available via the Chiropractic Australia oce. (Ph: 1300 767 348).

LIFE
Life membership may be bestowed upon persons for distinguished continuous service and/or commitment to CA; to the profession (such as for acclaimed research); or to a past president three years after stepping down as president.

HONORARY
Honorary membership may be bestowed upon chiropractors who have distinguished themselves in the profession or to distinguished allied health professionals or persons who receive a unanimous vote from the serving Committee of Management.