There are currently three (3) types of membership available. All membership types are renewed annually from the date of activation.
This is the standard membership type for an individual member
This is for individuals who are not practicing but wish to continue their professional development. “Practice” is defined as professional services in any form, including management, administration, education, research, advisory, regulatory or policy development roles. This is applicable for those who:
Non-practicing members are required to renew their membership manually each year. You are obliged to provide proof of your non-practicing status if requested.
StudentThis is for full-time students – Individuals enrolled in a tertiary institution at a minimum of 75% of a full-time workload. This is defined as:
What does Membership Include?
Free Educational Events
All AHDC Members have free access to register for our events, which include regular webinars, seminars, and presentations, including a range of networking and site visit opportunities. All events are limited in numbers, and registration is mandatory to attend the event.
Conferences and Partner Events
Members can access discounted tickets to the Australasian Health Design Conference. AHDC regularly partners with other organisations to provide discounted tickets and access to Australian and International events.
Members can share their profile, contact details and links to our Member Directory, allowing other members to search, view and connect with them.
All past presentations are available to members to view on our members only portal, providing a growing database of knowledge.
Members can apply for the Design for Health Research Scholarship, a $5,000 per year grant to a PhD (or equivalent doctoral studies) candidate, or a one-off grant of $5,000 to a Research Masters student studying within a design faculty or health service management course offering the opportunity to specialise in the field of health facility design.
Members can get involved with AHDC through committee and subcommittee activities. General meetings are hosted online and open to all members. General Meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month and our Annual General Meeting is held in October. Please contact us to attend.