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Benefits of Membership

Your membership of the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB) provides:

The members only resources on our website

  • Conference Presentations
  • Scientific Education Seminar Presentations
  • Online Clinical Biochemist Reviews
  • Online Clinical Biochemist Newsletter
  • MAACB and FAACB Curriculum and study guides
  • Omniscience Case Studies
  • Online CPD tracking with the option to register for APACE certification
  • RCPA/AACB Chemical Pathology Course Notes

Training and education opportunities including our internationally recognised MAACB and FAACB qualifications

Annual Certificates of Membership for all financial members

Notifications of our upcoming monthly webinars

AACB Monographs and the quarterly Clinical Biochemist Reviews journal

Member discounts to all of our regular and flagship meetings across Australia and New Zealand; Annual Scientific Meeting, Chemical Pathology Course, Current Concepts, Roman Lectures and Branch events

Opportunities to participate in your local Branch activities and committees

Regular updates on a range of projects currently underway; Harmonisation of Common Reference Intervals, Lab Tests Online, Australian Point of Care Practitioners Network (APPN), Laboratory Management Course

Opportunities to participate on international Clinical Chemistry Committees (IFCC and APFCB)

Advocacy on issues that directly impact our members e.g. Workforce/Career paths and funding agreements

Member discounts offered by a number of affiliated professional organisations and corporate groups, including:

  • 2015 Annals of Clinical Biochemistry
The 2015 subscription cost is AU$205.00 (this represents a discount of $270* which is only available to AACB members).
Please note: renewals MUST be made before 31 October 2014 as the first issue will be dispatched from the UK in January 2015. Similarly, new subscribers need to complete payment by the end of October 2014 for the January - December 2015 editions as this is when we submit the list to the UK.
Current subscribers are advised to include the reference number (listed on the address label with each journal mail-out) with any communication. Queries about the Annals including change of address can be directed to:
Email: Sales@portland-services.com, cc’d to rsmjournals@rsm.ac.uk and office@aacb.asn.au
Post: Journals Subscription Department,
Royal Society of Medicine Press,
1 Wimpole Street, London,
W1G 0AE, UNITED KINGDOM Quote Subs Ref No. ACB/029331
  • Clinica Chimica Acta Online Subscription
The AACB (as a member of the IFCC) has been offered a special online subscription rate to the highly regarded Clinica Chimica Acta.
For AU$50 members will be provided with a 12 month online subscription (a significant saving compared to AU$720 for an individual print 12 month subscription!)
  • The QANTAS Club
The Association has Corporate Qantas Club Membership. Members resident in Australia may join at considerable savings over personal membership.
Contact the AACB office if you wish to take advantage of this discount (02) 9669 6600 or office@aacb.asn.au.
  • Member rates for joint meetings with AIMS

2015/2016 Member Subscriptions

Prices are in $AUD
Australia New Zealand Overseas
Associate $259 $216 $208
MAACB Member
and
Associate 5yrs +
$295 $245 $230
FAACB Fellow $378 $313 $281
Affiliate $220 $183 $185
Student Affiliate* $59 $46 $71
Corporate $782
*Online Only access to Clinical Biochemist Reviews

Reduced Rates for Annual Subscriptions

Section 16(ii) of the AACB by-laws provides for the annual subscription fee to be reduced to 60% of that otherwise payable provided that the applicant has an income of less than $33,000 a year (as of 2014) OR is residing overseas for at least one year OR has ceased either temporary or permanent employment OR is not ordinarily resident in Australia or New Zealand OR is no longer employed in the practice of pathology, but who are employed in another field and wish to maintain contact with the AACB and professional colleagues.
Overseas members will automatically attract a reduced rate, which will be applied to the subscription renewal.
Reduced Rate Declaration
If requesting a reduced rate subscription please send to the Executive Officer at the AACB Office.

  1. A letter stating the reason
  2. Some supporting evidence

Retired Membership

Financial members of greater than five years standing who retire from the workforce are encouraged to continue their membership of the AACB as a Retired Member.

From 2014/2015 Retired Members are no longer required to pay membership fees and will retain full access to the AACB Member Services and online resources (including online Clinical Biochemist Reviews). A subscription fee of $110 is however payable if a hardcopy of the Clinical Biochemist Reviews is preferred.

To apply contact the AACB Office.