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
Clinica Chimica Acta Online Subscription
The QANTAS Club
Member rates for joint meetings with AIMS
2015/2016 Member Subscriptions
Associate 5yrs +
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.
- A letter stating the reason
- Some supporting evidence
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.