Membership

Member Benefits

Key benefits of being a Member of the Australian Council of Professions (ACoP – also known as ‘Professions Australia’) include:
– Participation in the national Alliance of Professional Associations
– Early and easy access and input to government policy-making
– Joint ‘profession-neutral’ representation of interests to governments
– Joint promotion of the professions and professionalism to the community
– Joint support of Australia’s economic, social and environmental well‐being
– Networking and sharing of information, knowledge and experience

One of our strengths is our ability to bring our member organisations together to exchange ideas, share experiences and work collaboratively to progress shared interests and objectives. Recent examples are:

These joint activities and projects make ACoP membership influential in informing and shaping the national discourse and policy development on matters affecting the Professions, in particular Education, Accreditation and Employability, Professionalism and Ethics as well as Diversity and Inclusion.

The activities and projects of the Australian Council of Professions (ACoP) are independently funded and supported by its Member organisations.

Becoming a Member

To participate in and benefit from our activities and projects, you can become a member of the Australian Council of Professions (ACoP) if you are either a Professional Association established in Australia to represent a profession and/or ensure its quality or if you are a Supporting Organisation that supports professionalism and our vision, mission and constitutional objects.

The annual membership fees have regard to the circumstances of each member organisation: fees for Professional Associations are mainly based on the number of professionals they represent; Supporting Organisation fees are mainly based on the number of staff and/or revenue.

To further explore options of ACoP Membership, please contact us on 1300 664 587 or CEO@Professions.org.au.

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Member Organisations

Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI)
Health/Engineering/Information Professionals

ACHI.org.au

Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC)
Veterinary Health Professionals

AVBC.asn.au

Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA)
Health Professionals

ACWA.org.au

Australian Computer Society (ACS)
Engineering Professionals

ACS.org.au

Australian Dental Council (ADC)
Health Professionals

ADC.org.au

Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
Information Professionals

ALIA.org.au

Australian Medical Council (AMC)
Health Professionals

AMC.org.au

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC)
Health Professionals

ANMAC.org.au

Australian Pharmacy Council (APC)
Health Professionals

PharmacyCouncil.org.au

Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)
Health Professionals

PsychologyCouncil.org.au

CPA Australia
Financial Services Professionals

CPAaustralia.com.au

DeakinCo
Education Provider *

DeakinCo.com

Engineers Australia (EA)
E
ngineering Professionals

EngineersAustralia.org.au

Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA)
Health/Information Professionals

HIMAA.org.au

Institute of Management Consultants (IMC)
Management Professionals

IMC.org.au

Navitas
Education Provider *

Navitas.com

Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA)
I
nformation Professionals

RIMPA.com.au

Speech Pathology Australia (SPA)
Health Professionals

SpeechPathologyAustralia.org.au

* Supporting organisation without voting rights.