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Membership of HSANZ is by Application including nomination and seconded by Financial Members of HSANZ, followed
by formal election by the HSANZ Council.

You can start your membership application by firstly download this form [Application form] [Nurses Application form]and have it signed by a
Proposer and Seconder, who are financial Ordinary members of HSANZ. Once you have done this, scan the document,
together with a copy of your resume showing your qualifications and the extent of personal involvement in the clinical
or laboratory practice of haematology or your personal contribution to papers, publications, and other aspects of research
relevant to haematology.

Choose the membership type and complete the application online form with your scanned completed nomination form
and CV. You do not need to pay until your application has been approved.

Contact the HSANZ office if you need help to find a Proposer or Seconder

Once you have sent the required documents to the HSANZ secretariat and your application documents are in order, it will
be submitted for approval by the Council at the next Council meeting. You will be notified when your application is approved
and can pay your subscription then.

Membership Categories are:

  • Ordinary
  • Associate
  • Trainee
  • Associate Nurse

Honorary Life Members will be elected only on the recommendation of the Council and at an Annual General Meeting by
the affirmative vote of the Members present.

Membership Benefits Ordinary  Associate/Trainee 
Voting rights ✔  ✘ 
Participation in Council ✘ 
HSANZ Event Discounts (incl Blood, workshops and training seminars) ✔  ✔ 
Assess to HSANZ Scholarships and Grants ✔  ✔ 
Newsletters ✔  ✔ 
Support of Philanthropic Activities ✔  ✔ 
Electronic Membership Communication ✔  ✔ 
Job Advertisements ✔  ✔ 
Networking (Access to National and International Opinion Leaders and Mentors) ✔ 

Membership Criteria  Category   Fees

Medical graduates who have engaged in the clinical or laboratory practice of haematology over a period of at least three years. Graduates in medicine or some other faculty recognised for the purpose by the Council of the Society who have maintained a commitment over at least three years in research relevant to haematology: such a commitment may be judged by completion of a higher qualification recognised by the Council or by a substantial scientific contribution based on presentation of papers at scientific meetings or publications in scientific journals.

Ordinary $200 + GST
Individuals who are not eligible for ordinary membership but have made a significant contribution to the discipline of haematology. Associate $80 + GST
Haematologists in training in clinical and/or laboratory haematology. Trainee membership is available until completion of Fellowship training, after which the trainee member can apply for ordinary membership. Trainee $90 + GST

Individuals engaged in haematology nursing or the development of this sphere of nursing or speciality who have a a demonstrated commitment to and enthusiasm for haematology nursing and have been employed in the field for a minimum of two years.

 Associate Nurse $80 + GST

Annual subscription fees for HSANZ membership

Amounts are in Australian dollars.

If you are a resident of Australia 10% GST applies.

Subscription period and renewal due date

Subscriptions run from to 1 July to 30 June the following year. Renewal notices will be sent out early-June for the following financial year
and are due by 15 June to assist with end of year payments.


Renewal notices are sent in early-June for the following financial year with subsequent reminders.

As per the Constitution 4.1, a Member's membership may be terminated if the Member fails to pay their
annual subscription on or before the first day of December of the year in which the subscription was due to the Society.

Members whose subscriptions remain unpaid by 1 December will be classed as lapsed members. Thereafter, lapsed
members are required to reapply for membership and pay a re-joining fee in addition to current subscription.


Candidates for Ordinary and Trainee membership of the Society shall be proposed and seconded by Ordinary financial
members of the Society.

Candidates for Associate membership of the Society shall be proposed and seconded by either two Ordinary or one
Ordinary and one Associate member.

Candidates for Associate Nurse membership shall be proposed and seconded by Ordinary or Associate Nurse members.

Any such proposal shall be made upon the application form which will be approved by the Council. After consideration of
the applicant's qualifications and interest in the field of haematology he/she may be declared an elected member of the
Society by a majority vote of the Council.


  • Applicants for Ordinary membership need a note on the application form from their proposer.
  • All applicants must have the application form signed by a proposer and seconder, who must be financial members of HSANZ.
  • Existing Trainee or Associate members who want to “upgrade” to Ordinary membership must complete a new Application
    form for Ordinary Membership and provide a note on the application form from their proposer.
  • Associate Nurse members may have the application form signed by Associate Nurse members


If you are a Trainee and have been awarded your Fellowships - you must upgrade to Ordinary Membership. Click this link to send
a note to the HSANZ secretariat to start the process.

Membership year starts from 1 July and ends 30 June. All fees shown are ex-GST.

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