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WORKING TOGETHER TO FOSTER STRONG CAREERS IN OPHTHALMOLOGY

$300 worth of membership free

Ophthalmology trainees are eligible for:

  • 12 months free membership with the ASO
  • free membership with MDA National until June 2020 (ongoing discounts apply post June 2020)

*T&C’s apply

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES AND ANNUAL FEES

Have you got questions? Give us a call and we’ll be able to help you work out which membership category is right for you.

The membership costs listed below include GST. 

  • Yearly MEMBERHIPS
  • recurring MEMBERHIPS

OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$1230 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who have been practicing for more than 2 years

STAFF
SPECIALIST

$880 / YEAR
  • Employed full-time in the public health system and any private practice commitements must be limited to 1 day per week.

NEW
FELLOW

$620 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are in their first 2 years of practice in Australia

PART TIME OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$395 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists working no more than 2 sessions per week or 6 weeks of locums per annum

PARENTAL LEAVE OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$605 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are currently on 6 -12 months leave as a primary care giver

SENIOR OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$330 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologist who have been practising for over 40 years or are aged 70+

RETIRED OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$110 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are no longer practising

TRAINEE OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$120 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are currently in full time training positions

BUSINESS ASSOCIATE

$255 / YEAR
  • A practice owner/employee

OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$1230 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who have been practicing for more than 2 years

STAFF
SPECIALIST

$880 / YEAR
  • Employed full-time in the public health system and any private practice commitements must be limited to 1 day per week.

NEW
FELLOW

$620 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are in their first 2 years of practice in Australia

PART TIME OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$395 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists working no more than 2 sessions per week or 6 weeks of locums per annum

PARENTAL LEAVE OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$605 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are currently on 6 -12 months leave as a primary care giver

SENIOR OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$330 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologist who have been practising for over 40 years or are aged 70+

RETIRED OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$110 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are no longer practising

TRAINEE OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$120 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are currently in full time training positions

BUSINESS ASSOCIATE

$255 / YEAR
  • A practice owner/employee
  • Yearly
  • Recurring

OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$1230 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who have been practicing for more than 2 years

STAFF
SPECIALIST

$880 / YEAR
  • Employed full-time in the public health system and any private practice commitements must be limited to 1 day per week.

NEW
FELLOW

$620 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are in their first 2 years of practice in Australia

PART TIME OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$395 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists working no more than 2 sessions per week or 6 weeks of locums per annum

PARENTAL LEAVE OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$605 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are currently on 6 -12 months leave as a primary care giver

SENIOR OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$330 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologist who have been practising for over 40 years or are aged 70+

RETIRED OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$110 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are no longer practising

TRAINEE OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$120 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are currently in full time training positions

BUSINESS ASSOCIATE

$255 / YEAR
  • A practice owner/employee

OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$1230 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who have been practicing for more than 2 years

STAFF
SPECIALIST

$880 / YEAR
  • Employed full-time in the public health system and any private practice commitements must be limited to 1 day per week.

NEW
FELLOW

$620 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are in their first 2 years of practice in Australia

PART TIME OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$395 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists working no more than 2 sessions per week or 6 weeks of locums per annum

PARENTAL LEAVE OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$605 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are currently on 6 -12 months leave as a primary care giver

SENIOR OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$330 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologist who have been practising for over 40 years or are aged 70+

RETIRED OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$110 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are no longer practising

TRAINEE OPHTHALMOLOGIST

$120 / YEAR
  • Ophthalmologists who are currently in full time training positions

BUSINESS ASSOCIATE

$255 / YEAR
  • A practice owner/employee

*BUSINESS ASSOCIATES

This category is suitable for other members of the ophthalmic practice team including CEO’s, business or practice managers, orthoptists, administration staff, ophthalmic technicians and ophthalmic nurses. The principal ophthalmologist at the place of employment for practice staff wishing to register as a Business Associate must also be a member of the ASO.

MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA

An applicant for membership as either a registered ophthalmologist, or registered ophthalmology registrar, shall at the time of his/her nomination and election be registered as a medical practitioner within Australia or New Zealand and be qualified as an ophthalmologist or ophthalmology registrar by the applicable accredited College.

An applicant for membership as a retired ophthalmologist must have been registered as a medical practitioner at the time of his/her retirement, and on such conditions of admission and rights in relation to membership the Board may from time to time determine.

An applicant for membership as an Associate Member may not necessarily hold registration as a medical practitioner but be identified or defined by the Board as appropriate for Associate Membership and approved as such.

An applicant for membership as an Honorary Member may be any person of distinguished eminence in the training or practice of ophthalmology or related sciences or branches of medicine or any person who has rendered significant service to the Company. Honorary members will not be required to pay subscription fees and will hold no voting rights.