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Become a member

PSA represents the interests of all of Australia’s 29,000 pharmacists. We’re the professional voice for pharmacists at federal, state and territory level regardless of area of practice, location of work or stage of career.

PSA membership is an investment in yourself and your future. As a PSA Member we can help you to improve your career and business prospects through quality education and practice support, whilst you make real cost savings on professional education courses, industry events and other practice resources.

No matter where you are in your career journey as a pharmacist, the PSA is here for you. Thousands of pharmacy professionals in Australia and across the globe are PSA members. Join them by joining the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, the voice of pharmacy for all pharmacists!

Your exclusive PSA member benefits:

  • 12 issues of award winning Australian Pharmacist – with up to 60 CPD credits available annually
  • 2 Essential CPE – with more than 18 Group 2 CPD credits for you to complete at your convenience
  • The latest protocols, guidelines and standards that assist you with your everyday practice – for free!
  • Free, local evening lectures in your region – learning linked with interaction with your peers
  • Online CPD that includes videos and interactive presentations enabling you to complete your CPD anywhere, anytime
  • A comprehensive CPD program with easy CPD recording –PSA tracks your CPD credits
  • Export your CPD record in a format to suit you – easily submit evidence for  Pharmacy Board audits
  • Annual Gold Questionnaire for you to complete online, provided free of charge annually gaining you 15 Group 2 CPD credits in one hit.
  • Regular e-Newsletters

As a Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (MPS) your patients will know that you are committed to excellence and have the highest industry standards of education and professionalism.

Become a PSA member

Additional benefits

You also receive at special member rates:

  • Heavily discounted professional education courses
  • Workshops that enable you to learn how to implement health programs and services
  • Health promotion and educational resource kits to work with your staff and community
  • Heavily subsidised further study, with qualifications in Management, such as the Diploma of Management (especially tailored for PSA members) – to help you get ahead whilst gaining CPD credits
  • Member prices to train your pharmacy staff to build their skills and your productivity such as the Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy – helping your pharmacy to stay accredited via the Quality Care Pharmacy Program (QCPP).
  • Special rates on state and national conferences.
  • Discounts on books and products from the PSA Shop.
  • Discounts on a range of lifestyle products and services.

Pharmacist membership

Full membership is open to anyone eligible to register with the Pharmacy Board of Australia. No matter where you are in your career journey as a pharmacist, the PSA is the voice of pharmacy for all pharmacists. Join thousands of pharmacy professionals in Australia and across the globe by joining the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.

PSA supports newly qualified pharmacists with membership discounts during the first four years of pharmacy practice.

Subscription rates for annual membership (incl. GST) Discount Annual payment Quarterly payment Monthly payment
1st year: A pharmacist who is in their first year, after completing the pre-registration year 50% $345.00 $88.13 $29.72
2nd year: A pharmacist who is in their second year, after completing the pre-registration year. 35% $448.50 $114.50 $38.54
3rd year: A pharmacist who is in their third year, after completing the pre-registration year 25% $517.50 $132.08 $44.43
4th year: A pharmacist who is in their fourth year, after completing the pre-registration year. 15% $586.50 $149.66 $50.31
Full: A pharmacist who completed the intern year more than four years ago. $690.00 $176.02 $59.14
Limited hours: A pharmacist who works fewer than the equivalent of 45 days in Australia during the membership year (through either reduced hours or absence from Australia) 50% $345.00 $88.13 $29.72

Become a PSA member Join now or call us on 1800 303 270 to talk about how PSA can benefit you.

Intern membership

PSA membership is a great way to start your career. Intern members have access to education resources, mentoring support and networking opportunities to help you through your intern year.

Intern membership is available for pharmacy interns and pharmacists who qualified overseas and are currently undergoing the Australian Pharmacy Council Stage 2 program.

Subscription rates for annual membership (incl. GST) Discount Annual payment Quarterly payment Monthly payment
Graduate: A pharmacist currently completing their internship 75% $172.50 $44.20 $15.02

Become a PSA member Join now or call us on 1800 303 270 to talk about how PSA can benefit you.

Student membership

PSA wants to help student equip them for the challenges and opportunities of the profession by giving them access to online learning, networking opportunities and resources beyond what is offered in the classroom.

As a pharmacy student you will have complimentary access* to PSA member benefits**, including discounts on your essential pharmacy textbooks through the PSA BookZone. You can also subscribe to the monthly print edition of the award winning magazine Australian Pharmacist for only $95.

*Complimentary student membership is available to anyone who is enrolled as a pharmacy student in an Australian university course accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council and intended to lead to registration as a pharmacist, or an Australian resident undergoing Australian Pharmacy Council state 1 assessment.

**The print edition of Australian Pharmacist is not included in the complimentary membership.

Become a PSA member Join now or call us on 1800 303 270 to talk about how PSA can benefit you.

Affiliate membership for pharmacy support staff

Affiliate membership provides pharmacy support staff, including pharmacy assistants and dispensary technicians with continuing education and support.

By becoming a member you will expand your knowledge and have a say in the future direction of your profession.

Special member benefits for affiliate members include:

  • Access to tailored education modules for professional development.
  • Discounts on pharmacy lectures, workshops and events.
  • Discounts on reference books and publications.
  • Discounts on the PSA Certificate II and III in Community Pharmacy.
  • Toll free professional assistance (1300 369 772).
  • Acknowledgement of your professional organisation membership with a membership certificate.
  • Membership education certificate to acknowledge your commitment to develop your skills and knowledge.
Subscription rates for annual membership (incl. GST) Annual payment Quarterly payment Monthly payment
Affiliate membership $110 $27.50 $9.17

Become a PSA member Join now or call us on 1800 303 270 to talk about how PSA can benefit you.

Pharmacists overseas

International PSA membership is a great way to stay in contact with colleagues in Australia, and keep up-to-date with policies, guidelines and professional standards.

PSA represents Australian pharmacists in the global community through participation in international conferences such as the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Conference and through collaborative activities with pharmacy organisations in Europe and Asia.

International members have access to all PSA member benefits, including GST free prices on PSA BookZone.

Subscription rates for annual membership (incl. GST) Annual payment Quarterly payment Monthly payment
International membership(evidence of qualifications required) Form to follow $345 $86.25 $28.75

Become a PSA member Join now or call us on 1800 303 270 to talk about how PSA can benefit you.

Associate membership

Associate membership is available to:

  • A scientific person in any of the branches of knowledge embraced in the educational objectives of the society and who, in the opinion of the Board, as aided and advanced any objectives of the society; or
  • Any person engaged in activity associated with the practice of pharmacy who is not eligible to become and ordinary member of the society but who holds qualifications that is approved by the Board.
Subscription rates for annual membership (incl. GST) Annual payment Quarterly payment Monthly payment
Associate membership(evidence of qualifications required) Form to follow $690 $176.02 $69.14

Become a PSA member Join now or call us on 1800 303 270 to talk about how PSA can benefit you.

Special PSA lifestyle benefits

PSA offers a range of partner services which make your membership even more valuable.


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Victorian members

Your branch has negotiated discounts on a range of products and services, including clothing, computers, appliances, accommodation and wine.

Western Australian Members

Your PSA membership entitles you to free membership of PWSA.  More information is available at http://www.pswa.org.au/


 

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