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Membership Benefits

A wide range of benefits is available to all AMSRS members. The table below provides a comparison of the key features of the different AMSRS membership types, and outlines which privileges and membership benefits are available according to the membership held. Benefits marked with an * are included in the cost of Australian Resident memberships, but are available at optional extra cost for Overseas memberships.

Membership Privileges and Benefits available
Full members Associate members Student members
Receive discounted member rates for AMSRS courses, webinars, workshops, seminars, functions, annual National Conference, Winter School and Masterclass. Substantial Member discounts apply: as high as 67% off for introductory level courses and 35-50% for Conference, webinars and other PD events. Some events are free for members.
Receive Research News - the Society's research, insights and analytics magazine (issued quarterly). * * *
Receive a copy of the annual AMSRS Directory and Yearbook. * *
Receive an AMSRS Membership Certificate.
May use the AMSRS 'Member Mark' in emails, CVs, tender documents and other proposals, to illustrate AMSRS membership and reinforce that the person abides by the Code of Professional Behaviour.
Receive an entry in the online, searchable AMSRS Members Directory. Members can customise their listing to include a photo and/or bio, and to allow contact via our website if desired.
May use the postnominals: MMSRS.
Are eligible to apply for QPR accreditation.
Are eligible to serve in office bearing positions on AMSRS Committees and to vote on Society issues.
Receive updates on state and national industry information, developments and events.
Have online access to AMSRS publications, Codes and Guidelines.
Have access to the range of professional products and services offered by Arthur J. Gallagher's Access1st , including discounted rates for industry-specific professional indemnity and public liability insurance; free ad hoc legal advice and preferential rates on other services.
Be eligible to receive advice on ethical issues and the Privacy Act via the Code of Professional Behaviour and the Australian Privacy Principles.
Have the opportunity to network and raise issues with peers and State and National Committees.
Receive news about employment opportunities and career moves through our website and Research News.
Have opportunity to participate in special interest groups and networks within the Society, such as the Young Researchers Network, Qualitative Recruiters Group, Clients Networking Group, Government & Social Research Network, Independent Researchers Group or Online Services Network.
Have the support of, and ability to participate in, industry awards e.g. Research Effectiveness Awards.
Benefit from schemes to encourage industry best practice and self regulation such as Your Views Count.
Have the support of political lobbying in areas affecting the industry, such as the Do Not Call Register.