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Membership Types

Membership Types

The ADEA offers various memberships that you can take advantage of, depending on your area of interest and career stage. Please note, all applications are subject to the approval of the ADEA Board.

Full Membership

Eligibility

Full ADEA members are healthcare professionals who dedicate significant time to providing diabetes education and management.

Benefits

  • Access to the ADEA members' section on the website
  • Access to networking events
  • Receive the Australian Diabetes Educator publication
  • Enjoy discounts when ordering ADEA publications or attending events
  • Attend Branch and National meetings
  • The opportunity to achieve and maintain recognition as a CDE
  • Participate in ADEA elections and hold Branch or National Office Bearer positions.

Membership cost

The full ADEA membership cost is $409.00 incl GST (membership fee of $291.00 and a one-off joining fee of $118.00). The annual renewal fee for full ADEA members is $291.00 incl GST.

Apply for full ADEA membership

 

Associate Membership

Eligibility

Associate ADEA members are healthcare professionals practising in specialty fields other than diabetes education and management or in the generalist care setting, and those with an interest in diabetes education.

Benefits

  • Access the ADEA members' section on the website
  • Receive the Australian Diabetes Educator publication
  • Enjoy discounts when ordering ADEA publications or attending events
  • Attend Branch and National meetings
  • The opportunity to upgrade to full ADEA membership after 12 months.

Membership cost

The associate ADEA membership cost is $298.00 incl GST (membership fee of $180.00 and a one-off joining fee of $118.00). The annual renewal fee is $180.00 incl GST.

Apply for an associate ADEA membership.

 

ADEA Fellowship

Eligibility

Members eligible to apply for ADEA Fellowship must have:

  • Continued CDE status for 15 or more years
  • Full-time work in diabetes for the five years preceding the fellowship application
  • Endorsement of two CDEs in practice for at least five years, and who have known the applicant for at least five years to verify their work in diabetes care.

Benefits

  • Recognition of expertise in diabetes leadership, education and management
  • Certificate of recognition
  • Post nominal (FADEA)
  • Opportunity to present at ADEA conferences.

Ongoing recognition as a fellow of ADEA is dependent on continuing CDE status.

Membership cost

The annual Fellowship membership fee is $316.00 incl GST (membership fee of $291.00 and an annual administration fee of $25).

To apply for recognition as a Fellow, please complete the Application Form (Word - 0.30MB).

 

Student Membership

Eligibility

The student membership is open to anyone who is enrolled in a health-related degree. This is a great opportunity for students to experience the ADEA community and its benefits while working towards a career in the health sector.

Benefits

An ADEA student membership has the same benefits as an ADEA associate membership.

Membership cost

The annual student membership is available for the special rate of $120 incl GST for 12 months. This special rate is a savings of $178 as compared to signing up for associate membership ($180 membership fee + $118 one-off fee).

To apply for a student membership, please fill in the Student Membership Application Form (Word - 0.30MB) and send to cde@adea.com.au, or call (02) 6173 1006.

 

Retired Members

Eligibility

The ADEA encourages retired members to stay in touch with the ADEA and their network. Members who want to take advantage of this rate must:

  • Hold a current membership due to expire in the near future or be within three months of their membership expiring
  • Be retired from work

Note: Members who wish to retain their CDE status must maintain full member status.

Benefits

Retired members receive the same entitlements as associate members.

Membership cost

The annual fee for retired members is $80.00 incl GST.

To apply, please call (02) 6173 1006.

 

Sustaining Membership

Eligibility

Sustaining members are corporations and organisations that lead the way in diabetes care and diabetes care products.

Benefits

For more information about the packages available, please contact inquiries@adea.com.au.