Membership Types

Full Membership

Individuals who are graduates of accredited Australian health information management university programs are invited to apply for this category. Full members have voting rights in the association.

A discounted membership fee is offered to graduates who take up Full Membership within 12 months of graduating.

Fellow Membership

Full members who have practiced in health information management for a significant period and who have made an outstanding contribution to the profession. Selection to be by the Board and contingent on the member's maintenance of their professional standing.

Honorary Membership

Persons not otherwise eligible for membership of the association who, in the opinion of the Board, have made a significant contribution to health information management or rendered distinguished service to the health information profession.

Associate Membership

For those who are working in, involved in or affiliated with the health information management profession, or a related professional field, but who do not have qualifications enabling membership as a Full Member. Associate Members are eligible to vote at general meetings of HIMAA Ltd and State Branches, and may be elected/appointed to State Branch committee/sub-committee and national committees but are not eligible to be elected to the National Board.

Life Membership

Associates, Full Members or Fellows who, in the opinion of the Board, have made a significant contribution to health information management or rendered distinguished service to the health information management profession.

Concessional Membership Rate

A concessional membership rate is available for persons who, at the time of application and for the period of membership purchased, are otherwise eligible to be an Associate Member, Full Member or Fellow of the association but who are not in full-time or regular part-time employment, or have retired from the workforce on a permanent basis.

Applicants are required to lodge with their application/renewal, substantiation of their eligibility for this category for the applicable subscription period.
HIMAA has offered an extension of the advanced purchase discount scheme to concessional membership rate, previously these members could only purchase their HIMAA membership on an annual basis.

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Full Graduate Member Brochure.pdf580.15 KB
New Graduate Member Brochure.pdf465.5 KB
Associate Member Brochure.pdf570.76 KB
Senior Associate Member Brochure.pdf517.84 KB
HIMAA Membership Categories45.49 KB
Senior Associate Member Category Guidelines62.5 KB