Individual Membership Categories

Individual Membership Types and descriptions are below.


Full Membership

Australian Residents $330

Overseas Residents $385

Individuals who have graduated with a HIMAA-accredited Degree (Undergrad or Masters) from one of the following universities or where previously Full Members of the Medical Records Association of Australia:

  • Curtin University
  • Higher Colleges of Technology (United Arab Emirates)
  • La Trobe University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Sydney (Formerly Cumberland College of Health Sciences)
  • University of Tasmania*
  • Western Sydney University*

*Accreditation pending

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Fellowship of HIMAA

Full Members of HIMAA with at least 7 years of continuous financial membership with the Association who have made a significant contribution to the health information management profession can apply to be recognised by the Board as Fellows of HIMAA. Criteria are detailed in the application form. Fellowship of HIMAA entitles the member to bear the postnominal FHIMAA.

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New Graduate Membership

Australian Residents $165

Overseas Residents $205

Individuals who have graduated within the past 12 months with a HIMAA-accredited Degree (Undergrad or Masters) from one of the above universities or a HIMAA Approved Program.

Those members who graduated from a HIMAA-accredited University Degree will go onto Full Membership

Those members who graduated from a HIMAA Approved Program will go onto Senior Associate Membership

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Senior Associate Membership

Australian Residents $285

Overseas Residents $340

Individuals who are graduates of a HIMAA approved program in clinical coding, health informatics, business, management of information systems/IT or have a minimum of five years senior level experience within the health information industry

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Associate Membership

Australian Residents $245

Overseas Residents $295

Individuals working in or associated with the health information/infomatics industry and not eligible for Full or Senior Associate Membership, including non-HIM Students

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If you qualify for one of these Membership categories but are retired, on maternity leave, or workingless than 15 hours per week, please contact our Membership Officer (at membership@himaa.org.au) about Membership at a concessional rate.

Documentation will be required to support your application at the concessional rate.

To enquire about membership categories or concessional membership rates, please contact the HIMAA Membership Officer at membership@himaa.org.au or 02 9887 5002.