Become an affiliate or associate member

Find out what kind of affiliate or associate membership type may be right for you.

All members are required to adhere to the RANZCOG Code of Conduct.

Benefits of membership

Our members receive tailored membership benefits, advocacy and support from the college.

Members can access:

*Member benefits differ based on membership category

Member types explainer


Associate members

Associate membership allows registered medical practitioners providing unsupervised specialist women’s health services in Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand, and our nearest global neighbours to enhance their knowledge and skills in the pursuit of excellence in women’s health.

Affiliate members

Doctors who have not trained with the College, or medical students who are yet to qualify, can become affiliate members to access the educational and networking resources that affiliate membership affords.

Other member types

Looking for Fellow, Diplomate or Certificant member information? These are membership classes for doctors who have trained with RANZCOG:

Associate members: Australia & New Zealand

Eligiblity

You can apply to become an associate member if you are a registered medical practitioner who holds a specialist qualification in the area of obstetrics and gynaecology (that was not awarded by RANZCOG) and are providing unsupervised specialist women’s health services in Australia or Aotearoa New Zealand.

Please refer to the RANZCOG Regulations Section A for information on the regulations that govern this class of membership.

Fees

Membership Fees
Fee
$AUD
$NZ
Frequency
Annual Subscription Associate Members
$1,986 inc GST
$2,242 inc GST
Due 1 July annually
Associate member CPD application fee
$394 inc GST
$445 inc GST
Submit with application
Additional cost of CPD program
$699 inc GST
$790 inc GST
Due 1 July annually

Apply

To apply, please complete the Associate Membership Application Form and return to the CPD team by emailing cpd@ranzcog.edu.au, or post to College Place along with the required supporting documentation outlined in the form.

Annual renewal

Ongoing membership is subject to payment of the Associate Member annual subscription fee and participation in an approved Continuing Professional Development program.

Contact

For further information please contact the CPD team: cpd@ranzcog.edu.au or phone +61 3 9412 2967.

Associate members: Pacific

Eligiblity

As a Pacific Associate member, O&G specialists based in the Pacific can access RANZCOG resources and scholarships, and participate in the RANZCOG CPD Program for Pacific O&G specialists.

You can apply to become a Pacific Associate member if you are a registered medical practitioner in a Pacific Island country and hold a specialist qualification in obstetrics and gynaecology (that was not awarded by RANZCOG) and are providing unsupervised specialist women’s health services in the Pacific.

Please refer to the RANZCOG Regulations Section A for information on the regulations that govern this class of membership.

Fees

There is no fee to become a Pacific Associate member of RANZCOG.

Apply

The following documents will be required (please compile in readiness, prior to lodging your application):

Certificate: Specialist Medical Qualification (Master of Medicine MMed in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, or equivalent)

Certificate: Postgraduate Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Certificate: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Current Annual Practising Certificate (from Medical Board/Medical Council)

Certificate of Registration as a Specialist Medical Practitioner (if available / optional)

Applications for Associate Membership are assessed by the Global Health Committee and sent to the RANZCOG Board for approval.

Annual renewal

Ongoing membership is subject to participation in an approved Continuing Professional Development program.

Contact

For further information please contact our Global Health team: globalhealth@ranzcog.edu.au or phone +61 3 9412 2926.

Educational affiliates

Eligibility

You may be eligible to apply for Educational Affiliate membership if you are:

A registered medical practitioner working as a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology or more broadly in women’s health in Australia or Aotearoa New Zealand

Not a Fellow of RANZCOG

Not eligible for Associate Membership

For example, Area of Need (AoN) practitioners in Australia and International Medical Graduates (IMGs) practising in Aotearoa New Zealand under a provisional vocational scope of practice.

Please refer to the RANZCOG Regulations Section A for information on the regulations that govern this class of membership.

Fees

Membership Fees
Fee
$AUD
$NZ
Frequency
Annual Subscription Educational Affiliates
$371 inc GST
$418 inc GST
Due 1 July annually
Educational affiliate CPD application fee
$394 inc GST
$445 inc GST
Submit with application
Additional cost of CPD program
$699 inc GST
$790 inc GST
Due 1 July annually

Apply

Please click one of the links below to complete the relevant online application for Australia or Aotearoa New Zealand.

Annual renewal

Ongoing membership is subject to payment of the annual Educational Affiliate subscription fee and participation in an approved Continuing Professional Development program.

Contact

For further information, contact the CPD team at cpd@ranzcog.edu.au or phone +61 3 9417 1699.

International affiliates

Eligiblity

Registered medical practitioners working as a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology in countries other than Australia and New Zealand, who are not RANZCOG Fellows and are not eligible for membership of the College as an associate member or as an educational affiliate, may apply for International Affiliate membership.

For example, Area of Need (AoN) practitioners in Australia and International Medical Graduates (IMGs) practising in Aotearoa New Zealand under a provisional vocational scope of practice.

Please refer to the RANZCOG Regulations Section A for information on the regulations that govern this class of membership.

Fees

Membership Fees
Fee
$AUD
$NZ
Frequency
Annual Subscription International Affiliates – Band A
$120 (no GST)
N/A
Due 1 July annually
Annual Subscription International Affiliates – Band B
$334 (no GST)
N/A
Due 1 July annually
Annual Subscription International Affiliates – Band C
$663 (no GST)
N/A
Due 1 July annually

Apply

Annual renewal

Ongoing Membership is subject to payment of the annual International Affiliate subscription fee.

Contact

For further information please contact the membership team: membership@ranzcog.edu.au or phone: +61 3 9412 2908.

International affiliates: Indonesia

This class of affiliate membership provides an opportunity for international leaders working in the specialty of obstetrics and gynaecology in Indonesia to enhance and their knowledge and skills in the pursuit of excellence in women’s health.

Eligiblity

Registered medical practitioners working as a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology in Indonesia who are current members of The Indonesia Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (POGI) and the Indonesian College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (InaCOG) may apply to become an International Affiliate – Indonesia.

Please refer to the RANZCOG Regulations Section A for information on the regulations that govern this class of membership.

Fees

Membership Fees
Fee
$AUD
$NZ
Frequency
Annual Subscription International Affiliates – Indonesia
$311 inc GST
N/A
Due 1 July annually

Apply

Annual renewal

Ongoing Membership is subject to payment of the annual International Affiliate Indonesia subscription fee.

Contact

For further information please contact the membership team: membership@ranzcog.edu.au or phone: +61 3 9412 2908.

Prevocational affiliates

Members of the Prevocational Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society of Australia and New Zealand (PVOGS) are also afforded membership as a prevocational affiliate of RANZCOG.

Please note: Prevocational affiliate membership is independent to registration to the RANZCOG Prevocational Pathway (PVP). Prevocational affiliate membership does not link or award any credit to the PVP Pathway or selection for the FRANZCOG training program.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for prevocational affiliate membership of RANZCOG, applicants must be either studying medicine at a university — or be a prevocational doctor residing and practising — in Australia or Aotearoa New Zealand.

Applicants are not eligible for prevocational affiliate membership if they are already a member of RANZCOG as either a trainee, qualified Diplomate or Certificant.

Please refer to the RANZCOG Regulations Section A for information on the regulations that govern this class of membership.

Fees

Prevocational Affiliate membership is a free membership type.

Apply

Contact

For further information please contact the membership team: membership@ranzcog.edu.au or phone: +61 3 9412 2908.

Midwife affiliates

Eligiblity

Midwives who hold general midwifery registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia or a practising certificate with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand are eligible for a Midwife Affiliate membership.

Please refer to the RANZCOG Regulations Section A for information on the regulations that govern this class of membership.

Fees

Membership Fees
Fee
$AUD
$NZ
Frequency
Annual Subscription Midwife Affiliates
$120 inc GST
$136 inc GST
Due 1 July annually

Apply

Annual renewal

Ongoing membership is subject to payment of the annual subscription fee above.

Contact

For further information please contact the membership team: membership@ranzcog.edu.au or phone: +61 3 9412 2908.