Join the ASC

The Australian Science Communicators is the national forum for science communicators and science journalists. With more than 450 financial members and thousands of active subscribers, it is the peak body for this professionally diverse community, bringing together individuals from media, research organisations, universities, science museums, education and the arts. Become a member today and enjoy the benefits of:

Who can apply?

The Australian Science Communicators welcomes anyone identifying as a science communicator or science journalist, interested in a career in these fields, or keen to learn more about science communication and science journalism. Our members work across numerous fields. If you are an individual who makes science accessible you will find peers here.

Membership fees (from 30 November 2023):

  • Individual membership – $216.41 per annum
  • Student membership (with valid student identification emailed to office /at/ at time of joining) – $86.56 per annum
  • Associate membership (for retirees, members living overseas, on maternity (or other) leave, or otherwise not currently active in science communication) – $86.56 per annum
  • Corporate membership* – $649.89 per annum
  • Corporate linked individual** – $64.99 per annum

All prices are GST inclusive.

* Standard Corporate membership offers up to ten employee members for the price of only six Associate memberships, and additional employees at a discounted rate. It includes one vote in ASC elections.

** Corporate linked individuals must register to join using the work email associated with a current Corporate membership account.


Membership or payment enquiries can be sent to (please note the office is staffed on a part-time basis).

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