Join the Australian Association of Social Workers and become part of an active and vibrant professional community of more than 10,000 fellow members committed to maintaining high standards, ethical practice and ongoing professional development. Benefit from a range of products and services designed to help you learn, grow and evolve throughout your social work career.
We look forward to welcoming you to our member community.
Are you eligible for membership?
Membership of the AASW is available to applicants holding either an AASW approved social work qualification from an Australian tertiary institution or qualifications from overseas that have been recognised by the AASW as comparable to an AASW approved social work qualification. Find out more.
How to join
There are three easy ways to become a member of the AASW. Simply choose one of the following options:
1. Join online by following the prompts in the link below
2. Complete the Ordinary Membership or Student Membership application form
Download the Ordinary Membership Application Form
*PLEASE NOTE: If you are completing a 'soft copy' of this form, please press 'Ctrl' 'S' on your keyboard and 'save as' before typing (or 'Ctrl' 'Shift' 'S' for Internet Explorer), close the PDF on the AASW web page, then edit the document that is saved in your drive.
3. Contact our friendly Membership team on 1800 630 124