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Renewing my membership

Do I have to renew my membership?

Yes, all members need to renew their membership by 30 June.

Can I renew online?

Yes, renewing online is easy – simply login to My Memberships and follow the prompts.

Can I renew over the phone?

Staff are unable to renew your membership. All renewing members are required to make personal declarations and undertakings to the AASW Code of Ethics, Fitness to Practice, overseas registration and work and the AASW Privacy Policy.

I've forgotten my membership number and password.

To reset your password, click on ‘Forgotten password’ in the Member Centre or email membership@aasw.asn.au.

How much does it cost to renew my membership?

Member Type

Early Bird

1 – 31 May

Full Fee

1 June

Full member

$659

$725

Reduced fee - Income below threshold of $50,388 (updated 19/20)

$438

$481

Fully Retired

$227

$250

Graduate

$196

$196

Student

$51

$51

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

$208

$208

Australian College of Social Work

$167

$167

I pay my membership by monthly direct debit; do I need to do anything?

Your membership will be automatically renewed on 1 July. To benefit from early bird membership fees, you will need to logon and go through the online renewal process before 31 May.

What are my payment options?

You can renew by credit card, BPay, direct debit or cheque by selecting your preferred payment option.

What am I being asked to do as part of the renewal?

  • Confirm your membership type and accreditations (if applicable)
  • Agree to abide by the AASW Code of Ethics
  • Declare your Fitness to Practice
  • Declare to have read and understood the AASW Privacy Policy

Do I need to renew my accreditation as Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AMHSW)?

Yes, if you are an AMHSW you must renew both your AASW membership and AMHSW accreditation by 30 June.

Can I renew my membership prior to having completed my CPD requirements for 2018/19?

Yes, renew your membership at any time during the renewal period (May and June), you have until 30 June to complete your 2018/19 CPD requirements

Can I be invoiced so my employer can pay?

Yes, if you choose to renew by cheque or BPay a tax invoice will be emailed to you to present to your employer.

An invoice can also be created in your employer’s name if you renew online.

How can I access my certificates and invoices?

Membership Certificates and Tax Invoices can be downloaded through the online Member Centre. Login to the Member Centre using your member number and password and access from the left-hand side menu – My Invoices and My Certificates. It becomes available on 1 July.

How can I access my Certificate of Currency? When is it available for the next financial year?

Certificate of Currency, available from 1 July, can be downloaded through the online Member Centre. Login to the Member Centre using your member number and password and access from the left-hand side menu – My Invoices and My Certificates.

Membership contact details

E: renewals@aasw.asn.au

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers