Becoming a member of SPA has many benefits - academic, social and personal. See below the full list of membership detail. Click here to find out more!
Join a society
Most universities have a student society - click here to find yours. Student societies are a great way to keep in touch with what's happening near you.
Attend an event
SPA, ACP and student societies regularly run academic and social events, including the SPA International Conference. Click here to visit the events calendar.
Executive committees are selected each year in approximately November. Posts will be on this site, facebook and twitter at the time of applications, however feel free to browse SPA Position Descriptions here.
Unfortunately, minimal volunteering opportunities exist within SPA. However, most states, territories and councils have volunteer-finder websites which assist you to find something you're passionate in.
Paramedic student membership provided by the Australasian College of Paramedicine (ACP) is offered to all paramedicine students. ACP is committed to providing a national voice for students and believes that early support in your education leads to prosperous future as a practicing paramedic.
ACP sees the role of local paramedic societies as key in supporting student paramedics at a local level, and provides support to societies in delivering educational and networking activities.
Membership of ACP is separate of your local paramedic society.
Some of the benefits you get by becoming a member are:
Subscription to Response, ACP's quarterly magazine;
Access to the Australasian Journal of Paramedicine (AJP), PA's online peer-reviewed journal;
Member rates to a range of local and national ACP activities;
Member rates to the national ACP & SPA Conferences;
Access to a number of professional development events organised by your local student society;
Independent recognition of professional qualifications;
Membership to a national community of paramedic professionals;
Membership to a national body committed to the advancement of the paramedic profession