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The Australian Population Association welcomes applications for membership from any person with an interest in population issues. Three types of membership are available:

  1. Individual memberships

  2. Student memberships – open to full-time students at recognised educational institutions

  3. Concessional memberships – open to people who are not currently in full-time paid employment.


To join or renew your membership, download and complete one of the following forms and email it to James at


The APA provides a number of benefits to its members, including the opportunity to join a network of demographers and population researchers, policy makers and practitioners. Regular updates and newsletters are provided to members to keep them abreast of the latest developments in the field. APA members are also entitled to subsidised rates to the APA's biennial conference and other events. The next conference will be held in Canberra in December 2020.


Membership fee structure:

Membership Type

One Year

Two Years











We are currently asking for payment by direct deposit. Download a membership form for details. If you would prefer to pay by credit card, please email James at for a credit card payment form.


The online membership process is currently under maintenance. When it is back online, it can be accessed from this link - Apply for membership online NOW.