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AARE invites membership enquiries from anyone interested or involved in educational research. The AARE journal, The Australian Educational Researcher (AER) and AARE News(email news bulletin) are available free to members. Further benefits of membership.


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General Membership Information

  • AARE membership runs from 1 July to 30 June in the following year. Therefore pro-rata membership payments are in place during the year.
  • AARE members receive a username and password to access the member-only area of the website for complimentary access to AARE's journal and selected other journals.
  • When membership is not renewed, access to the member-only area of the website is no longer available.
  • All memberships are individual. AARE does not provide for institutional or corporate memberships.

New offer - Hardcopy versions of the Australian Educational Researcher (AER)

AARE is pleased to be able to offer members the option of receiving each of the AER journals produced by AARE in hard copy for only an additional $70 per year. 

Categories of Membership

There are four main categories of membership:

  • Ordinary, concessional, overseas and honorary. These membership categories are also available as choices that include hardcopy versions of the AER Journal. 

  • Concessional membership is for those who are financially disadvantaged, are full-time students, or are not in full-time employment.

  • Overseas membership is for those who reside outside of Australia. Overseas members do not pay the GST component. Members working or studying in Australia do not qualify for overseas membership.

  • Honorary members have had this status conferred on them by the Association because of their outstanding contribution to research in education.

  • All the above categories carry the full rights and privileges of membership.

Membership Fees

The membership fees below are an indication of the full year membership. Pro-rata fees will apply as follows.

From 1 June to 31 December - full yearly rate as below and membership will continue to 30 June following year.

From 1 January to 31 March - Full year rate as below plus 0.25 of the fee and membership will continue until 30 June the following year. 

From 1 April to 31 May - Full year rate as below and membership continue until 30 June the following year. (Not the year of joining).

Membership Type




Ordinary Member




Concessional member

$ 90.00

$ 9.00

$ 99.00

Overseas ordinary


$ 0.00


Overseas concessional

$ 90.00

$ 0.00

$ 90.00

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