Australian Catholic Medical Association 

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Membership Catergories

Membership of the Australian Catholic Medical Association

Category of Membership in the Catholic Medical Association is determined by one’s status as a Healthcare Professional (or student) as defined and recognized by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Membership of the Australian Catholic Medical Association (CMA) will be administered via the State and Territory based Catholic Medical Associations. Those residing within a State or Territory without an active Catholic Medical Association can apply to become an individual member of the Australian Catholic Medical Association.

Membership Categories:

1. Medical Practitioner Members:  Those Australian Catholics recognized as Medical Practitioners by AHPRA who are supportive of the aims and objectives of the CMA and wish to support the CMA in upholding the principles of the Catholic faith in the science and practice of medicine, are eligible to be considered Medical Practitioner Members of the Association, at the discretion of the Executive Committees of the National and/or State/Territory levels. Medical Practitioner Members may be active, retired, or still in training (ie: medical students). Only Medical Practitioner Members (not including medical students) are eligible to be officers of Executive Committees of the Australian Catholic Medical Association. Other rights, privileges and obligations (including the payment of dues) of Medical Practitioner Members shall be determined by the National Executive Committee from time to time.

 

2. Associate Members:  Those Australian Catholics who participate in health care delivery as recognized by AHPRA, or are in training, who are supportive of the aims and objectives of the CMA and wish to support the CMA in upholding the principles of the Catholic faith in the science and practice of medicine, and do not meet the qualifications for Medical Practitioner Member, are eligible to be considered Associate Members of the Association, at the discretion of the Executive Committees of the National and/or State/Territory levels. The rights, privileges and obligations (including the payment of dues) of Associate Members shall be determined by the National Executive Committee from time to time.

 

3. Affiliate Members: Any person residing in Australia with an interest in the aims and objectives of the Association who is supportive of the aims and objectives of the CMA and wishes to support the CMA in upholding the principles of the Catholic faith in the science and practice of medicine, is eligible to be considered an Affiliate Member, at the discretion of the Executive Committees of the National and/or State/Territory levels. The rights, privileges and obligations (including the payment of dues) of Affiliate Members shall be determined by the National Executive Committee from time to time.