SHPA members are progressive advocates for clinical excellence, passionate about patient care and committed to evidence-based practice. SHPA members lead Pharmacy Departments at all 30 principal referral hospitals in Australia, and at 75% of all public and private hospitals.
As an SHPA member, you join Australia’s 5,200-strong community of leading pharmacists, technicians, pharmacy assistants and pharmacists-in-training working across the healthcare system.
Find out how SHPA membership can support and drive your pharmacy career.
One Stop CPD
SHPA has membership plans to suit pharmacists at all stages of their career. Join us now to enhance your professional development and career journey.
2021/22 membership fee: $576 (inc. GST)
Full Pharmacist membership is for pharmacists who have general registration to practise pharmacy in Australia or a person who is qualified to practise pharmacy outside Australia. See SHPA's constitution for a full definition.
Please provide your AHPRA number on your application as registration status is checked prior to membership being granted.
2021/22 membership fee: $131 (inc. GST)
Provisional Pharmacist membership is for pharmacists who have provisional registration to practise pharmacy in Australia under an intern training program (or equivalent). See SHPA's constitution for a full definition.
Please provide your AHPRA number on your application as your registration status is checked prior to membership being granted.
2021/22 membership fee: $229 (inc. GST)
A member who no longer practises (permanently) or holds general registration to practise.
2021/22 membership fee: $229 (inc. GST)
A pharmacy technician or assistant, qualified by training or experience, to carry out functions and activities that do not require professional judgement by a pharmacist in a hospital or other medical establishment. See SHPA's constitution for a full definition.
2021/22 membership fee: FREE
Student membership is for the period of your enrolment as a pharmacy student. See SHPA's constitution for a full definition.
Please provide a photocopy of your student membership card with your application as student status is checked prior to membership being granted.
You can pay your annual 12-month membership in regular amounts. Please note: instalment payments incur administration fees.
Full Pharmacist Member & Fellow:
Half-yearly: 2 x $300 (total $600); quarterly: 4 x $153(total $612); monthly: 12 x $52 (total $624)
Or save with a one-off annual payment of $576
Technician Member & Former/Retired:
Half-yearly: 2 x $120.50 (total $241); quarterly: 4 x $61.75 (total $247); monthly: 12 x $21.08 (total $253)
Or save with a one-off annual payment of $229
Provisional Pharmacist Member:
Half-yearly: 2 x $68.50 (total $137); quarterly: 4 x $35 (total $140); monthly: 12 x $11.91 (total $143)
Or save with a one-off annual payment of $131
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Member Benefits access
Once you have joined SHPA, please allow one working day (Vic) to receive an email confirmation and access to Online CPD (onlinecpd.shpa.org.au).
SHPA memberships are renewed annually. Renewal notifications are sent at least 30 days prior to membership expiry. Members who do not renew by the specified date lose access to all member benefits.
If you need to change your membership type contact us via email.
2021 Refer friends and be rewarded: Terms and Conditions
Existing Full Pharmacist, Provisional or Technician SHPA members who have renewed in 2021 or joined in June or July 2021 can refer new SHPA members in order to receive a $50 SHPA CPD event voucher per new member sign up; Vouchers can be redeemed via shpa.org.au for CPD events (seminars, masterclasses, webinars), cannot be used for SHPA Conferences and Congress. Valid for use until 30 June 2022. Vouchers are non-transferable.
Referred members applying for Full Pharmacist, Provisional or Technician membership will receive a 10% discount on the first year of SHPA membership only, provided they have not been an SHPA member at any time in the previous six months and must join by 31 August 2021. The 10% new member discount is not available to members paying by instalments. New referred members must complete the 'referred new membership form' including the existing member's full name and membership number for both offers to be valid.