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.
SHPA will not be increasing membership fees in 2020, we respect that some households are feeling the pain of coronavirus restrictions and are committed to ensuring every member renews and makes the most having SHPA as their professional partner for another year.
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.
2020/21 membership fee: $559 (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.
2020/21 membership fee: $127 (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.
2020/21 membership fee: $222 (inc. GST)
A member who no longer practises (permanently) or holds general registration to practise.
2020/21 membership fee: $222 (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.
2020/21 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 $291.50 (total $583); quarterly: 4 x $148.75 (total $595); monthly: 12 x $50.58 (total $607)
Or save with a one-off annual payment of $559
Technician Member & Former/Retired:
Half-yearly: 2 x $117 (total $234); quarterly: 4 x $60 (total $240); monthly: 12 x $20.50 (total $246)
Or save with a one-off annual payment of $222
Provisional Pharmacist Member:
Half-yearly: 2 x $66.50 (total $133); quarterly: 4 x $34 (total $136); monthly: 12 x $11.58 (total $139)
Or save with a one-off annual payment of $127
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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.
SHPA membership fee freeze
While pharmacists and technicians have stepped up and excellent health care is keeping Australia moving, we respect a number of industries have come to a standstill and some households are feeling the pain of coronavirus restrictions.SHPA has locked in our 2019 membership fees until the end of May 2021. We are committed to supporting every member to renew for another year.
2020 Refer friends and be rewarded: Terms and Conditions
Existing Full Pharmacist, Provisional or Technician SHPA members who have renewed in 2020 or joined in June - July 2020 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 2021. 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 30 September 2020. 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.