ACIPC Membership Categories and Fees 2018 / 2019

Membership prices

Membership Type Price AUD
Australian full member $180
Australian post-graduate $85
Australian undergraduate $54
Australian retired $54
International member $160
LMI Country member $35


Membership Descriptions

Full Membership 

Full membership is granted to any person who has an interest in the field of infection control. They shall have full voting rights and shall be eligible to hold office.

Retired

The retired membership category is for those members over the age of 65 yrs who have retired from full time or part time work but wish to continue being up to date with the latest information. They shall not have voting rights and shall not be eligible to hold office.

Undergraduate Student

Undergraduate student membership is available to any full time student in any discipline. Membership will be for 12 months or until date of graduation whichever comes sooner. Application for admission as a student must be accompanied by evidence of student enrolment. Student members will receive all benefits of membership with ACIPC, however they shall not have voting rights and shall not be eligible to hold office.

Postgraduate Student

Postgraduate student membership is available to any full time or part time student studying a postgraduate infection control course or equivalent as would be recognised for the purposes of ACIPC credentialing. Membership is available to new members only and will be until date of graduation. A new membership is defined as not having been a full member of ACIPC in the past 5 years. Application for admission as a student must be accompanied by evidence of student enrolment. Student members will receive all benefits of membership with ACIPC, however they shall not have voting rights and shall not be eligible to hold office.

International Member

Full membership is granted to any person in the Australasian region who has an interest in the field of infection control International members will receive all benefits of membership with ACIPC, however they shall not have voting rights and shall not be eligible to hold office.

Low or Low-middle Income Country

Low or low-middle country membership is granted to any person with an interest in infection prevention and control from a country as defined by the World Bank as a low or low-middle income economy (http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-classifications ). This membership will also include residents of any of the following countries or territories within Australasia as per the eligibility requirements for the ACIPC International Scholarship Program:

·           Cocos-Keeling Islands ·           Cook Islands ·           Fiji
·           French Polynesia ·           Kiribati ·           Nauru
·           New Caledonia ·           Niue ·           Papua New Guinea
·           Pitcairn Islands ·           Solomon Islands ·           Tokelau
·           Tonga ·           Tuvalu ·           Vanuatu
·           Wallis & Futuna ·           Western Samoa

They shall not have voting rights and shall not be eligible to hold office.

The World Bank Classification of Economies

Economies are currently divided into four income groupings: low, lower-middle, upper-middle, and high, based on the Gross National Income (GNI) per capita. These thresholds are updated annually at the beginning of the World Bank’s fiscal year (i.e., July 1), with an adjustment for inflation. Income thresholds are as indicated below.

Income grouping GNI per capita (US dollars)
Low ≤ $1,025
Lower-middle $1,026 – $4,035
Upper-middle $4,036 – $12,475
High ≥ $12,476

List of economies defined as low income or low-middle income by the World Bank as at July 2016.

Economy Region Income group
Afghanistan South Asia Low income
Armenia Europe & Central Asia Lower middle income
Bangladesh South Asia Lower middle income
Benin Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Bhutan South Asia Lower middle income
Bolivia Latin America & Caribbean Lower middle income
Burkina Faso Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Burundi Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Cabo Verde Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Cambodia East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Cameroon Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Central African Republic Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Chad Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Comoros Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Congo, Dem. Rep. Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Congo, Rep. Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Côte d’Ivoire Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Djibouti Middle East & North Africa Lower middle income
Egypt, Arab Rep. Middle East & North Africa Lower middle income
El Salvador Latin America & Caribbean Lower middle income
Eritrea Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Ethiopia Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Gambia, The Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Ghana Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Guatemala Latin America & Caribbean Lower middle income
Guinea Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Guinea-Bissau Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Haiti Latin America & Caribbean Low income
Honduras Latin America & Caribbean Lower middle income
India South Asia Lower middle income
Indonesia East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Kenya Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Kiribati East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep. East Asia & Pacific Low income
Kosovo Europe & Central Asia Lower middle income
Kyrgyz Republic Europe & Central Asia Lower middle income
Lao PDR East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Lesotho Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Liberia Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Madagascar Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Malawi Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Mali Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Mauritania Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Moldova Europe & Central Asia Lower middle income
Mongolia East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Morocco Middle East & North Africa Lower middle income
Mozambique Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Myanmar East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Nepal South Asia Low income
Nicaragua Latin America & Caribbean Lower middle income
Niger Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Nigeria Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Pakistan South Asia Lower middle income
Papua New Guinea East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Philippines East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Rwanda Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Samoa East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
São Tomé and Principe Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Senegal Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Sierra Leone Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Solomon Islands East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Somalia Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
South Sudan Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Sri Lanka South Asia Lower middle income
Sudan Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Swaziland Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Syrian Arab Republic Middle East & North Africa Lower middle income
Tajikistan Europe & Central Asia Lower middle income
Tanzania Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Timor-Leste East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Togo Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Tonga East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Tunisia Middle East & North Africa Lower middle income
Uganda Sub-Saharan Africa Low income
Ukraine Europe & Central Asia Lower middle income
Uzbekistan Europe & Central Asia Lower middle income
Vanuatu East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
Vietnam East Asia & Pacific Lower middle income
West Bank and Gaza Middle East & North Africa Lower middle income
Yemen, Rep. Middle East & North Africa Lower middle income
Zambia Sub-Saharan Africa Lower middle income
Zimbabwe Sub-Saharan Africa Low income