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Joining the Society of Australian Sexologists is straightforward. We do however have some processes to follow and require supporting paperwork to be uploaded to our system, so please read the following notes on how to submit your application.

Please ensure you have thoroughly read our eligibility requirements and understand the difference between accreditation and non-accreditation for professional sexologists. 

Your application will be submitted through our secure member management portal.

Please complete each step of the application process and click 'NEXT" to proceed with your application. Make sure you submit ALL supporting paperwork to avoid delays processing your application. Please be advised that the application process may take up to 5 weeks.

Important note:
When you submit your application and relevant documentation, you will receive a confirmation email along with an invoice for your membership. You will need to pay this invoice before we process your application. 

If your application is approved, you will receive a confirmation email (ensure to check the Spam/Junk folder) and your membership will become active. If your membership is not approved, you will be refunded

If you have any questions about your application, please contact the National Membership Officer.

Application Checklist

To be eligible for general membership, you must be:

    • Working in the field of sexology or human sexuality
    • Qualifications from a recognised tertiary institution

To be eligible for student membership, you must be:

    • Enrolled at a recognised academic institution
    • Studying a qualification aligned with the field of sexology or human sexuality (eg. social work, education, gender studies, psychology)

Please ensure you have the following documents completed and ready to upload before proceeding.

General Membership Applications:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • *Referee Report – Please note we will contact your referee. 

Student Membership Applications:

  • Evidence of enrolment in a tertiary course
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • *Referee ReportPlease note we will contact your referee.

*One of your referees must be an existing SAS member. If you cannot get a reference from an existing SAS member, you will need to provide two references. The referees can be a SAS Member, manager, employer, lecturer or senior colleague. Someone who can vouch for your practice, ethics and values. Referees can not be close personal friends, relatives or clients.

      Student Membership Applications (Curtin University or University of Sydney Sexology Students only):

      *If you are a current  (or recently graduated) student of either Curtin or USYD but wish to apply as a General Member you may still use the Lecturer Referee letter.

      ** If your referee is not a Curtin or USYD Sexology Lecturer, please use standard referee form.

      Please note: as there are many ways to become and be a sexologist, we require more information than some other professional organisations who may only have one pathway to the profession. If you are having difficulties with the application and the requested documentation, please reach out to the National Membership Officer for a confidential discussion. 

      Once you have all your paperwork ready to upload, select the required membership level IN THE APPLICATION FORM BELOW.


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