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. Please do not pay this invoice until your membership has been approved. If your application is approved you will be sent an email asking for you to complete the payment stage of your application. If you have any questions about your application please contact your branch membership officer.
Once your application has been approved and payment received your membership will be active. Below is our application checklist and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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:
Student Membership Applications:
*One of your referees must be an existing SAS member. The second referee 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):
*If you are a current student but wish to apply as a General Member you may still use the Student 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 your branch membership officer for a confidential discussion.
Once you have got all your paperwork ready to upload, select the required membership level and click 'NEXT'.
Reminder - Please do not pay the invoice you are issued until confirmation of your application approval has been received.