This membership is perfect for universities, medical research institutes, medical societies, peak bodies and not-for-profits. 

Member Benefits

  • Free ACvA membership for 5 senior staff and all Higher Degree Research students
  • Enhanced engagement with industry
  • Linkage to consumer networks
  • ACvA endorsement of applications with whole-of-sector benefits
  • Development and execution of aligned communication activities for greater impact
  • Promotion of research excellence and success (National Awards)
  • Two votes at the ACvA Annual General Meeting
  • Participation in national strategic collaborations, including:
    • Clinical Themes Initiative
    • Implementation & Policy Roundtable
    • Health Leadership Research Forum (HLRF)
    • VentriClinical network
  • Powerful advocacy – One voice working together to lead significant policy conversations which influence the research environment
  • Sector leadership
  • Cross-sector collaboration
  • Strategic consumer engagement
  • Network & connections
  • Sector updates, events and opportunities through the ACvA’s newsletter
  • Access to programs, tools and resources such as:
    • The cross-sectoral mentoring program
    • Career development/capacity building programs
    • Grant review and support
    • Webinar series


The fee for institution members is $2500 plus GST, renewed annually. 

If you are a small not-for-profit and interested in becoming a member, please contact us at to discuss the appropriate membership level for your organisation.