Qualifications: NAATI certification / accreditation / recognition OR formal T/I qualifications from a recognised institution in Australia or overseas OR other acceptable qualifications
Practice: currently practising as a T/I (paid or unpaid), having previously practised, or intending to practise.
The member needs to be aged 65 years or over, with at least 15 years’ continuous membership in AUSIT. Suitable for long-term AUSIT members who have retired / almost retired from practice but wish to continue their association with AUSIT. Annual fee takes into account the member’s reduced income.
A student enrolled full-time or part-time in a formal T/I program of at least one semester at a recognised institution. Ordinary Members can transfer to this category while enrolled in such courses. Membership in this category is limited to a lifetime maximum of 5 years. Student members who have completed their studies are no longer entitled to membership in this category, but are expected to upgrade to Ordinary Member.
At least 10 years' experience in the field, T&I formal qualifications or equivalent (i.e. other related qualifications), NAATI certification or accreditation. Endorsements from three respected AUSIT members (e.g. Fellows, office bearers [current or past], T&I academics). Approval by the National Council (i.e. admission is not automatic). Current Fellows can become Senior Members upon application. Current Senior Practitioners can apply to transfer to the new category, providing they meet the Senior Member criteria.
Any individual who has an interest in the profession of translation and interpreting, but does not meet the criteria for Ordinary Member, Retired Member or Student Member.
|Membership Benefit||Ordinary||Retired||Student||Associate||Senior Member|
|Listing on the general online directory, and public online profile|||||||||||
|Display AUSIT logo and AUSIT membership on websites, in emails and on stationery|||||||||||
|Separate listing of Senior Members on the AUSIT website|||||||||||
|Be Informed and Network|
|Access to practitioner e-Forums|||||||||||
|Receive e-Flashes with industry news|||||||||||
|Access to current edition of In Touch magazine (online)|||||||||||
|Access to members-only online resources|||||||||||
|At least 50% discount on all AUSIT PD|||||||||||
|30% discount on professional indemnity insurance|||||||||||
|Upon renewal of Senior Membership, a membership fee discount (25%) applies||||>|||||||
|Participation on AUSIT Committees / Governance Rights|
|Attend and speak at AGMs|||||||||||
|Vote at branch and national AGMs and stand for office with voting rights|||||||||||
|Eligible to be appointed to branch committees (no voting rights)|||||||||||
|Contribute to committees other than National Council and Branch Committees|||||||||||
|Eligibility to be nominated as Fellow after five years of active Senior Membership|||||||||||
Some membership categories and benefits are subject to approval. Membership benefits are subject to change, and some benefits may be subject to further restrictions or third-party terms and conditions. AUSIT makes no guarantee that all services will be available at all times to all members.
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