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Membership Benefits:

Membership Categories

Ordinary Member

$209.00 (incl. GST)
Trauma Talk
12 x Electronic Copies of Injury Journal
Discounted Rate on the ATS Annual Conference
Opportunity to Serve on the National Executive
Residents of Australia, NZ or High Income Country

Institutional Member

$209.00 (incl. GST)
Trauma Talk
12 x Electronic Copies of Injury Journal
Discounted Rate on the ATS Conference
Opportunity to Serve on the National Executive
Submission of documentation from the Institution with its purpose is required
This membership is held by a role within the applying institution, nominally a board member or equivalent

Conspicuous Member

$209.00 (incl. GST)
Trauma Talk
12 x Electronic Copies of Injury Journal
Discounted Rate on the ATS Annual Conference
A membership that does not meet any other criteria and has provided substantial rationale for membership

INTERNATIONAL MEMBER

$69.00 (incl. GST)
Trauma Talk
12 x Electronic Copies of Injury Journal
Discounted Rate on the ATS Annual Conference
Opportunity to serve on the National Executive
Residents of a lower income country and working in same (evidence required)

STUDENT/ RETIRED Member

$69.00 (incl. GST)
Trauma Talk
12 x Electronic Copies of Injury Journal
Discounted Rate on the ATS Conference
Must be a student of professional capacity that would meet Ordinary Membership (evidence required)
Retired membership is open to former Ordinary members of ATS
Other categories include:

The Members’ Rights

As per the constitution membership includes the right to:
  • Inspect Australasian Trauma Society documents, including the minutes of general meetings (clause 57) and the register of members (clause 10)
  • Be given information about the organisation’s annual finances and other activities at or before each annual general meeting (clause 20)
  • Ask questions about the Australasian Trauma Society at a general meeting (clauses 20 and 27)
  • Provided a certain number of members agree, request the directors call a meeting (clause 18(2)), call meetings themselves (clause 19), propose resolutions or make statements (clause 29)
  • Receive notice of general meetings (clause 21) and attend general meetings
  • Where current membership does not exclude voting rights:
○Vote on resolutions (clause 32), or appoint a proxy to vote on their behalf at general meetings (clause 36), and
○Vote on a resolution to appoint or remove a director (clauses 39 and 42.1).
 
Member Responsibilities:
  • Under the Australasian Trauma Society constitution, members have an obligation to pay the guarantee (if required) if the company winds up while they are a member, or less than 12 months after they stopped being a member. This is included within the Joining Fee of the Australasian Trauma Society and reserved in a dedicated account.
  • Members have a crucial role in ensuring that the Australasian Trauma Society, and therefore the Board and members, conduct themselves in a way that is acceptable to the purpose(s) of the Australasian Trauma Society.
  • Provide and maintain current information for the roll of membership of the Australasian Trauma Society and within 30 days of any change to their details or standing notify the Australasian Trauma Society.

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