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Full, Student/Concession, Retired & NCVER Memberships are available – evidence must be provided to confirm status if you are applying for student membership.

Why join your national research association?

As an AVETRA member, you will be part of a professional-development network promoting high-quality VET research and vigorous debate of research issues.

You will benefit from:

  • A supportive professional network providing access to mentoring for your research activities
  • AVETRA’s regular email newsletter
  • Reduced registration fees for AVETRA’s annual conference
  • Information updates on your Association and on other VET research activities via the AVETRA website
  • Access to the Members Only section of the AVETRA website, which includes member lists and contact details, member only bulletins, job vacancies, Professional Development notices etc.
  • Subscription to AVETRA’s academic journal, the International Journal of Training Research, published twice a year (usual subscription value $50)
  • Access to the Educator Hub for networking opportunities and discussion of current research issues


APPLY FOR your AVETRA Membership NOW!

Membership includes an electronic subscription to the International Journal of Training Research (IJTR)* and to the researchers’ magazine Research Today, each with two editions a year.

Membership is for the Calendar year 1/1 through 31/12 each year.


  Price (Exc GST)
GST Total
Full Membership $172.73 $17.27 $190
Student Membership $86.36 $8.64 $95
Retired Membership $86.36 $8.64 $95
NCVER Member (Employed by NCVER) $86.36 $8.64 $95

* If you would like to subscribe for hard copies of the IJTR journal it is an extra $20 per year.


‘Student Member’

The student member category is defined as an individual who is enrolled into a course or program of study that is full-time or part-time. Please provide a student card as proof of your status.

‘Retired Member’

The retired member category is defined as an individual who has retired from full time employment.



You can pay by credit card, using your Mastercard or VISA (please note that American Express and Diners are not accepted), or by cheque or money order.

Cheques and money order need to be made payable to “AVETRA”.

You can now pay for AVETRA Membership by credit card online, please follow this link to Join AVETRA Online.

Alternatively, Please print the AVETRA Membership Application Form complete it and return it to AVETRA. You can fax it, post it or scan and email it.


AVETRA Secretariat
PO Box 576
Crows Nest NSW 1585
TEL: +61 2 9431 8690
FAX: +61 2 9431 8677

Level 3, 33-35 Atchison St, St Leonards, NSW, Australia 2065

Open: Mon-Friday 9am-5pm.


To join AVETRA and pay via credit card online please follow this link Join AVETRA.

AVETRA Membership Brochure

AVETRA Membership Application Form


Llandis Barratt-Pugh thanks AVETRA members for facilitating a workshop presentation at the annual conference.