Anyone committed to engaging with Development Studies and furthering the objectives of the Association is eligible to become a member. Membership is open to academics, students and practitioners, in and beyond Australia.

To become a DSAA Member please follow one of the 2 options below:

Option 1: PAY VIA CREDIT CARD/PAYPAL
Click the relevant registration button, fill in your details and make payment for your membership via Credit Card or PayPal.

Option 2: PAY VIA ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER
Download and complete the Membership form and email it to dsaaussie@gmail.com then make EFT payment to the following bank account:

Account Name: DEVELOPMENT STUDIES ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA INCORPORATED
Account Number: 166120675  BSB: 633 000
The Development Studies Association of Australia is incorporated under the Association Incorporation Reform Act 2012: Ref A0105938F.

The following are our categories of membership with their respective rates.

Academic (Salaried)

100 AUD a year / $190 two years

A person employed at a university, research institute or equivalent

Register (1yr)
Register (2yr)

Development Professional

100 AUD a year / $190 two years

A person engaged in the development sector

Register (1yr)
Register (2yr)

Unsalaried / Low Income

50 AUD a year

A person without salaried employment, or a salary defined as low income (currently AUD 40,000 a year)

Register (1yr)

Student (Undergrad/Postgrad)

50 AUD a year

Anyone enrolled at undergraduate or postgraduate level at a university, or equivalent

Register (1yr)

Institutional

500 AUD for 2 years

An institution engaged in the development sector

Register (2yr)

Benefits of Membership

All members will

  • Be members of an Australian community of scholars / research practitioners and educators working in Development Studies
  • Have the opportunity to network with a diverse range of academics, policy makers practitioners from Australia and globally
  • Have access to shared teaching resources
  • Be entitled to a discount for the DSAA and Research for Development Impact Network conference
  • Be alerted to opportunities through regular newsletters and communications
  • Universities with institutional membership will have the opportunity to have a 200 word statement of their activities and a link on the website