Membership of the Australian Federation of Graduate Women Inc.
AFGW welcomes all women graduates who support its mission, vision objectives. Employment in a University or any other location is not a requirement. Click here to see who can join
The Australian Federation of Graduate Women, the voice of graduate women in Australia, is an organisation with a respected voice at branch, state, national and international levels. It contributes to many debates related to quality of life and education for women of all ages.
Membership is coordinated within each State and Territory (STA) and application forms are available from the local Associations or Branches and are usually available on the relevant STA websites. If you are interested in joining AFGW please follow the instructions given on the website of the State or Territory Association most convenient for you. Click on one of the STA logos in the left side bar or follow this link to find the relevant STA Contact Information
Independent membership is available to graduate women who reside in an area where there is no State or Territory Association (STA) of AFGW, or who, for a reason satisfactory to the AFGW Executive, do not wish to join an existing STA.
Application for Independent Membership shall be made on the prescribed form to the Secretary. On approval by the Executive an annual subscription shall be paid to the Honorary Business Manager. Independent Members’ Application Form
For the financial years 2016/17 and 2017/18 this fee is $100.00 for those residing where there is no State or Territory Association (STA) of AFGW. The fee for those who reside where there is a State or Territory Association (STA) of AFGW is variable and can be ascertained by contacting the Honorary Business Manager at AFGW Registrar
Independent Membership shall be lost if the subscription is not paid within six months of its due date.
The academic qualifications for individual membership are as for all members and are set out in the “Who Can Join” section of the website.
Independent Members Network (IMN): Subject to the number of independent members wishing to join, a Network may be established. Should this be the case the members of which then have the same rights to stand for office as members of an STA.