AuSPEN is committed to providing members with a wide range of professional resources to enhance clinical practice, develop professional skills and support innovation and research in the international fields of clinical nutrition.

AuSPEN Membership Benefits

AuSPEN Clinical practice guidelines

  • AuSPEN & AuSPEN-endorsed Clinical Practice Guidelines

AuSPEN Scientific Meeting & Research opportunities

  • Annual AuSPEN Scientific Meeting

  • Reduced Scientific Meeting registration rate

  • Conference grants

  • Research grants for novice and more experienced researchers

  • AuSPEN Scientific Meeting research prizes

  • Australasian research meetings and initiatives

AuSPEN Professional education opportunities

  • Wide range of clinical nutrition education opportunities at discount rates for members

    • St Marks Intestinal Failure Course

    • Advanced Nutrition Course

    • Webinars

    • Podcasts

    • ESPEN Long Life Learning (LLL) Courses

    • Clinical Nutrition Workshops

    • Paediatric Workshops

     ESPEN Membership

  • ESPEN membership valued at $190 included as part of AuSPEN memberhsip

  • Full benefits of ESPEN membership, commencing from Jan 1st to Dec 31st annually (

  • Clinical Nutrition journal in hardcopy delivered to your door

  • E-journal access to Clinical Nutrition Experimental and Clinical Nutrition ESPEN

     Other AuSPEN member benefits coming to you soon….

  • Home Parenteral Nutrition registry

  • Expert Australasian Intestinal Failure Committee

  • New clinical nutrition resources and toolkits to enhance your clinical practice

AuSPEN brings you all the benefits of being a member of two clinical nutrition societies; AuSPEN and ESPEN. AuSPEN welcomes health professionals with an interest in clinical nutrition, researchers and students to join today.

Keeping your AuSPEN membership current ensures you receive all of the benefits listed above throughout the year.  

Annual Membership Fees

AuSPEN membership is valid from 1st January to 31st December each year, running concurrently with ESPEN membership. Members joining or renewing after October 1st will automatically roll into the next year.

Full AuSPEN membership for all health professionals - $280.00   |   Student membership* - $125.00

AuSPEN membership includes an ESPEN membership which is valued at $190 (€120).

*Student Membership

AuSPEN offers students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate studies or research programs a discounted 12-month student membership of $125.00. Students may be students of any of AuSPEN’s core disciplines: Medicine, Surgery, Dietetics, Pharmacy and Nursing, or Postgraduate students with a research topic relevant to clinical nutrition.

Student membership is also available for full-time tertiary students enrolled at a university and studying towards their initial qualification in their profession/discipline (eg dietetics, nursing, medicine, pharmacy, science) and who are not earning a health professional or scientist salary. This includes students completing undergraduate or entry-level Masters programs for the above-listed health professions and science graduates engaged in full-time PhD or MSc (or equivalent).

Registered/accredited clinicians who are salary earners and who are undertaking part-time post-qualification studies are not eligible for the student membership rate.

Evidence of student enrolment must be submitted to AuSPEN Secretariat ( at time of joining or renewing AuSPEN membership.

Transfer of Membership

Transfer of membership from one individual to another is not possible as per the AuSPEN Constitution

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