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AHS Membership Is Open To Everyone

Membership of The Australasian Hydrographic Society is open to any individual or organisation with an interest in the science (and art) of hydrography, hydrographic exploration and its heritage. This includes surveying in the saltwater and freshwater environments, the adjacent shore and hinterland. This includes inland systems. No formal qualifications are required.

Applications are welcome from (but not limited to) hydrographic surveyors, geophysicists, oceanographers, civil engineers, or students of these disciplines as well as organisations with relevant interests. Notably, those with simply an interest in the history (or future technology) of marine exploration are most welcome

Applications are particularly welcome from organisations involved in contract survey companies, port authorities, government, military and public service authorities, petroleum companies research and educational institutions, professional bodies and other learned societies, engineering consultants, post and telecommunications organisations, acoustic and electromagnetic equipment manufacturers, oceanographic and survey instrument manufacturers, dredging and salvage contractors and surveyors in all sectors of private practice as well as organisations with relevant interests.

Please read the constitution file. You may wish to download this 23 page PDF file for off-line reading. The link is provided in front.

AHS Constitution

Membership Entitlements


It costs less than you think

corporate

$500 AUD

per year

  • One copy of Hydro INTERNATIONAL (six issues per annum) as well as other emailed information coming out of the Society's corporate membership of kindred societies
  • Reduced rates for exhibiting at Society symposia, seminars and workshops.
  • Opportunity to sponsor publication of Society publications via paid advertising.
  • Opportunity to hold workshop meetings for benefit of Society members.
  • Use of Society logo for display purposes.
  • Inclusion in the The Society's list of Corporate members, as and when published.
  • Opportunity to advertise vacancies or educational programmes via the IFHS Website Employment page at preferential rates or on this site FREE.

Individual

$70 AUD

per year

  • One copy of Hydro INTERNATIONAL (six issues per annum) as well as other emailed information coming out of the Society's corporate membership of kindred societies
  • Admittance at preferential discount to special events such as international symposia, seminars, workshops and branch / regional meetings.
  • Purchase at preferential discount of special publications and proceedings of symposia and workshops.
  • Inclusion in list of Society members as and when published.
  • Opportunity to seek employment via the IFHS Website Employment page at preferential rates or on this site FREE

Students

$30 AUD

per year

  • One copy of Hydro INTERNATIONAL (six issues per annum) as well as other emailed information coming out of the Society's corporate membership of kindred societies
  • Admittance at preferential discount to special events such as international symposia, seminars, workshops and branch / regional meetings.
  • Purchase at preferential discount of special publications and proceedings of symposia and workshops.
  • Inclusion in list of Society members as and when published.
  • Opportunity to seek employment via the IFHS Website Employment page at preferential rates or on this site FREE

Retired

$30 AUD

per year

  • One copy of Hydro INTERNATIONAL (six issues per annum) as well as other emailed information coming out of the Society's corporate membership of kindred societies
  • Admittance at preferential discount to special events such as international symposia, seminars, workshops and branch / regional meetings.
  • Purchase at preferential discount of special publications and proceedings of symposia and workshops.
  • Inclusion in list of Society members as and when published.
  • Opportunity to seek employment via the IFHS Website Employment page at preferential rates or on this site FREE

South West Pacific Region

$10 AUD

per year

  • One copy of Hydro INTERNATIONAL (six issues per annum) as well as other emailed information coming out of the Society's corporate membership of kindred societies
  • Admittance at preferential discount to special events such as international symposia, seminars, workshops and branch / regional meetings.
  • Purchase at preferential discount of special publications and proceedings of symposia and workshops.
  • Inclusion in list of Society members as and when published.
  • Opportunity to seek employment via the IFHS Website Employment page at preferential rates or on this site FREE

Associates

Free

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  • Persons interested in the Heritage of Exploration and who wish simply to associate themselves with the AHS and receive regular information about the activities of the AHS Region known as "Australia on the Map Division" may request to be added to the Associate Member list - there is NO CHARGE but this does not entitle the Associate to receive mailed material such as the Journal or Hydrographic International.