Benefits of Membership

There are a number of benefits to joining FAMSACA, both professionally and personally. These include:

  1. Discounted FAMSACA conference/symposium fees. FAMSACA holds a two-day symposium every second year. FAMSACA members will be offered a discount on their registration fees.

  2. Discounted ASHM courses. FAMSACA is affiliated with Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health (ASHM) ASHM run a number of education courses and conferences related to sexual health, HIV and viral hepatitis and FAMSACA members are able to access a discounted rate for all ASHM courses. FAMSACA members will need to quote an affiliate code when registering for any ASHM courses or conferences. This affiliation code can be accessed by contacting administration on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

  3. FAMSACA members have access to a number of educational grants and sponsorships. Each year FAMSACA offers up to ten (10) grants of $1000 each for members to attend educational courses, conferences or site visits in the area of sexual assault medicine and nursing. Opening dates for these applications for these grants will be posted on our Facebook page and members will be notified by email. The application form can be downloaded here (***).

  4. FAMSACA provides both nurses and medical practitioners working in the area of sexual assault with a network of skilled clinicians and practitioners. It provides a forum for discussion between members and can facilitate access to a number of established sexual assault services and experienced clinicians.