ASA Memberships

ASA memberships are designed to ensure that any individuals with an active interest in sleep can join the ASA at a price and involvement level, suitable to them. All members receive quarterly newsletters, regular e-newsletters and access to the Members Only section of the ASA website, including access to members only material and our Members Directory.

The ASA also has six Special Interest Groups, covering the areas of Chronobiology, Dental-Orofacial, Insomnia & Sleep Health, Neurology, Paediatric and Respiratory. All members are welcome and encouraged to join our special interest groups.

Full Membership

$275.00 incl GST
Our most comprehensive membership, including ability to vote on Association matters and eligibility to become a Board member. 

Associate Membership

$187.00 incl GST
Membership for those interested in sleep medicine or sleep research, but who may not fulfill the eligibility criteria for Full Membership.

Student Membership

$71.50 incl GST
Membership to ASA for those currently undertaking full-time undergraduate or postgraduate studies.

Sustaining Membership

$275.00 incl GST
Available to any person representing a company, business or other organisation with a commercial interest in sleep.

Retired Membership

$187.00 incl GST
Retired Membership status is reserved for current members who upon their retirement, wish to remain a member of the ASA.

Emeritus Membership - more information

Admission to become an Emeritus member is upon reccomendation of the Membership Committee, and is approved by an AGM vote.

Latest News

  • Losing sleep kills brain cells

    21st Mar 14

    Not getting enough sleep could cause up to 25 percent of certain brain cells to die, according to US scientists.

    The team from the University of Pennsylvania kept lab mice awake to simulate working night shifts, giving them three days with only four to five hours sleep per 24 hours.

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  • World Sleep Day – Friday 14th March - Targets Children

    13th Mar 14

    ASA & SHF Media Release for World Sleep Day

    "You need a good night's sleep if you want to grow strong, think clearly and feel good," says sleep researcher Dr Sarah Biggs, coordinator of the event co-hosted by the Australasian Sleep Association and Sleep Health Foundation.

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  • The upslope of nocturnal melatonin profiles

    10th Feb 14

    A Flinders University study compared nocturnal melatonin profiles of individuals with Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder and normal sleepers during a 22-hour modified constant routine involving constant bed rest in dim light (<10 lux). 

     

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