membership

The decision to join an industry association, like Pathology Technology Australia, is a significant milestone in the growth and development of your business, it is an integral component of your business’ commitment to excellence in the provision of products and services to the industry and the wider community. The next step is to determine the type of membership that is right for your business. 

Pathology Technology Australia was formed in 2009 (as IVD Australia), with the primary mission to to facilitate the growth and development of the in-vitro diagnostics industry in Australia, and all of our activities are directed towards this endeavour. Underpinning this goal, Pathology Technology Australia provides leadership, strategy, advocacy and support. Our members set our agenda, fund our activities and benefit from our activities. 

If you have any questions concerning membership or the application process, please email or call 02 8002 8448.

Within Pathology Technology Australia, there are three classes of Members:
(i) Honorary Life Members;
(ii) Voting Members; and
(iii) Associate Members.
The Board has absolute discretion for the allocation of Members into classes of membership.

Voting Members

A person may be a Voting Member if that person is a Corporation, Incorporated Association or Unincorporated Association formed under any laws of the Commonwealth or States or Territories of the Commonwealth and is actively involved in any field of in-vitro diagnostics. In special circumstances, the Board may admit persons not so qualified to Voting Membership of the Company. A Voting Member is entitled to attend and participate in Company proceedings.

A Voting Member is entitled to vote at any General Meeting of the Company.

Associate Members

A person may be an Associate Member if that person is ineligible to be a Voting Member but is involved in any allied industry, studies or research.

An Associate Member is entitled to attend and participate in Company proceedings.

An Associate Member is not entitled to vote in Company general meetings.

Honorary Life Members

A person may be an Honorary Life Member if that person has, by determination of the Board, made outstanding contributions to the Company or to the field of in-vitro diagnostics or a related field of endeavour. Nomination for the Honorary Life Membership should be made dirctly to the CEO, for determination by the Board of Directors.

An Honorary Life Member is entitled to attend and participate in Company proceedings.

An Honorary Life Member is not entitled to vote in Company general meetings.

Current Life Members

Mr Adrian Tennyenhuis (Inaugural IVD Australia Chair)

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Consultation with TGA on the IVD legislation
Networking opportunities for you and your staff
A voice for Australian manufacturers and independent distributors
A means of influencing the development of the Pathology Technology industry in Australia

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Pathology Technology Australia is driven by our strategic plan and we have captured two key strategies that will help to ‘future-proof’ the Pathology Technology Industry in Australia – Driving Industry Value, and Recognition & Advocacy.

All our activities are focused on member-value; ensuring that government understands, and acts upon, the value of the Australian Pathology Technology Industry; and making sure industry’s voice is heard and respected.

Read our Strategic Plan 2018

Did You Know…
  • Approximately 85 percent of all business failures occur in firms that are not members of their trade association.
  • One of the biggest advantages of association membership is networking and camaraderie.
  • To reap the benefits, you must also make an investment of time and effort in association activities and become involved.



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