Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) recognises that much can be done to make the sporting environment safe and enjoyable, including good planning and sport safety management. With this in mind, we have developed a unique membership for clubs that will assist you in making your club safer. SMA’s Club Membership provides pathways for recruiting sports trainers and other sports medicine personnel, while also keeping clubs up-to-date with excellent learning and networking opportunities.

Member Benefits

Club Members receive the following benefits:

  • First aid kit for club upon joining
  • Unlimited advertising on the SMA Jobs Board for clubs looking to recruit sports trainers, first aiders, volunteers or other allied health professionals
  • One FREE registration to any SMA course when 5 club representatives are registered. (Course enrolment is subject to satisfying any course prerequisites applicable. Subject to minimum course numbers).
  • 10% discount on SMA’s Sports Medical Coverage service
  • Discounted SMA member pricing to all SMA events, including the prestigious annual SMA Conference plus advance access to SMA events before they are released to the public
  • Access to the latest industry news through Sport Health magazine (digital copy) and monthly member e-Newsletter.


Eligibility for Club Membership is as follows:

  • Sports club or school based in Australia
  • Acceptance of the SMA Code of Ethics.
  • Have no ruling or history of action determined to be injurious or prejudicial to the objects or interests of SMA, its members or the sports medicine discipline generally, which could bring SMA into disrepute.

Membership Fees

The cost of becoming a Club Member is $275 (GST Incl.) for the first year of membership and $99 to renew annually in subsequent years.

Joining SMA

Becoming a member is easy via our secure online portal. You can pay via MasterCard or Visa Credit Card. Alternatively, you can choose to have an invoice emailed to you with other payment options.

For further enquiries please contact our Membership Team on (03) 9764 8702 or email [email protected]

Become a Member