Thanks to our major sponsor ASICS, Recent Graduate Members of SMA will receive an ASICS merchandise pack worth up to $100 RRP upon joining, including items such as shoe bags, drink bottles, reflective running bands, socks, and hats.  We hope you enjoy your free ASICS merchandise!

Member Benefits

Professional Members can take advantage of a range of exclusive member-only benefits including:

  Conferences, Networking and Professional Development Events  
  • Exclusive SMA Recent Graduate Member pricing on the annual SMA Conference and other SMA Professional Development Events 
  • Member-only professional content and resources including webinar and podcast recordings
  • Exceptional interdisciplinary networking and referral opportunities
  Career advancement, profile and recognition
  Publications, Research and Industry News
  Member Discounts 
  Exclusive Sports Medicine Member-only Online Community: SMA Connect
  • SMA Connect: your sports medicine professional online community
  • Find and connect with any SMA member at any time from any location
  • Private and secure members-only discussion forum, resource libraries and knowledge exchange
  • Promote your work, business or research, and share documents, advice and events with your peers
  • SMA Connect allows you to collaborate with Australia largest multi-disciplinary sports medicine network
  • Local, national and international networking opportunities beyond face-to-face events
  • A dedicated space for all of your SMA services in one place: find what you want, when you want


$150 AUD (GST inc.) per annum


Recent Graduate Membership is open to professionals across the sports medicine and sports science discipline, including but not limited to: Physiotherapists, GPs, Sports Doctors, Sports Physicians, Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Exercise Scientists, Sports Scientists, Physiologists, Biomechanists, Sports Dietitians, Sports Psychologists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths, Podiatrists, Physical Activity Academics and Researchers, Public Health Experts, Orthopaedic Surgeons and Teachers.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Hold a recognised and approved three-year (minimum) tertiary degree in the last 12 months. Degree must be in a field related to sports medicine/sports science and approved by SMA’s National Board
  • Provide copies of your qualifications
  • Accept SMA’s Code of Ethics
  • Have no criminal convictions
  • 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.
  • Uphold the vision, mission and values of Sports Medicine Australia.

Please be aware Recent Graduate membership is capped at a maximum of two years. Following this period, Recent Graduate Members will be upgraded to Professional Membership.

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For further enquiries, please direct your enquiry to [email protected] or call our Membership team on 1300 711 211.