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Changes to RHPA membership

The RHPA is currently transitioning to become a Special Interest Group of the Australian Rheumatology Association. Health Professionals are now encouraged to join the ARA as a ‘non-medical member’, and fees have been waived for the 2018 calendar year.
The steps for joining are as follows:
1. Have a copy of your CV on hand (a brief version is fine)
2. Obtain the names of a proposer and seconder who are full, financial members of the ARA. Those who do not already know a proposer and seconder are asked to contact their local state branch of the ARA for assistance.
3. Complete the online application form at to apply for non-medical membership of the ARA. Google Chrome Web Browser is recommended.
4. Please add ‘RHP Special Interest Group’ in the ‘Special circumstances’ box, in order to identify that you wish to be a member of the RHP SIG.
Please direct any membership queries to Suzanne Marks at in the first instance.

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