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  • Connect to our growing community 
  • Discounts on conferences
  • Publications and e-newsletters
  • and much more! 

Apply for membership online (see Membership Categories below) or by downloading the membership form and returning it to the administrative officer at AMOS, GPO Box 1289, Melbourne, Vic 3001.   Note that any new memberships requests received between 1 September 2016 and 31 December 2016 will include membership for 2017 period.

Subscription fees 2017


Fellow - $150.00 

Only approved Fellows may renew their membership as Fellows.  Available to an existing member who has approved professional qualifications in meteorology, oceanography or related subjects and has made major contributions to the AMOS disciplines over a number of years. The requisite level of qualifications shall be determined by Council. Fellows are appointed following a multi-stage election process involving the AMOS Awards Committee and the existing AMOS Fellows. To apply for Fellow membership, download the nomination form, complete and return the form to the administrative officer.  

Fellow (Retired) -  $75.00

Available to any Fellow of the Society who has retired from full-time employment.

Professional Member -  $150.00

A member who has been employed in meteorology or oceanography or an allied field for at least five years, has tertiary level qualifications in meteorology, oceanography or an allied field (e.g. applied maths/physics) and their primary employment is in meteorology, oceanography or an allied field.  AMS members residing outside of Australia, please see Professional Member AMS Affiliate for discount.

Professional Member (Retired) - $75.00

Available to any professional member who has retired from full-time employment.

Member - $100.00
Available to any individual.

Member (Retired) - $55.00
Available to any member who has retired from full-time employment.

*Student Member - $55.00

Available to any student enrolled at least half-time in an accredited educational institution.
*Honours or PhD students who are new members to the Society are eligible for 1st Year Complimentary Student Membership. 

Corporate Member - $180.00

Available to any corporation, school, library or other organization. Each corporate member shall nominate one person who, after being approved by Council, shall act on behalf of the corporate member in all dealings with the Society.  Publications are sent in electronic form.

Reciprocal Memberships

AMOS has reciprocal agreements with the Royal Meteorological Society and the American Meteorological Society (AMS).  

Professional Member AMS Affiliate - $100.00 AUD
Members of AMS who reside outside of Australia may join AMOS as ordinary Members, by paying the dues rate applicable for ordinary Members at the time (even if, in other circumstances, they would be expected to join AMOS as a Professional Member).  This rate for ordinary Membership is substantially lower than the rate for Professional Member, but provides the same benefits as Professional Membership.  Members of AMS will be asked to provide their AMS membership number (or other appropriate identification) that can be confirmed with AMS at the discretion of AMOS.

Royal Meteorological Society
Any fully paid up member of the Royal Meteorological Society residing outside of Australia may be entitled to a discount on normal AMOS fees.  Proof of membership will be required, please contact Admin Officer for further information.