Dietitians Australia is Australia's largest organisation of nutrition and dietetic professionals. Our members are part of a supportive and inspiring community. They enjoy access to many resources to help them in their work. As the leading voice of nutrition in Australia, we represent more than 8500 members. Join us today.

    Benefits of Dietitians Australia membership

    As a member, you'll enjoy career-building training, support and rewards.

    • Connect and network with more than 8000 other dietetic professionals.
    • Keep learning with free and discounted continuing professional development (CPD).
    • Get significant discounts on our high-quality, peer-reviewed educational courses.
    • Stay up-to-date with access to peer-reviewed global research in human nutrition.
    • Get involved with our committees and Interest Groups.
    • Save with our member-only discounts.

    Learn more about our membership benefits.

    Become a member of Dietitians Australia

    Eligibility for membership

    You can become a member of Dietitians Australia if:

    • you're a qualified dietitian
    • you're a dietetics student

    Membership types

    We offer 3 types of membership:

    • Full
    • Affiliate
    • Student

    Changes to membership

    If you've graduated, changed your work hours, retired or returned to study, you might want to:

    See our membership types 

    Fees and renewals

    Your membership fee depends on the type of membership you choose.

    You pay your membership fee every year. Full members can choose to pay in 4 set payment instalments. You can't pay your fees monthly.

    Membership fees are non-refundable.

    See our membership fees

    Renewal dates

    Our membership period runs from January to December each year. Review our key dates to see the cut-offs for membership renewals and payments.

    If you pay during our early bird period, you can get a discount.

    If you join or reinstate your membership after 1 July, you might get a pro-rata discount.

    See our renewal dates

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    Become an Accredited Practising Dietitian

    The Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) Program is the national credentialing program for dietitians.

    It gives Australian dietitians recognition and guidance for their:

    • professional qualifications
    • ongoing training
    • practice standards

    Most full members are eligible to become APDs.

    Non-practising dietitians and retired dietitians can't join the APD Program.

    Join the APD Program

    Get in touch

    If you have questions about becoming a member of Dietitians Australia, contact us at

    Accredited Practising Dietitians (APDs) are Australia's most trusted dietetics professionals. Find out the benefits of becoming an APD and how to join the APD Program.
    As a dietitian, you'll be a healthcare professional and expert in nutrition and dietetics.
    Dietitians Australia is the leading voice in nutrition and dietetics in Australia. Our mission is to champion the professional nutrition and dietetic workforce to empower people and communities.