ACHPER NSW / ACT - Membership
Join our PDHPE network and community.

Join ACHPER NSW/ACT and be part of an engaged professional community committed to promoting active and healthy living for all Australians.

Our members include teachers of PDHPE in primary and high schools (K-12), outdoor education teachers, Academics and Lecturers, Undergraduate and Post Graduate Students, and professionals working in the sport, health and recreation sector.

As a member of ACHPER NSW/ACT we provide you with the insights, tools, and connections to effectively deliver education and maximise outcomes for your students. 

  • Be part of a peer to peer support system that enhances teacher health and wellbeing 
  • Gain insights, knowledge and answers from PDHPE and external experts  
  • Access professional development, new ideas and resources for teaching 
  • Connect with other teachers to exchange ideas and best practice   
  • Be part of the voice in increasing recognition and value of teachers.

Teacher
Membership


Cost: $140

Benefits:

  • 8 x 1.5 hour free Masterclasses each year
  • ACHPER Alerts newsletter and updates
  • 20% discount on ACHPER NSW professional learning events 
  • 20% discount on ACHPER NSW resources
  • Access to resources from previous conferences, webinars and workshops
  • Special rate consultancy services
  • Use of MACHPER title
  • Networking/access to teachers/leaders in the profession
  • Awards for Year 12 students
  • Opportunity to contribute to working groups and special projects
  • Opportunity to share ideas and content via ACHPER NSW blog and news. 

Eligibility:

  • Tertiary or other relevant qualifications in health, education, physical education and/or recreation

Early Career
Teacher
Membership


Cost: $110

Benefits:

  • 8 x 1.5 hour free Masterclasses each year
  • ACHPER Alerts newsletter and updates
  • 20% discount on ACHPER NSW professional learning events 
  • 20% discount on ACHPER NSW resources
  • Access to resources from previous conferences, webinars and workshops
  • Special rate consultancy services
  • Use of MACHPER title
  • Networking/access to teachers/leaders in the profession
  • Opportunity to contribute to working groups and special projects
  • Opportunity to share ideas and content via ACHPER NSW blog and news. 

Eligibility:

  • Tertiary or other relevant qualifications in health, education, physical education and/or recreation
  • In first three years of teaching.

Academic
Membership


Cost: $140

Benefits:

  • 8 x 1.5 hour free Masterclasses each year
  • Presenting opportunities at ACHPER NSW events
  • Provide in-kind industry support for suitable grant applications  
  • Opportunity to disseminate research to ACHPER NSW newsletter and website
  • Opportunity to collaborate on school based professional learning projects
  • 20% discount on ACHPER NSW professional learning events 
  • 20% discount on ACHPER NSW resources
  • Access to resources from conferences, webinars and workshops run
  • Use of MACHPER title.

Eligibility:

Open to all academics from tertiary institutions with qualifications in education, health, physical education, recreation, sport, dance, fitness, medicine, physiotherapy or human movement.

Pre-service (student)
Teacher
Membership


Cost: Free

Benefits:

Eligibility:

Open to students from tertiary institutions who are working towards qualifications in education, health, physical education, recreation, sport, dance, fitness, medicine, physiotherapy or human movement.

Retired 
Teacher
Membership


Cost: Free

Benefits:

  • 8 x 1.5 hour free Masterclasses each year
  • Opportunities to share advice and experience with practicing teachers 
  • Opportunities for mentoring student PDHPE teachers and recent graduates 
  • Invitations to social gatherings for PDHPE sector 
  • Use of MACHPER title.

Open to anyone who has been a member for 5 previous years and has retired.

ACT Membership

With the change in membership from National office to state branches – membership for teachers in the ACT will now be processed by the NSW Branch.  ACT members will be able to access the same benefits as the equivalent NSW branch membership.

ACT Full member – $140

Open to teachers, academics and recreational professionals based in the ACT.

ACT Student member – Free

Open to tertiary students who are studying health, physical education or recreation qualifications at institutions in the ACT.

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