Membership

TOGA Membership is open to anyone interested in thoracic cancers

e.g. physicians, scientists, nurses, patients/survivors/caregivers, industry member, allied health professionals, pharmacists

Membership Benefits

TOGA members have access to a wide range of benefits, which include

Membership Categories and Fees

Full Membership

Medical Practitioners

Members in this category have full voting rights

 

Fees

$100/ year

$240/ 3 years

Full Membership

Other healthcare professionals, nurses, clinical research professionals, scientists and individuals by invitation of the board

Members in this category have full voting rights

Fees

$50/ year

$120/ 3 years

Life Membership

Honorary membership is awarded in recognition of distinguished services to thoracic oncology

Members in this category have full voting rights

No fees payable

Community Membership

Thoracic cancer patients/survivors/ caregivers, cancer support groups, and other supporters

Members in this category do not have voting rights

No fees payable

Trainee Membership

Individuals in medical training

Members in this category do not have voting rights

Fees waived until completion of training

Industry Membership

Organisations within the pharmaceutical or related industry

Members in this category do not have voting rights but can attend the ASM even if they are not a sponsor

Fees

$1,000/ year

$2,400/ 3 years

Membership Renewals

2022 renewal notices will be issued to all current members except the ‘Community’ and ‘Life’ members. Trainees will be invoiced for Full Membership fees upon completion of training on the anticipated trainee end date unless you advise us that you are still in training with an updated date of completion.

Subscription options include 12- and 36-month renewals on memberships. Attractive savings are offered on 36 months renewals. The fees above are set by the TOGA Board of Directors.

Renewals are due by 5 December 2022.

Discounted Options:

Members Undertaking Study to a Relevant Qualification

  • Membership fees are waived for students. Please advise us of your course status including anticipated date of completion. Please note TOGA reserves the right to request for proof of enrolment or withdraw your benefit at any time.


Financial Hardship

  • If you are experiencing financial hardship, but would like to continue your TOGA membership, please contact us to discuss your situation prior to membership renewal. Submit your request to waive fees for a particular time period by writing to info@thoraciconcology.org.au. Individual requests will be reviewed, and a response provided.

Renewal Reminders:

Automated reminders will be sent at -60 days, -30 days and -24 hours. If you renew within the renewal deadline, you can avoid receiving the renewal notices. If you fail to renew, your membership may lapse; however, you will be given a grace period of further 2 months to pay your dues and all privileges of membership will be reinstated (as per the Constitution).

NOTE: During the grace period, members will not be able to endorse other members’ applications and cannot vote at an AGM if in a voting category of membership.

Please ensure you renew by 5 December 2022 to avoid any potential disruption to your membership status.

TOGA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land, pays respect to elders past, present and emerging, and extends that respect to all indigenous people.

PO Box 1103

Thornbury VIC 3071

Ph: +61 3 9087 3550

ABN: 47 641 984 198

registered charity

Thoracic Oncology Group of Australasia is registered with the Australian Taxation Office as an Income Tax Exempt Charitable Entity. Donations $2 and over are tax deductible.