Not A Member?

Join Our Community

Welcome! We’re glad you’re thinking about joining Australia’s largest community for chemists, scientists, and enthusiast. Explore the benefits of being part of our community, from professional development opportunities to networking events. Be part of a dynamic organisation shaping the future of chemical sciences in Australia and beyond. Joining the RACI provides a rich tapestry of resources, connections, and opportunities that enhances your learning and career. 

Discover the benefits

When you join our community, you become part of a globally recognised organisation, benefiting from career and professional advancement through to wide-ranging opportunities to connect and network.

  • It's my community

    Prestige & status

    You're not on your own, you’re part of a community. As a member of our community you have access to a vast network of chemistry professionals in Australia and overseas. You’ll get internationally recognised post nominals that signifies professionalism and expertise (not applicable for associate & some student member types).

  • It's my chance to be heard

    Professional development & recognition

    Your accomplishments deserve recognition and we honour them with awards and prizes. You can seize the opportunity to present at our events, contribute to policy discussions, and volunteer your expertise on various committees internally and externally of the RACI. 

  • It's my professional circle

    State & special interest networks

    As a member of our community, you can join any one of our Divisions and you’re also part of your State or Territory Branch. Branches run events and programs to meet a range of local needs including education, industry, professional development and social events. Divisions promote and advance their individual areas of chemistry to the wider community. Find out more about our Divisions and Branches under the About Us section of the website.  

  • It's my place for chemistry news, research and resources

    Community directory & networking opportunities

    You’ll have access to My RACI, Australia’s largest online community for chemists, scientist, and enthusiasts where you can stay up-to-date on research, national and international news, events, careers, educational opportunities and more. Network with chemistry professionals anytime and anywhere. We also have the Chemistry in Australia magazine, the RACI website, YouTube channel and other resources.  

Which community is right for you?

We offer a range of communities for you to join. For more details simply click on the type below that best represents you.

 
As a valued member of our community, you will be part of Australia's largest community of chemistry professionals.

Student

For students studying at a Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate, Honours, Masters, or PhD level.

Early Career/Commencing Chemists

Geared towards individuals who have recently completed their studies and are aiming to advance their career. 

Professional

For experienced professionals interested in expanding their networks and keeping abreast of the latest developments in chemistry.

School Affiliates

For primary and secondary schools seeking to provide their students and staff with access to chemistry education programs and professional development.

Edit

University and Vocational Education & Training Partners

For Universities and VET providers seeking to provide benefits to their students and staff, actively promote their expertise, and influence policy.

Edit

Edit

Industry & Government Partners

For companies seeking to expand their markets, secure new employees, influence policy, and keep abreast of the latest developments in chemistry.

Edit

Associate

I don't fit any of the individual membership types above.

For anyone that doesn’t fit into any of the above categories but is keen to stay informed and connected.

Edit

My RACI

 
Explore My RACI, Australia's largest community of chemistry professionals and enthusiasts. A dynamic online platform that fosters discussion, builds networks and offers professional growth opportunities. Join and enhance your connections, share knowledge, and stay at the forefront of chemical advancements through conferences, seminars, workshops, and lectures.

Popular Community Discussions

  • Posted in: All Members

    It is interesting that the discussion around hazardous chemicals continues to focus on topics which could only be deemed as 'flavour' ...

  • Posted in: All Members

    I'm excited to announce that registration is now open for the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry Conference 2024 (NZIC 2024)! ...

  • Posted in: All Members

    Women's Experiences in STEMM – Online Survey You are invited to participate in this study examining women's experiences and ...