RACI Associate

The RACI welcomes more than just chemists and aspiring chemists into its fold. Whether you hold a professional interest or a deep passion for chemistry, you're invited to join as a RACI Associate Member. Join Australia's largest community of chemistry professionals and become an integral part of our vibrant community.

$400 inc. GST annually

Associate Membership

RACI Associate Membership provides the opportunity to extend the reach of your professional contacts as it provides a platform to network with individuals within the chemistry profession and is ideal for individuals who are interested in chemistry or chemistry related disciplines; for example, a Business Development Manager for an organisation that distributes laboratory supplies.

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  • Membership magazine: Enjoy online access to Chemistry in Australia, the RACI's exclusive member magazine, keeping you updated with the latest trends and insights in the field.

  • Networking at the local level: Connect with professionals and enthusiasts alike through State Branch programs offering a diverse array of events tailored to meet local needs, spanning education, industry insights, professional development, and social gatherings. Benefit from local networking opportunities to expand your connections and stay engaged with the chemistry community.

While our RACI Associate Membership offers numerous benefits and opportunities, it's important to note a few limitations:
  • You cannot use RACI post-nominals.
  • You cannot hold a committee position on our Divisions, Branches, or Groups.
  • You cannot vote in National governance activities 
Despite these limitations, we encourage you to explore the valuable resources, networking opportunities, and community engagement offered through your RACI Associate Membership. It's an excellent platform to enhance your involvement in the chemistry field and connect with like-minded individuals.

Please be aware that it may take up to 24 hours for your membership to become active in our system. During this period, access to the MyRACI space may be restricted. If your account is not active after 24 hours, please contact us.

All RACI membership applications will be assessed by our Membership Unit, please ensure all relevant documents are uploaded.

Some events, programs and services may incur an additional charge which will be clearly noted. As a member these will be at a discounted rate.

If you have any questions, please contact our Membership Unit on +61 (03) 9328 2033 or via the contact us section on this website.

Enjoy the many RACI Associate member benefits

   10% discount off Individual Membership if the employer or place of study is an Affiliate member

   Volunteering with the RACI

   Volunteering for the RACI on external matters/committees (i.e.: Government advisory panels)

   Chemistry Professions Jobs Board


   Speaking opportunities

   Speaking opportunities

   Chemistry in Australia Magazine

   Branch and Division News

   My RACI - Australia's largest online community for the chemical sciences

   Conferences, Seminars, Symposiums

   Networking and Social events

   Workshops, Roundtables, and Professional Development Programs

   Partnership - Co-design and deliver new events

   Speaking opportunities


   National communication campaigns promoting chemistry

   International promotion of Australia's chemistry capability, R&D, human capital