Membership of the Australian Institute of Radiography
The Australian Institute of Radiography is the peak body for those health professionals who work in the disciplines of Diagnostic Radiography/Medical Imaging, Radiation Therapy and Ultrasound. More than 70% of Diagnostic Radiographers, Radiation Therapists and Sonographers working in Australia are involved in some aspect of the Institute, if not members then participating in the AIR's CPD programme (mandatory for members). Membership is open to all professionals working within these disciplines. There is a wealth of benefits, both direct and indirect to membership of the Institute.
The Institute is proactively engaged in the following:
- The support of its members;
- The support of the professions of Diagnostic Radiography, Radiation Therapy and Sonography;
- Furthering the science and practice of diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy through education, research, policy & guideline formulation and lobbying government at both state and national levels;
- Ensuring that practitioners (and the professions) are acting in the best interests of their profession and the general public.
Examples of some of the direct benefits of membership include the following:
- $20 million Professional Indemnity, Public Liability, & Products Liability Cover with Aon Risk Services Australia Limited (detailed information, Policy Schedule, Certificate of Currency and Policy Wording are all available in the AIR Members' Area (Resources/Member Support/Insurance Section - username and password required);
- Automatic inclusion in the Institute's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program including full online access to an electronic lodgement and reporting system;
- Full access to Medical Radiation Learning Online - a global gateway to quality learning resources in medical radiation sciences. MRLO uses the latest e-learning technology to make your interactions dynamic, focused and flexible, to help you further develop the next level of your career. All units are eligible for CPD credits - log in directly using your AIR username and password
- Access to the secure members' login area with a range of materials only available to financial members of the Institute;
- Discounted Hertz Car Rental Rates;
- Membership options for the AIR Corporate Qantas Club;
- Volkswagen Group Australia is pleased to partner the AIR and offer a discount to its members. Up to 10% discount off the RRP of selected new Volkswagen vehicles is available. Further details are available in the members area (member username & password required)
- Access to a comprehensive library of educational materials including textbooks and DVDs via the "Educational Materials Borrowing Service".