Membership Types


If you are studying or working in a nutrition related field, or have retired from the field, NSA membership can offer you a host of benefits. Application for membership is considered by the NSA Council from individuals with a suitable qualification in nutrition science. A suitable qualification is generally a three-year university degree in nutrition or an equivalent field.


Ordinary Member

An Ordinary Member of the Society is an individual whose application has been accepted by the NSA Council and whose membership has not been terminated due to their subscriptions being in arrears.


Student Member

A Student Member of the Society is an individual who is undertaking a course which, upon its completion, would result in eligibility to become an ordinary member.


Retired Member

The Retired Member category is open to members who have retired from full-time employment.


Maternity Leave Member

The Maternity Leave Member Category is open to members who demonstrate to Council that they are on maternity leave at the time of joining NSA, or at the time of renewal of their membership of NSA.


Honorary Members

Honorary members are elected by Council for members who have rendered eminent service to the Society. Honorary members are nominated by Regional Group committees, or by Council. Honorary members receive complimentary life membership of the Society.


Corresponding Members

Corresponding members are members in any category who elect not to belong to any Regional Group.