How to become a member


Memberships can be easily purchased or renewed online. (There are a range of membership categories, including concessions for students and pensioners.)


Alternatively, you can complete a membership application or a membership renewal form. Print out the form and send it to us (details are on the form itself).

Council of the ANZSHM, 2019-2021


President: Prof. Catharine Coleborne

Vice-President: Dr Louella McCarthy 

Secretary: Mrs Maggi Boult 

Treasurer: Dr Charmaine Robson 

Health and History editors representative: Prof. Hans Pols

Internet Officer: Assoc. Prof. Paul Sendziuk

17th Biennial Conference Convenor: Prof. Catharine Coleborne

President, Victorian Branch (MHSV): Dr Madonna Grehan 

President, New South Wales Branch (ANZSHM NSW): Dr Georgia McWhinney vice Dr Charmaine Robson

Dr Judith Godden (NSW) 

Dr Madonna Grehan (Vic)

Assoc. Prof. Louella McCarthy (NSW)

Dr Brian Reid (NT) 

Prof. Linda Bryder (NZ) 

Dr Criena Fitzgerald (WA)

Dr James Dunk (NSW)


The President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer constitute the Society's Executive Committee. Please send all correspondence to ANZSHM Secretariat: contact us

Although members of Council do not represent their country, state or territory per se, at election time a broad representation of different areas is sought.

Honorary Members of the Society


The election of a member as an Honorary Member is recognition by the Society of an outstanding contribution by that member to the Society.


Prof. Emeritus H. Attwood (dec.)

Dr Ian Chapple (dec.)

The Hon. Mr D. Buffett

Prof. Emeritus B. Gandevia (dec.)

Dr G. Kenny (dec.)

Prof. John Pearn

Dr Peter Winterton

Dr Di Tibbits

Dr Peter Tyler (dec.)

Dr Noel Cass (dec.)

Mrs Marie Rogers

Dr Anthea Hyslop

Assoc. Prof. Hans Pols

Prof. Linda Bryder

Dr Derek Dow

Dr Judith Godden

Rules of the Society


The official rules of the Society can be accessed here.