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Benefits of Membership

Benefits of membership include:

  1. Access to the highly regarded Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AJARE), a leading international scientific journal which is a forum for innovative and scholarly research in agricultural and resource economics, with four issues a year;

  2. Access to prizes to encourage excellence in Journal articles, post-graduate theses, undergraduate studies, and conference presentations in Australia, New Zealand and the United States;

  3. Receipt of AARES News and Views, the Society's newsletter, three times a year which contains information about future events, calls for awards, topical articles about developments in AARES, etc.

  4. Discounted registration to the Society's annual conference with associated workshops in February of each year.  The program typically consists of keynote addresses by distinguished speakers, paper sessions, research reviews of current trends and issues, and alternative format sessions.  The Conference represents an outstanding opportunity for delegates to network, share ideas and hear from some of the foremost experts in the field.

Joining AARES

Individual members receive copies of the Society's journal AJARE along with the Newsletter, and are eligible for discounted registrations to AARES conferences and AARES symposia. Members can elect to receive either electronic or printed copy of the Journal through the new membership process. A price differential, offering lower subscription rates to members who elect to take the electronic copy of the Journal only, will apply.

Memberships are for the calendar year. If you have any questions about the above, please contact the Central Office.


2018 Membership Rates

Ordinary and Emeritus members may now opt to take out
3 years' membership.  In order to adjust your online
membership invoice accordingly, you must first advise
the Central Office
so your billing details can be updated.
  • All memberships are for the calendar year (Jan to Dec).
  • All amounts are in Australian dollars and include 10% GST.

    Ordinary Membership

    1 year's Membership
    - Electronic access to Journal                            $140.00

    - Electronic access + Paper copy of Journal      $180.00

    3 years' Membership
    - Electronic access to Journal                            $370.00

    - Electronic access + Paper copy of Journal      $470.00



    Student Membership

    1 year's Membership
    - Electronic access to Journal                            $  60.00

    - Electronic access + Paper copy of Journal      $  90.00


    3 years' Membership - not available

    Emeritus Membership*

    1 year's Membership
    - Electronic access to Journal                            $  60.00

    - Electronic access + Paper copy of Journal      $  90.00

    3 years' Membership
    - Electronic access to Journal                            $160.00

    - Electronic access + Paper copy of Journal      $250.00



    * To qualify for Emeritus Membership, it is necessary to be +60 years of age, not in full employment and to have been a member of AARES for at least 10 years. Members wishing to qualify for Emeritus Membership must first contact the AARES Central Office.

    Library Subscription

    Organisations wishing to subscribe to the Australian Journal of Agriculture and Resource Economics should visit the AJARE subscriptions page on Wiley-Blackwell Publishing's website.