ALS membership

Membership of the Australian Linguistic Society comes with a variety of benefits:

  • Free quarterly newsletter.
  • Free subscription to the Australian Journal of Linguistics, with two issues per year.
  • Membership rates for ALS conference registration.
  • Entitlement to present papers at the annual conference.
  • The more intangible benefits of belonging to the network of Australian linguists.

Membership matters are currently handled on behalf of the Society by Taylor & Francis, the publishers of the Australian Journal of Linguistics.

If you wish to join the Society or make an alteration to your existing membership details please contact the Customer Service at Taylor & Francis on +61 (0)3 8842-2413 or at

If you are emailing in relation to joining the Society, please include the following details in your email:

  • Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address
  • Membership class

There are three classes of membership: regular, concessional and honorary. Regular and concessional members have to pay annual fees. The fees are:

  Delivery form of the Australian Journal of Linguistics
Membership class electronic-only electronic and print
Regular $60 $70
Concession (*)     $30 $35
(*) Concessional membership includes full time students, pensioners, and the unemployed.

If you are joining or renewing as a concessional member, please email a scanned copy of your documentation (e.g. student card) to

Memberships paid on or before 30 September in any year receive catch-up issues and are financial for that year. Memberships paid from 1 October are financial for the following year (so they receive online access to the journal from 1 January of the following year).