Membership to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians is defined in the Constitution of the RACP under clause 2.

A member of the College can be a Fellow, an Honorary Fellow or a trainee.

Other classes of membership, as specified in any By-laws, are able to be issued in accordance with the rights and privileges outlined the By-law.


Fellowship to the RACP is offered by invitation to trainees and Overseas Trained Physicians who meet the requirements under the College Constitution.

Honorary Fellowship

The RACP Honorary Fellowship is awarded to renowned and acclaimed members of the medical profession. The 2020 recipients were Dr Tane Taylor and Professor Russell Vinder.

Member Journey Research

The Member Journey Research Project is allowing us to better target our products and services more closely in align with the needs of our members.

Member polling

Have your say on topics and issues that affect you and shape how the RACP represents the membership.

Member benefits

Member Advantage, a member benefits program, provides RACP members an exclusive range of offers and discounts.

Travel arrangements and reimbursement

Member information and guidelines about RACP travel, travel insurance and expenses.

Secured member access

We’re upgrading our online services to include multi-factor authentication (MFA) to increase the safety of your personal information.

Deed of Indemnity

College members who act in a voluntary capacity at the request of the College can obtain a Deed of Indemnity and an explanatory letter from King & Wood Mallesons (KWN) upon request.

Contact us for a copy, referencing:

  • Deed of Indemnity for Volunteers (signed 26 September 2014)
  • Letter from KWM Deed of Indemnity for Volunteers (dated 1 October 2014)
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