TelSoc News and Events

It's the perfect time of the year to renew your TelSoc membership, or to join TelSoc!

Those who renew or join now will have valid membership through to 30 June 2025.

Details on how to renew or join are below.


Financial Member Benefits:

  • Keep informed and learn about new products and technologies
  • Network with peers in Telecommunications and the Digital Economy
  • Free access to the Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy (successor to the TJA)
  • Free access to CommsWire daily newsletters
  • Participation in the activities of the Society at no charge or reduced rates
  • Participation in the development of public policy positions relating to telecommunications and the digital economy
  • Participation in forums and discussion on the TelSoc website
  • Webmail contact with your fellow TelSoc members
  • Vote to elect members of the TelSoc Board

Join TelSoc  (choose Memberships, then use the joining form)

Financial membership is for each Financial Year at $120 pa (no GST applies)

Other categories of membership:

Life members

  • Have all the benefits of financial members including voting rights
  • The period of membership is for life
  • Life membership is free but by invitation only, offered for outstanding service to TelSoc and its predecessor, the TSA
  • List of Life Members

Student members

  • Student members have all of the benefits of financial membership except voting rights
  • The period of membership is for a calendar year from January to December.
  • Annual subscription is FREE for genuine students (proof required)

Join TelSoc

Guest Members

  • Join for a trial and receive notifications of news and events
  • Upgrade to financial membership within the three month trial period

Institutional subscriptions

  • This is for educational and other institutions to gain access to the Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy for all their students and staff
  • The period of subscription is for one calendar year from January to December (to match the academic year).
  • Annual subscription A$420

Terms and conditions of membership:

Terms and conditions of membership of TelSoc are that members:

  • Support the purposes of TelSoc, namely:
    • To promote knowledge, understanding and excellence in telecommunications and its applications including the digital economy.
  • Respect and comply with the copyright provisions of the website.

  • Respect and comply with the privacy provisions of the website.

  • Respect and comply with the guidelines for content on the website.

In addition, student members affirm that:

  • That they are full-time students.
  • That their educational institution and student number details are valid.