Recent HR graduates

  • Are you a recent HR graduate seeking career support? 
  • Do you have up to two years' HR work experience?

Graduate membership is a professional-level membership offered to support recent HR graduates in the first two years of their HR career. Graduate members receive all the professional level benefits at a subsidised rate including AHRI ProCover insurance and full access to member resources to build valuable networks for their future in the profession.

At the completion of your two-year graduate membership, one of our member support team will be in contact to guide you through the most appropriate next level membership that will match your career status.

Get the support you need to launch your HR profession – join now. Please ensure you have a copy of your transcript or certificate to upload to the qualifications section of the application form.

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CPD opportunities

  • National Convention and Exhibition

    16 to 19 September 2019, Brisbane

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  • Inclusion and Diversity Conference

    10 May 2019, Sydney

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  • State Conferences

    NT, SA and WA in April and October

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  • Network forums

    Learn about specialist HR topics and connect with peers

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  • Internal HR consulting

    AHRI short course

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  • Having difficult conversations

    AHRI short course

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  • Workplace ethics

    AHRI short course

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  • More short courses

    50+ courses on HR, management and business skills

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FAQ for current members

Q. Why should I join AHRI?

AHRI membership keeps you up-to-date with the latest developments in HR, gives you access to HR resources, and helps you advance your career and tap into professional networks. Membership with AHRI is highly regarded by employers as it demonstrates your commitment to the profession. Learn more about membership benefits

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Q. How long can I be a graduate member for?

Graduate membership is available for two years. At the completion of your two-year graduate membership, one of our member support team will be in contact to guide you through the most appropriate next level membership that will match your career status.

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Q. How do I upgrade my membership?

You can upgrade your membership at any time by completing the appropriate online upgrade form, which you can accessed in your member profile. If your membership is linked to an organisation membership, please email organisationmember@ahri.com.au for details. Ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements before submitting your documents for consideration of an upgrade. A one-off, non-refundable upgrade assessment fee of $60.50 is payable.

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Q. What payment methods can I use to pay my membership fee?

Our preferred payment method for AHRI membership and renewal fees is online through our secure payment system using a credit card. AHRI accepts Visa, Mastercard, Diners or American Express. You can also pay by phone (03 9918 9230) by providing your credit card details, by cheque made payable to AHRI or by EFT payment.

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Q. What are the terms and conditions of my membership?

View online the full terms and conditions of your membership.

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