We'd like to welcome you as a member

Financially supporting the Foundation will allow us to sustain the many services we provide to members and allow us to grow.  Increasing membership numbers will give a greater voice to matters of advocacy and the needs of those affected by rare pituitary disorders and diseases. Help us to meet the objectives of our Mission Statement. 


Join us:

Register online

Register offline

APF membership is $35.00 and is an annual subscription. Once a member, a renewal will be sent to you on the anniversary of the previous year's membership/renewal.  

The Foundation is a Registered Charity with Gift Recipient and Tax Deductibilty Status.  Please consider a tax deductible donation.

Benefits for a Patient, Carer or Family Member

Paid up members receive:-

  • The book Understanding Your Pituitary Problems - Second Edition. This book has been updated to a 140 page book which addresses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of each major pituitary condition and helps patients and their families understand and manage their illness. APF members contributed photos and 'top tips' on managing certain tests and conditions.
  • a quarterly newsletter – including commentaries by health professionals, APF news and current information about pituitary awareness and management 
  • access to the members only portal where you can download back copies of newsletters, view videos of recent educational days and receive other information 
  • mail outs about patient meetings in your state or chosen closest state
  • invitations to pituitary awareness educational seminars
  • personal communication with a committee member or state coordinator when required (please note we cannot assist with counselling, medical advice or referrals)
  • the opportunity to network with others through our exclusive contact support register (via the portal or by request) - or facilitated by APF personally
  • participation in support teleconferencing by disease when offered
  • up-to-date news on information related to the pituitary or medications as it arises
  • video or DVD's of selected educational seminars to purchase (postage charges apply) 
  • a register of relevant Web sites and a list of other endocrine patient support groups in Australia and overseas (via the portal or by request)

Benefits for a Health Professional or Corporate Member

By becoming a financial member you will be:-

  • ensuring the Foundation continues in it's endeavours to support those who seek help
  • providing the Foundation with a stronger voice for the needs of all pituitary patients
  • supporting health member partnerships
  • encouraging registrars to connect with the Foundation as a source of information
  • accessing an outlet for publication of research writing and information for the pituitary community
  • encouraged to ask us to recruit patients for clinical trials

 And you will receive:-

  • information about the APF
  • a quarterly newsletter – including commentaries by health professionals, APF news and current information about pituitary awareness and management (financial members can also order back copies of newsletters or download them from the member's portal)
  • a copy of the book "Understanding your Pituitary Problems"
  • brochures and membership forms which we hope you will distribute to patients
  • colourful pituitary posters which could be useful in your waiting room or clinic
  • invitations to pituitary awareness educational seminars - it is hoped you will encourage your patients to attend.  Of course, we would love to see you there as well!
  • personal communication with a committee member if there is something we can help you with
  • video or DVD's of selected educational seminars to purchase (postage charges apply)
  • a register of relevant Web sites and a list of other endocrine patient support groups in Australia and overseas (via the portal or by request) 

Click here for instructions on how to join.