Member Benefits and Joining

By joining PETAA you become a member of one the largest professional teaching associations for primary educators in Australia. PETAA supports its members by working with experts including leading academics, educational and literacy consultants, and exemplary classroom teachers to provide professional learning, resources and advocacy for the professional interests of members and the wider community. PETAA membership makes a real difference in schools.

Discover the many benefits of PETAA membership

Only $155 Join Now PETAA Professional Membership – Individual provides

  • Three print books mailed directly to you plus access upon request to the ePub format as they are published.
  • Five PETAA Papers mailed directly to you as they are published each year and accessible in digital format online.
  • Access to all the online units of work produced for the annual PETAA Teachers’ Guide to the shortlisted titles in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards (all years).
  • Access to other member-only online resources including Literature Singles units, webinars, and special projects, such as the Lest We Forget, Anzac project.
  • 25% discount on PETAA publication and ePub orders. View webstore
  • 25% discount on professional learning courses and 10% discount on conferences (with an additional 5% discount for earlybird registrations). View upcoming events

Retiree: Retiree membership of $100 is available for those who have been continuous PETAA members five years prior to retirement. Please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] or calling 02 8020 3900 during AEST business hours.

International: If you are based outside Australia, you may choose to take up Professional Membership – Digital, or select Professional Membership and you will be charged the price of $195 for 12 months to allow for the additional costs of overseas postage.

Two-year membership: PETAA offers a 10% discount if you take up two-year Professional Membership at a reduced cost of $279 (RRP $310). Two-year school memberships are not available for purchase online. Please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] or calling 02 8020 3900 during AEST business hours.

Only $100 Join NowPETAA Professional Membership – Digital provides

  • Three books available annually in ePub format as they are published.
  • Five new PETAA Papers accessible in digital format online each year.
  • Access to all the online units of work produced for the annual PETAA Teachers’ Guide to the shortlisted titles in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards (all years).
  • Access to other member-only online resources including Literature Singles units, webinars, and special projects, such as the Lest We Forget, Anzac project.
  • 25% discount on PETAA publication and ePub orders. View webstore
  • 25% discount on professional learning courses and 10% discount on conferences (with an additional 5% discount for earlybird registrations). View upcoming events

Only $350 Join NowPETAA School Membership provides

  • Two copies of three print books mailed directly to you plus access upon request to the ePub format as they are published each year.
  • Two copies of five PETAA Papers mailed directly to you as they are published each year and accessible by up to 25 users in digital format online.
  • Access for up to 25 users to all the online units of work produced for the annual PETAA Teachers’ Guide to the shortlisted titles in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards (all years).
  • Access for up to 25 users to other member-only online resources including Literature Singles units, webinars, and special projects, such as the Lest We Forget, Anzac project.
  • 25% discount on PETAA publication and ePub orders. View webstore
  • 25% discount on professional learning course registrations, 10% discount on conference registrations for up to five teachers and an additional 5% discount for earlybird registrations. Tailored professional learning and a range of other options for schools. View upcoming events
  • Priority bookings, preferential pricing and advance notice of events.

Two-year membership: PETAA offers a 10% discount if you take up two-year School Membership at a reduced cost of $630 (RRP $700). Two-year school memberships are not available for purchase online. Please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] or calling 02 8020 3900 during AEST business hours.

Only $175 Join NowPETAA Remote/Small School Membership (on application) provides

  • Three print books mailed directly to you plus access upon request to the ePub format as they are published each year.
  • Five new PETAA Papers mailed directly to you as they are published each year and accessible in digital format online.
  • Access for up to 10 users to all the online units of work produced for the annual PETAA Teachers’ Guide to the shortlisted titles in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards (all years).
  • Access for up to 10 users to other member-only online resources including Literature Singles units, webinars, and special projects, such as the Lest We Forget, Anzac project.
  • 25% discount on PETAA publication and ePub orders. View webstore
  • 25% discount on professional learning course registrations, 10% discount on conference registrations for up to five teachers and an additional 5% discount for earlybird registrations. Tailored professional learning and a range of other options for schools. View upcoming events
  • Priority bookings, preferential pricing and advance notice of events.

To apply: Remote/Small School memberships are not available for purchase online. Please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] or calling 02 8020 3900 during AEST business hours.

Only $85 Join NowPETAA Professional Membership – New Graduate (student ID required) provides

  • Three PETAA books annually in ePub format.
  • PETAA Papers, with five new ones annually, accessible in digital format online.
  • Access to all the online units of work produced for the annual PETAA Teachers’ Guide to the shortlisted titles in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards (all years).
  • Access to other member-only online resources including Literature Singles units, webinars, and special projects, such as the Lest We Forget, Anzac project.
  • 25% discount on PETAA publication and ePub orders. View webstore
  • 35% discount on professional learning course registrations and 10% discount on conference registrations. View upcoming events
  • Advance notice of events.

Professional Membership – New Graduate, renewed annually, is valid for up to three years.

Only $70 Join NowPETAA Professional Membership – Student (ID required) provides

  • A choice of one print book on joining and any three PETAA books in ePub format from a list of 23 books provided.
  • PETAA Papers, with five new ones annually, accessible in digital format online.
  • Access to all the online units of work produced for the annual PETAA Teachers’ Guide to the shortlisted titles in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards (all years).
  • Access to other member-only online resources including Literature Singles units, webinars, and special projects, such as the Lest We Forget, Anzac project.
  • 25% discount on PETAA publication and ePub orders. View webstore
  • 50% discount on professional learning course registrations and 20% discount on conference registrations. View upcoming events

On joining as a Professional member – Student you will need to order your choice of one print book and three ePub format books as a welcome gift from PETAA. To browse in advance you can find books from the set list of 23 on the ePubs page.

Professional Membership – Undergraduate student, renewed annually, is valid for up to four years. Professional Membership – New Graduate is available after graduation.

Member benefits in 2017

Note that member discounts on publications and professional learning will increase to 35% in 2017

2017 Membership Table (details in tabs above)

Membership New Zealand

Go to our dedicated New Zealand member benefits page to read more about what PETAA provides for New Zealand individual, digital and school members.