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Pricing - 2017 Subscription Plans

The AAF offers four subscription plans to meet the needs of different organisations. Subscription information for 2017 is outlined below. All fees are subject to price increases and are reviewed on an on-going basis at the discretion of the AAF. AAF reserves the right to withdraw its products at any time. All fees are in Australian (AUD) dollars. Fees quoted are ex GST.

The Federation Enterprise model is for a whole-of-organisation/institution or large enterprises that undertake or support education, research or research and development.

Pricing Model

Joining Fee

$8436

The joining fee is a one-time fee for all new subscribers. The Joining Fee is not billed on a pro-rata basis.

Annual Fee

$8581 / year

Annual fees and FTE fees are billed on a pro-rata basis for the first year of participation, based on the date of the signed AAF Subscription application form. After the first year, annual fees for all subscribers will cover the period from 1 January to 31 December. Subscription invoices are sent out in quarter four for payment by late January of the following year.

Each user

$3.73 per FTE

Full Time Equivalent Staff Member (FTE)
Unlimited students and other non-FTE

Additional Identity Provider registration

$10,846 / year

If you need to register an additional IdP you can do this by purchasing this additional option.

Additional Service Provider registration

20 @ $6026 / year

If you need to register additional services over the 20 provided you can do this by purchasing this option.

Value Inclusion

Tier 1, 2 & 3 Technical Support

AAF provides off-site technical support Mon-Fri 8.00am-4.00pm AEST (support.aaf.edu.au). View additional product features.

Please note all prices are excluding GST.

AAF will not provide subscription to a combination of products (i.e. subscribers must only choose one product).

^ In some cases a Service Provider may have a number of related services registered in the federation. At the AAF's discretion it may class these as the one Service Provider (e.g. online may have 5 journals registered that make up the service).

The Federation Team model is for part-of-organisation or large enterprises that undertake or support education, research or research and development.

Pricing Model

Joining Fee

$8436

The joining fee is a one-time fee for all new subscribers. The Joining Fee is not billed on a pro-rata basis.

Annual Fee

$8581 / year

Annual fees and FTE fees are billed on a pro-rata basis for the first year of participation, based on the date of the signed AAF Subscription application form. After the first year, annual fees for all subscribers will cover the period from 1 January to 31 December. Subscription invoices are sent out in quarter four for payment by late January of the following year.

Each user

$25.96 per user

per user presented to the Federation / year

Additional Identity Provider registration

$10,846 / year

If you need to register an additional IdP you can do this by purchasing this additional option.

Additional Service Provider registration

20 @ $6026 / year

If you need to register additional services over the 20 provided you can do this by purchasing this option.

Value Inclusion

Tier 1, 2 & 3 Technical Support

AAF provides off-site technical support Mon-Fri 8.00am-4.00pm AEST (support.aaf.edu.au). View additional product features.

Please note all prices are excluding GST.

AAF will not provide subscription to a combination of products (i.e. subscribers must only choose one product).

^ In some cases a Service Provider may have a number of related services registered in the federation. At the AAF's discretion it may class these as the one Service Provider (e.g. online may have 5 journals registered that make up the service).

The Federation Hosted model is for small institutions that undertake or support education, research or research and development that are too small to run an Identity Provider.

Pricing Model

Joining Fee

$0

 

Annual Fee

$1055 / year

AAF Hosted subscription fees are based on the quarter in which the application form is signed (full fee in the first quarter; 25% reduction for second quarter; 50% reduction for third quarter; 75% reduction for fourth quarter). After the first year, annual fees for all subscribers will cover the period from 1 January to 31 December. Subscription invoices are sent out in quarter four for payment by late January of the following year.

Each user

First 40 self-managed accounts free

$25.96 per self-managed accounts > 40

Value Inclusion

Tier 1, 2 & 3 Technical Support

AAF provides off-site technical support Mon-Fri 8.00am-4.00pm AEST (support.aaf.edu.au). View additional product features.

Optional extras

Additional Service Provider registrations

  • 20 @ $6026/ year

  • If you need to register services you can do this by purchasing this optional extra.

Please note all prices are excluding GST.

AAF will not provide subscription to a combination of products (i.e. subscribers must only choose one product).

^ In some cases a Service Provider may have a number of related services registered in the federation. At the AAF's discretion it may class these as the one Service Provider (e.g. online may have 5 journals registered that make up the service).

The Federation Publisher model is for vendors that provide products or services which support education, research or research and development.

Pricing Model

Joining Fee

$4209

 

Annual Fee

$1203 / year

AAF Publisher subscription fees are based on the quarter in which the application form is signed (full fee in the first quarter; 25% reduction for second quarter; 50% reduction for third quarter; 75% reduction for fourth quarter). After the first year, annual fees for all subscribers will cover the period from 1 January to 31 December. Subscription invoices are sent out in quarter four for payment by late January of the following year.

Value Inclusion

Tier 1, 2 & 3 Technical Support

AAF provides off-site technical support Mon-Fri 8.00am-4.00pm AEST (support.aaf.edu.au). View additional product features.

Optional extras

Additional Service Provider

  • 1 each @ $1203 / year

  • If you need to register services you can do this by purchasing this optional extra.

Please note all prices are excluding GST.

AAF will not provide subscription to a combination of products (i.e. subscribers must only choose one product).

^ In some cases a Service Provider may have a number of related services registered in the federation. At the AAF's discretion it may class these as the one Service Provider (e.g. online may have 5 journals registered that make up the service).