Who can subscribe
Subscription to the federation is available to any organisation or institution that undertakes or supports education, research or research and development, including:
- Tertiary Education institutions, such as universities or vocational education institutions
- Government, Commercial Research institutions and not-for-profit entities
- Government or Commercial Product and Service Organisations delivering products or services to the education and research sector
- any other entity approved by the AAF Inc. Executive Committee from time to time.
See a list of our current Subscribers.
All subscribers must be a legal entity or have a lead agent or similar represent them to become subscribers.
How to subscribe
Subscribing to the AAF is a fairly simple process. Firstly you need to determine which subscription plan suits your organisation’s needs, and then you need to:
There are four plans to choose from, each with different allowances and fees. The plan you choose will depend on your organisation’s size and intended use of the AAF. This information is outlined on the Pricing page.
Trial Federation (Test environment)
If you would like to try before you buy, the AAF offers a Trial Federation where you can test and experiment with your services at any time without subscribing to the AAF. It is a great way to access and become comfortable with the technologies of the Federation.
For more information about getting setup in the Trial Federation, go to the AAF Knowledgebase.
What does it mean to be a Member
In addition to being a Subscriber, a Member gives you the right to participate in meetings of AAF Inc. and to have input into how the Federation is run. Members also agree to be bound by the Australian Access Federation Incorporated Constitution.
- AAF Enterprise subscriber
- AAF Team subscriber
If your organisation would like to upgrade from a Subscriber to Member simply complete the AAF Membership Application form.
AAF Member Pack
You can upgrade to a Member at any time, providing you meet eligibility criteria and conditions for membership. Both Subscribers and Members have full access to the services of the AAF.