Membership Benefits


Annual General Meeting (AGM)
ACGB members have the right to vote at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Education, Training and Resources 
- Access to the latest grief and bereavement research and resources including Grief Matters journal and EBSCO
- Member only discounts on grief and bereavement training, conferences, events throughout the year; including complimentary admission to the Annual Grief Lecture, Member Value Webinar and other Member only events
- Connect, network and share ideas with other bereavement practitioners through education events, or as part of our member only 'Collaborate' online community portal

EBSCO Online Journals
Online access to the EBSCO journal database, which provides access to over 1,725 academic journals in full text. Membership gives you access to three powerful collections of full-text research information: Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Collection; SocINDEX with Full Text; and Social Sciences with Full Text.
*Please note due to licensing restriction this service is not available to members outside of Australia and New Zealand.

Grief Matters Journal 
Members receive print copies if the Grief Matters journal, the only Australian peer-reviewed grief and bereavement journal (three times per year). This publication provides the latest information on issues of interest to those who support the bereaved. You will learn about state-of-the-art-techniques, research, theories and practical applications from leading academics and clinicians in Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement.

ACGB Online Community - 'Collaborate'
Collaborate is your platform to connect with your grief and bereavement peers. Visit Collaborate via Member Access Portal. Find your peers in ACGB's interactive Member Directory and you can ask and answer key questions in grief and bereavement; get involved and share your expertise and passion in grief and bereavement. 

Certification in Bereavement Practice (CBP)
Members receive discounts when applying for the Certified Bereavement Practitioners (CBP) qualification. The CBP program recognises bereavement practitioners who meet relevant education, training and experience requirements. Certified Bereavement Practitioners are listed on a searchable database on the ACGB main website and are a referral point for ACGB when clients are seeking the services of a private bereavement practitioner.

Online Shop
Our online shop is your go to destination for grief and bereavement resources and you can save up to 15% off purchases including books, multimedia and self help sheets.


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