An Overseas Member is a person who does not reside in Australia or New Zealand and who:
(i) (A) is a legally qualified medical practitioner, scientist or other health professional who has received appropriate postgraduate training and qualifications in respiratory medicine, sleep medicine, thoracic surgery or related fields; or
(i) (B) in the opinion of the Board has made a worthwhile contribution to the study or practice of respiratory medicine, thoracic surgery or related fields; and
(ii) meets the eligibility requirements set out in clause 6.12 of the Constitution; and
(iii) has had their application for Membership approved in accordance with the Constitution.
An Overseas Member is a Non-voting Member and is not eligible to apply for awards.
Overseas Membership categories are based on the income group of countries from the World Bank's List of Economies as of June 2017.