An applicant for Academic Member must:
1. Be a legal academic or academic within an allied discipline employed in a university, or equivalent public institution, within Australia or New Zealand with a minimum of 5 years academic experience; and
2. Satisfy Council, by providing evidence, that they have been regularly engaged in academic research, writing, lecturing or consulting associated with the field of strata law for not less than 5 years; and are readily regarded by their peers as academics knowledgeable in the field.