Access to Online Services is via a username and password that are valid within the Australian Access Federation (AAF). If you are unfamiliar with the AAF there is an excellent video animation explaining how this works.
If your institution is a member of AAF
To check if your institution is a member of AAF, go to AAF subscribers list.
If your institution is not a member of AAF
As the last option, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain an ARDC-sponsored AAF VHO Account.
This option is is limited only to users from ARDC partner organisations or those members having technical difficulty connecting to AAF but who need immediate Online Services access.
Having an AAF account does not guarantee your access to any ARDC Online Services. Procedures for access must still be followed. Here is the procedure on how to register to any of our services.