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Becoming a Member

Becoming a Member

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Member Share

A member share is a redeemable preference share. This means that, when you resign your membership your share subscription price will be refunded. Your member share cannot be sold.

You can vote like any other member and have the right to contest for a Director's position if nominated by your colleagues. Once a member, you remain a member for life, even if you change careers.

Join and enjoy the benefits of membership.

  • Individual or incorporated entity - $10.00

Become a Member

We offer three ways for you to become a member

Talk to us

Apply Online

Applying online is quick, easy and secure. If at any time you would like to stop and save your application you can retrieve it at any time. Please note that you must be at least 18 years of age to apply online.

Are you eligible

In order to apply online you will need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

As a part of your application we need to perform an identity verification check. To enable us to do this you will need to have at least one of the following documents handy:

  • Current passport
  • Drivers Licence
Apply Online Retrieve form

Apply in Person

Membership application forms can be completed when you call into the branch. You will need to bring along proof of your identity in order for us to open your account. Documents produced need to be originals or certified copies of originals.

   

Apply by Mail

Membership forms can be mailed to you for you to complete at your convenience.

When returning your membership application to us, you are required to provide certified copies of acceptable identification. Please also include a cheque or money order for $10 for your member share. This amount is refunded to you if you close your membership.

Our staff will acknowledge your application and confirm that your membership and accounts have been established.

Apply for Individual or Joint Membership

It is often easier for you to apply for membership if you can call into one of our branches. Our friendly staff can assist you to complete the application forms. However you have the option of mailing your application for membership to your preferred branch.

   

Advice on Identification Documents (List of ID for Branch)

List A Primary Photographic Identification Documents
  • current photo driver’s licence or permit issued by a State or Territory or foreign government
  • current photo ID or proof of age card issued by a State or Territory
  • current passport (or expired within last 2 years) issued by the Commonwealth
  • current passport, with photo of the person, issued by a foreign government, the United Nations, or a UN agency if not in English accompanied by an English translation prepare by an accredited translator
List B Non­ Photographic Identification Documents
  • birth certificate issued by a State or Territory
  • birth extract issued by a State or Territory
  • citizenship certificate issued by the Commonwealth
  • current pension card issued by Centrelink
  • birth certificate issued by a foreign government or the UN­ if not in English ­accompanied by an English translation prepare by an accredited translator
  • citizenship certificate issued by a foreign government ­ if not in English ­ accompanied by an English translation prepare by an accredited translator
List C Secondary Identification Documents

a notice that:

  • was issued to an individual by the Commonwealth, a State or Territory within the preceding 12 months;
  • contains the name of the individual and his or her residential address; and
  • records the provision of financial benefits to the individual under a law of the Commonwealth, State or Territory (as the case may be);

a notice that:

  • was issued to an individual by the Australian Taxation Office within the preceding 12 months;
  • contains the name of the individual and his or her residential address; and
  • records a debt payable to or by the individual by or to (respectively) the Commonwealth under a Commonwealth law relating to taxation;

a notice that:

  • was issued to an individual by a local government body or utilities provider within the preceding three months;
  • contains the name of the individual and his or her residential address; and
  • records the provision of services by that local government body or utilities provider to that address or to that person;

a notice that:

  • was issued to a minor by a School principal within the last 3 months
  • contains the name of the minor and their residential address; and
  • records the period of time the minor attended the school.