National Organisation Membership

National Organisation Membership

National Organisation Membership of ACOSS is available to national organisations with an active interest in promoting social welfare. National Organisation Members have voting rights at the Annual General Meeting, including the election of ACOSS Board Members.

Staff of National Organisation Members may receive the following member services:

  • ACOSS Daily Bulletin
  • Appointment as representative to any or all of the eight ACOSS Policy and Advocacy Networks
  • Invitations and discounts to special events
  • Opportunities to participate in member-only briefings on key policies and events e.g the Federal Budget
  • ACOSS CEO Updates, major campaign updates and Media Releases (emailed)
  • Free advertising of jobs and events on our website
  • Access to professional development scholarships for staff

Please note that membership applications will be considered by the ACOSS Board. Applicants will be notified of a result as soon as possible.

Successful applicants' membership fees will be invoiced upon acceptance.

Please complete the form below. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Membership Fees are determined on a sliding scale based on your organisation’s total annual income for the previous year. Please select the relevant income tier for your organisation.
Total Amount
On Behalf Of Organization
Please upload a copy of your organisation's constitution, rules or charter.
If available, please upload your organisation's most recent Annual Report.
Please provide a brief description (no more than 200 words) of the purpose and activities of your organisation.
You may like to include answers to the following in your description: Does your organisation represent or engage in advocacy for a particular group of people? Does your organisation focus on service provision, advocacy or a combination of the two? What are the priority areas of work for your organisation over the next few years?
Applicant Details
Payment Options
[x] Your application will be reviewed by the ACOSS Board at their next meeting to confirm your organisation's eligibility for the National Organisation Member category. Should your application be accepted, an invoice will be issued to you, with your membership activated on payment of your membership fee.