Become a Member

 

We invite you to become either a Member or an Associate Member of Sustainable Gardening Australia Incorporated (SGA Inc.) to strengthen our organisation and give recognition to those who share our vision and support our activities.

As a not-for-profit, non-government organisation, SGA Inc relies on donations and volunteers to provide our educational, training, networking and advisory services through our forums, workshops, website, Facebook page and videos.

Membership

Becoming a Member of SGA means that:

  • your contributions to our organisation and to the planet’s well being are recognised
  • you will receive invitations to special events

and that you are entitled to:

  • receive notice of general meetings and of proposed special resolutions
  • submit items of business for consideration at a general meeting attend and be heard at general meetings
  • vote at a general meeting
  • have access to the minutes of general meetings and other documents of the organisation
  • to receive a discount of 15% on charges for SGA activities.

Membership is open to people who support the Purpose, Values and Rules of the organisation and who have participated in it in a meaningful way. That is you have contributed in one of the following ways:

  • written 2 articles for the website in the last three years, OR
  • served on the Board or other groups or committees associated with the organisation for at least one year, OR
  • as volunteers, contributed an average of 2 hours per month over the last year, OR
  • have attended 4 Green Gardening Professionals nights over the last financial year, OR
  • been involved in the management of a community group affiliated with SGA or of an organisation aligned with SGA’s mission and values (e.g. SGA POD, community garden, ACF) OR
  • been part of the ECLIPS or Garden Retail Centre programs and can demonstrate that you are still meeting SGA standards, OR
  • paid a fee of $250 per annum.

To apply for Membership, please complete the Membership Application Form

Associate Membership

Becoming an Associate Member of SGA Inc means that you:

  • will be contributing to the earth’s wellbeing by helping to promote gardening sustainably
  • are recognised for supporting SGA’s Purpose,  Values and Rules
  • receive a discount of 15% on charges for SGA activities (forums, workshops etc)

An annual Associate Membership Fee of $50 is payable by June 30 each year.

To apply for Associate Membership, please complete the Associate Membership Application Form with payment.

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