Membership Categories

We have two categories of membership – Individual and Organisational.

Individual Membership

To be an individual full member, you must be a person who identifies as having disability, be at least 18 years of age and you must live in Australia. Individual full members are entitled to:

  • Receive notices of and attend any general meeting of PWDA
  • Exercise one vote at any general meeting
  • Be eligible for election or appointment as a director
  • Nominate (or second or endorse) eligible candidates for election as a director
  • Receive information about PWDA’s activities

Organisational Membership

To be an organisational member your organisation must be a legally incorporated Body Corporate under the laws of Australia (or other country approved by the directors from time to time); and have both a governing body and membership made up of at least 75% of persons with disability.

Organisational members must appoint a Delegate who is able to:

  • Receive notices of and attend any general meeting of PWDA
  • Exercise 1 vote on a Show of Preference and 2 votes on a poll
  • Nominate (or second or endorse) an eligible individual for election as a director
  • Receive information about the company’s activities