Membership Categories

We have to categories of individual memberships as well as accepting applications from organisations.

Individual Membership

To be an individual full member, you must be a person with disability and you must live in Australia Individual full members are entitled to:

  • Receive notice of, attend and vote at general meetings
  • Nominate for election or appointment to the Board
  • Nominate (or second or endorse) eligible people for election to the Board
  • Receive information about PWDA’s activities and disability issues

Organisational Membership

We have Organisational Members for organisations incorporated in Australia and have a governing body made up of at least 75% of people with disability. Organisational members must appoint up to two delegates to exercise its membership rights.

Delegates of full organisational members are able to:

  • Receive notice of, attend and participate at general meetings
  • Exercise one vote on each motion at general meetings
  • Nominate (or second or endorse) eligible people for election to the Board
  • Nominate for election or appointment to the Board (provided the nominee is an Individual Full Member)
  • Receive information about PWDA’s activities and disability issues