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Membership

Membership is open to anybody who supports the values, mission, and work of this agency. It is from the membership that we draw our management committee, which is the governing body of our organisation.

Therefore, we are especially interested in people who want to become involved, who could contribute to the agency by supporting the work we do and the values we hold.

In return, IAT offers the opportunity to be involved expand on and develop skills and experience relating to the governance of an organisation, and to be involved with like-minded people in a supportive environment.

ALL CLASSES OF MEMBERSHIP ARE FREE

Ordinary Membership  -  Join Here

Ordinary membership shall be open to all interested persons in the community who support the mission and objects of the Association who apply for, and are accepted for membership of the Association.

 Organisation Membership  -  Join Here

Organisation membership is open to organisations who are allies of the Association and do not have voting privileges.

What membership does not include:

Automatic or preferential approval for advocacy support – all members, should they require advocacy, would be subject to the same entry criteria and referral process as any other person requesting advocacy support

Automatic approval for membership of the management committee – any person nominating for membership of the management committee must nominate and address a set of selection criteria. This is to ensure that members are able to support the values of the organisation, and assists us to determine how we can assist the management committee members to increase their skills and knowledge in relation to the management of this agency

Management Committee Membership:  Apply Here

The Management Committee of the Association consists of a President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and two (2) other members of the Association, a simple majority of whom, including the President, shall be Ordinary members of the Association who have a disability, the Association members elect at a general meeting.

 

Should you have any queries or wish to discuss membership options further, please phone IAT office on (07) 4725 2505 or toll free on 1800 887 688.