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Membership at Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association

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Keiran Marsh presenting Brayden Foxley-Conolly with his award at 2018 Annual Awards
Award winners and nominees at the 2018 Annual Awards
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Martin grose handing daphne pririe flowers at 2018 Annual Awards

Memberships with the Association have a 12-month duration from:

  • Financial members: From Board Approval
  • Volunteers (Free Membership): Date of registration

As per the Association’s Constitution, all new memberships require approval by the management committee. A copy of the Constitution will be sent out with confirmation of your membership.

  • The Association holds Public Liability Insurance to the value of $20 million

Association membership is open to everyone – people with a disability, family members, friends, supporters and volunteers. Everyone is welcome!

Membership benefits include:

  • Access to our sport and recreation programs, including social competitions for fun and fitness
  • Access to funding grants for eligible state, national and international competition and training camp expenses
  • Free classification service and advice for new athletes
  • Membership to our inclusive Health and Fitness centre, including expert advice for regional members
  • Notice of upcoming competitions, including nomination kits
  • Invitation to annual special events
  • Access to adaptive sport, recreation and fitness equipment
  • Free e-news with state-wide programs, upcoming events, results and members’ stories
  • Access to Sponsor benefits

Memberships Details:

  • Senior Ordinary Member: A person 18 years of age and over who has a disability and is registered as a current financial member. Voting rights – YES
  • Junior Ordinary Member: A person under the age of 18 years of age who has a disability and is registered as a current financial member. Voting rights – NO
  • Senior Supporter Member: A person 18 years of age and over who does not have a disability and is registered as a current financial member. Voting rights – YES
  • Junior Supporter Member: A person under 18 years of age who does not have a disability and is registered as a current financial member. Voting rights – NO
  • Associate Member: Any person who is an employee of the Association and is registered as a current financial member. If within the definition of a disability then they have the rights (excluding voting) of a Senior Ordinary Member. If they do not have a disability then they have the rights (excluding voting) of a Senior Supporter Member. Voting rights – NO
  • Volunteer Member: A volunteer working with the Association (must be over 18 years of age) and must be eligible to be issued a Blue Card. Voting rights – NO
  • Honorary Member: A person or organisation invited to membership by the management committee in the interest of the Association for such a period as may be deemed appropriate and appointed according to the current By-Laws. Voting rights – NO

 

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