The form below is for existing members wishing to renew their membership. We value our members and hope the services and benefits ACWA membership brings assist members in their career development. This year the fees remain the same and offer value for money as well as comparing favourably to other professional associations (especially those that offer insurance as part of membership).Membership fees are tax deductible and a system-generated receipt will be sent to your email once payment has been accepted.
As always only full members can be covered by professional indemnity and public liability insurance. An administrative fee will apply to members who would like to receive a copy of their insurance Certificates of Currency.
Membership of ACWA brings you many benefits and advantages and can help your career prospects regardless of your experience or age. Membership of a professional association is increasingly becoming one of the standard recruitment criteria for state and local governments and not-for-profit organisations. If you are retired or unemployed, maintaining your membership will keep you connected to the sector and provide an avenue through which you can share your knowledge and expertise.Notice to student members who have now graduated
If you are a student member who has now graduated from your course we congratulate you. The hard work has paid off and you are about to embark on one of the most rewarding careers possible. The renewal process will be slightly different for you this year as you will have to provide evidence that you have obtained your qualification. Instead of completing the form below, please read our quick guide to your next steps. Don’t worry, we have made the process as streamlined as possible.
How to renew your membership
Simply fill out the renewal form below. You do not need to submit documents, simply update your details and pay the relevant fee. Please be assured that our online payment process is secure and safe. If you have any questions regarding your renewal please contact us and we can help you through the process.
|Fee schedule for renewing members
| Membership category
| Full- earning more than $20,000 p.a
| Full- with individual insurance Certificates of Currency
| Full (reduced fee)- earning less than $20,000 p.a incl. volunteer, unemployed
| Full (reduced fee) with individual insurance Certificates of Currency
| Full (graduate)- first 2 years after completing an ACWA accredited course
| Full (graduate)- with individual insurance Certificates of Currency
| Full (permanently retired)
We hope you will share information about ACWA membership with your work colleagues; the greater the membership the greater the impact we will have on public policy, employment practices and the quality of community work education. We look forward to working with you again over the next twelve months.