DVCS Membership

Becoming a DVCS member is a way for our community to support and engage with the work we do. If you are interested in becoming a member please complete our  membership form. Your application will be reviewed at our next board meeting (held every six weeks).

If you have any queries in relation to DVCS memberships please contact us at admin@dvcs.org.au or on 6228 1794.

Your agreement – members agree to:

  • the DVCS vision of a world free from violence and abuse
  • support people affected by violence and abuse in their relationships
  • support people who use violence and abuse in their relationships, which encourages them to take responsibility for, and stop using, violence
  • provide information as applicable
  • promote and demonstrate good practice as applicable
  • initiate and participate in data collection and research as applicable
  • challenge the structural and systemic forces that can lead to domestic and family violence such as gender inequity
  • promote a culture of respect and non-violence.

Benefits

  • Receive a Members Newsletter twice a year via email
  • Receive a copy of our Annual Report via email
  • Receive early bird invitations to all functions and events
  • Receive exclusive invitations to member-only functions
  • Receive up to a 5% discount on all functions and events
  • Receive an exclusive invitation to the Annual Members Forum & Annual General Meeting

Recognition of your contribution:

  • Your name will be included in our Annual Report (on request)
  • Your name will be included in our Members Newsletter & Staff/Board Newsletter (on request)

The process:

  • Complete the online application form, ensuring you complete all sections.
  • Have your application endorsed by two current members of the Association. If you do not know two people, we will arrange this if your application is accepted.
  • The DVCS Board of Governance will consider your application at the next Board Meeting (held every six weeks).
  • You will be notified of the outcome of your application shortly after the most recent Board Meeting.
  • If your application is successful you will be sent a tax invoice for payment of your membership fee. Your membership will become active once payment has been received and shortly thereafter you will receive your Membership Pack.
  • Members are required to renew their membership before 1 July annually. An invitation to renew your membership will be emailed to active members in June of each year.

Fees:

  • Concession is $5.00 per annum
  • General is $10.00 per annum
  • Community Organisations & Not-For-Profit Organisations is $25.00 per annum
  • Government Departments, businesses, organisations and corporations is $50.00 per annum

Application:

To apply please complete our membership application form