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Members have a significant role at Doncare, predominantly being able to vote for the volunteer Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting. The Board of Governance ensures effective, transparent governance in the best interest of the agency.  

Doncare is governed by the Board of Directors, which comprises nine membersAs a member, at the Annual General Meeting, you are able to vote both for the election of the officers (President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer) and ordinary members of the Board and on any issues when necessary. Should a Special General Meeting be held, you will be eligible to attend, and vote on any issues at that meeting. As a member you are able to view any relevant documents that are not restricted by Privacy Legislation.

Upon becoming a Doncare member, you will receive a membership package comprising:

  • A copy of Doncare’s Code of Conduct
  • A copy of the Doncare’s Membership Policy outlining Eligibility, Code of Conduct and Rights and Responsibilities of Members
  • A copy of Doncare’s Constitution
  • The latest Doncare Annual Report
  • A brochure about Doncare services
  • Your Membership Badge
  • The latest edition of the Doncare Membership Newsletter.

You will also receive an invitation to the Annual General Meeting, which is usually held in October.

The annual cost of membership is $5.50, renewable as of the 30th June each year. Alternatively you may become a life member upon payment of $55.00.

If you would like to apply for membership, please fill in the Membership Application Form here and email it to doncare@doncare.org.au, or post it to

The Returning Officer
MC2
Suite 4, Level 1
687 Doncaster Road
Doncaster 3108.

Upon approval of your application, a membership pack and your receipt will be posted to you.