Associate Membership is for non-profit community service organisations that are not eligible for full membership but want access to our Community Sector Workplace Relations (CSWR) advice and support service.

* Full members receive the CSWR service as part of the overall suite of services.


If your organisation is not eligible for Full Membership (that is: your organisation does not engage in the delivery of programs and services to assist unemployed people into work) but is a not-for-profit operating in the community sector, you are eligible for Associate Membership.

Services include:
  • Access to up-to-date Awards and Pay Tables
  • Professional industrial relations advice and representation
  • Consultancy and training around good Human Resource Management practice
  • Events and workshops
  • Review of contracts and classifications
  • Enterprise agreement support and drafting
We also provide advice on:
  • Employment contracts and award entitlements
  • Managing performance, misconduct, ill health and restructuring
  • Formal disputes such as unfair dismissal or general protections claims
  • Enterprise bargaining

Associate Membership (Full Fee)

Associate Membership (Peak Body Discount)

If your organisation is a member of any of the following Peak Bodies, you are eligible for a discounted fee:

  • Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) and the State & Territory based Councils ACTCOSS, NCOSS, NTCOSS, QCOSS, SACOSS, TasCOSS, WACOSS & VCOSS
  • Community Centres SA Inc
  • Community Child Care Association (VIC)
  • Family Relationship Services Australia
  • Federation of Community Legal Centres (VIC)
  • Linkwest Inc.
  • Local Community Services Association (LCSA)
  • National Association of Community Legal Centres
  • Neighbourhood Houses Victoria (formerly ANHLC)
  • National Disability Services Limited
  • Network of Community Activities (NSW)
  • NSW Family Services Inc
  • NSW Federation of Housing Associations Inc
  • Refugee Council of Australia
  • Victorian Alcohol & Drug Association
  • Youth Action & Policy Association
  • Youth Affairs Network of Queensland (YANQ)