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Becoming a member of ACD helps create a better life for children with a disability and their families.

ACD members include parents, siblings, family members of children with a disability, young people with a disability, professionals who work with families, students and supporters.

We encourage you to join ACD and other disability-specific groups. Our combined aim is to work together on issues extending across all disabilities.

ACD membership benefits

  • 4 editions per year of ACD’s member magazine NoticeBoard which includes:

-family stories

-updates on services, supports and policy

  • Free access to ACD information resources.
  • Free attendance at ACD member-only workshops and opportunities to take part in ACD member events.
  • Discounts to a growing range of services and opportunities, including disability-friendly accommodation providers.
  • Each and every member contributes to our collective voice and strengthens our advocacy work to achieve a better deal for children with a disability and their families in Victoria.
  • Opportunities to contribute to  consultations to create positive change for children with a disability and their families.
  • Professionals, service providers, organisations and community supporters are welcome to join for an annual fee.

Read a previous edition of our member magazine NoticeBoard:

ACD NoticeBoard magazine Autumn14 (1587KB PDF)

Membership fees

ACD membership is:

  • $25.00 (GST Inc) per year for family membership.
  • $25.00 (GST Inc) per year for students and interested persons.
  • $100 (GST Inc) per year for community organisations and professionals.

We have over 2,000 members and welcome new members and supporters.

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Terms and conditions of membership

Terms and conditions of ACD membership are outlined in our Constitution:

ACD Constitution 2013 (345KB PDF)

Your membership strengthens our collective voice to drive positive change for children and families.

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