Membership to NSW CAG

Click here Click here to download our Application form. Please note that we are in the process of updating our membership form, but we are still able to accept membership applications on our old form.

A Member of NSW CAG is someone who has applied and been approved for Membership by the NSW CAG Board. 

Members of NSW CAG:

  • Have the opportunity to attend the Annual General Meeting & Special General Meetings
  • Have the opportunity to vote at Annual General Meetings and Special General Meetings after being a Member for more than 6 months
  • Have the opportunity to nominate as a Trustee of NSW CAG (Board member) when positions become available and after being a Member for more than 6 months
  • Have the opportunity to vote in new Trustees to the NSW CAG Board after being a Member for more than 6 months
  • Have the opportunity to vote in the Office Bearers (Chair, Deputy Chair and Secretary/Public Officer) of the NSW CAG Board after being a Member for more than 6 months

To apply to be a Member, please complete and return the attached forms. There is NO fee charged for Membership, but you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an individual (organisations are not eligible for Membership)
  • Be a resident of NSW
  • Be over the age of 16 years
  • Are not an employee of NSW CAG
  • Have not been an employee of NSW CAG for more than 3 months

If you are not eligible to be a Member, you can still apply to be an Associate Member.

To view our Membership Policy, click here.
To apply for Membership,  click here click here to download Application form
Please note, that a legal requirement is that our register of Members is open to being viewed by other Members. This accessible register will contain only individual's names and suburbs. All other information will be kept confidential and will be able to be accessed only by the staff of NSW CAG. For more information, view our Privacy Policy. If you would like a hard copy of this document, please contact the office on 02 9332 0200 or at info@nswcag.org.au

Frequently Asked Questions

1. I'm on Network NSW - am I a Member?
Network NSW is being phased out. We will be writing to all our Network NSW subscribers inviting them to join us as members or associate members (which ever is applicable).

2. I think I'm already a Member...
To find out if you are a Member contact the office.

3. Is there a fee to be a Member?
At this stage there is no fee to be a Member or Associate Member.

4. Who can be a Member?
An individual (organisations are not eligible for Membership) who is

  • A Consumer (a person who has or has had a mental illness)
  • A resident of NSW
  • 16 years and over
  • Not an employee of NSW CAG
  • Has not been an employee of NSW CAG for more than 3 months

5. Who can be an Associate Member?

  • Any one who is not a Consumer
  • A resident of NSW
  • 16 years and over
  • Not an employee of NSW CAG
  • Has not been an employee of NSW CAG for more than 3 months

6. How long is Membership for?
Membership is for as long as you wish to be a member.

7. Can an organisation be a Member?
No


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