Membership Categories

Click the category for more details

Ordinary (Navy)

ORDINARY MEMBERSHIP (NAVY) is restricted to serving and ex-serving Members of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Permanent (PN) and Naval Reserves (NR).   

Ordinary Membership is approved on :
• Copy of current Service ID
• Discharge Certificate

Ordinary Members:
• have full voting rights
• may propose and/or second new members
• nominate to hold elective office


Ordinary and Associate (Defence) members who are being deployed overseas may put their membership on ‘temporary hold’ for the duration of their overseas deployment.  The temporary overseas status of the member will be changed to : 

Overseas (Ordinary) Member
Overseas (Associate) Member

An annual fee of $33 is payable by the member to retain their membership, but during this time the member is not financial and is unable to make any bookings at our lodges.

ADF Associate (Army & RAAF)

Current serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Members of the ARMY and RAAF.
Membership does not need to be proposed/seconded by Ordinary members.

Membership is approved on proof of:
• Current Service ID
• Discharge Certificate or similar

Associate (Non-Defence)

Membership for civilians who have rendered special service to the Club or who, in the opinion of the directors, would be in a position to render service to the Club

Family Membership

Ordinary Members & Associate Members may include members of their family under Family Membership.   

There are two levels of Family Membership:

a)  Family Membership (1 child)
Ord/Ass Member  (Family Head)      Joining Fee $225 + Annual Subscription $154
Ord/Ass Member Spouse                  Only Annual Subscription $154
Ord/Ass Family Child (under 21)       Only Annual Subscription $154

b)  Family Membership (Cap) 2 or more children
Ord/Ass Member  (Family Cap)      Joining Fee $225 + Annual Subscription $516
Family Cap Membership includes spouse and 2 or more children.

Once children included on family memberships reach the age of 21, they are no longer eligible for family membership, but may apply for Associate Membership.  If membership is applied for/approved prior to their 22nd birthday, they only pay

• Joining Fee $225
• Annual subscription is waivered for the first year
• following annual subscriptions apply

Children who do not apply for Associated Membership prior to attaining their 22nd birthday or children who are not included on a family membership pay:

• Joining Fee $225
• Annual Subscription $154

Foreign Military Membership

Members of Foreign Military personnel assigned temporarily for duty in Australia may apply for temporary membership, along with their families. Membership will be approved on:

Proof of Military ID Card
Posting Order

Because of the short term of their assignment in Australia, the annual subscription is payable and the joining fee is waived.