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Community Gardens Australia (CGA) is a place to connect with peers, share experiences and develop a common cause around issues and opportunities affecting community gardens around the country. We will keep you up to date with the latest news and advice and work to further enhance our offerings to members.

Your generous support will help us continue to expand our work, develop a more engaged and connected community of gardens and further develop the resources that you need.

How to join

Choose from the options below — either pay by:

  • recurring yearly payment or
  • a one year fee.

Once your payment has been received your membership application will be presented at the next Committee meeting for approval.

If your application for membership is not approved for any reason, any fees paid will be refunded to you.

Need more information? Contact our Membership Secretary.

Choose one of the four membership options below:

Community Garden Membership concession

per year

  • • ABILITY for ONE of your garden members to vote at our AGM
  • • ACCESS to group insurance policy (coming)
  • • DISCOUNT on:
    • – Pip magazine
    • – Waterups
    • – Subpod
    • – Sustain events
  • • FREE directory listing for your community garden.

Types of membership

  • Community garden membership/voting: for gardens. Garden must nominate a person to vote on their behalf and act as a point of contact with CGA.
    Membership fee:
    – $50 per year, for gardens that have funding and are able to fully support CGA
    – $20 concession per year, for gardens with low to no funding available but who are keen to participate as full members
  • Individual membership/non-voting: for individual supporters who wish to be part of CGA.
    Membership fee — $20 per year
  • Corporate membership/non-voting: for businesses, corporates, and supporters of our work who wish to be part of CGA.
    Membership fee — $100 per year.

Member benefits:

  • you can be part of a national network
  • you will receive periodic eNEWS
  • your garden can be part of a bulk insurance scheme (coming)
  • you can list your garden in the map directory
  • you can raise awareness of your garden’s events by featuring them on our website
  • you can access support from state-based representatives and join state-based Facebook groups
  • you can receive discounts from our partners: