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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.

Plus there are some great additional benefits below.

As a member:

  • 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 upload your garden’s events and workshops onto this website
  • you can access support from state-based representatives and join state-based Facebook groups
  • you can receive discounts from our partners:

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 and wich to be part of CGA.
    Membership fee — $100 per year.

How to join

Applying to join CGA is a simple process that will take less than 5 minutes. Choose from the options below — either pay by:

  • recurring yearly payment or
  • an annual 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.

Choose one of the 4 membership options below:

Community Garden M/S

per year

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