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Become a member

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Being a member of AUSTCS gives you a voice within the organisation and an opportunity to be actively involved in the operation and development of this representative tea body.

The Australian Tea Cultural Society (AUSTCS) is an Australian registered
not-for-profit organisation operated by members, for the members. AUSTCS aims to represent and bring together those passionate about tea, and who want to be actively involved in the Australian tea community. 

About AUSTCS membership 

Being a member of AUSTCS gives you a voice within the organisation and an opportunity to be actively involved in the operation and development of this representative tea body.  

The AUSTCS membership base – is made up of tea business owners/management/employees, tea enthusiasts, educators and members of government offices – which already reflects the diversity and the inclusive nature of this organisation. 

The primary function of AUSTCS is to facilitate an annual two-day event for its members and other delegates who wish to attend. 

What does a membership include

 At present, AUSTCS Members receive the following benefits: 

  • Member discount: A discount of 10% on the purchase     price of any ticket to attend the AUSTCS seminar.

  • Members Vote: All AUSTCS members receive one vote, which can be used democratically on votes held at the annual general meeting (AGM). As a member, if you are unable to attend the AGM, you can request a proxy vote and still have your say in how AUSTCS operates and develops.

  • Event Access: Unique access to national and International online events as they occur. These may be educational or cultural in nature.

  • Membership of an organisation which promotes awareness of tea and its culture.

  • Access to public liability insurance for tea events which include the promotion of AUSTCS (terms apply).

  • AUSTCS Member logo - which can be displayed/utilized on your emails, social accounts, blogs, website, business cards, profiles etc. These logo's need to be requested from info@austcs.org 

  • Networking opportunities through attendance at the annual seminar.

  • Free regular AUSTCS Newsletter (subscription required)

Yearly membership as little as $72 per year

What does it cost

Become an AUSTCS Member for as little as $7 per month! 

AUSTCS offers two payment methods for those wishing to become a member, a yearly fee or a monthly subscription. 

  • Annual Membership – One (1) single payment of $72.00 

  • Subscription Membership – Twelve (12) monthly payments of $7.00 per month