Member Benefits

Here are just a few reasons to consider membership with the CSSA!

Membership Application form below!

Monthly Gatherings

Quarterly Publications

Held at Mount Waverley Youth Centre Hall, as well as online via Zoom! Enjoy fascinating talks, competitions, raffle, community updates and LOTS of plants for sale!

Published since 1948, our magazine 'The Spine' is packed full of community news, exciting updates, full colour techical articles, member profiles and much more!

a Huge and Passionate Community 

Massive Library and Other Resources

With over 270 members around the world, a HUGE attendance at our gatherings, a Members-Only Facebook Group that's alwasys buzzing, this passionate and knowledgable community offers advice, assistance, friendship, inspiration, and endless smiles!

With the internet often offering 'very creative' answers to questions about plants, access to a collection of trusted books is a real blessing. The CSSA Library is quite extensive and sure to point you in the right direction.  

Bus Trips and Annual Events

...it's what you make it!

In addition to our HUGE Annual Spring Show and Plant Sale which attracts thousands each year, the CSSA organises Bus Trips & Garden Visits for members to enjoy. 

Whether you're the competitive type, the informative type, keen to brush up on your skills, or access exclusive sales and fantastic deals, get involved or sit quietly up the back, we believe CSSA Membership just might be right for you! 

Membership Application Form

Please complete all sections to ensure your application is not delayed. Your application will be processed for approval by the CSSA Committee when your payment has cleared. Membership renewal and associated fees are due 1 March each year. If you have any difficulties completing this form, please contact memberships@cssaustralia.org.au.

THIS FORM IS FOR ONE PERSON ONLY, for each additional application please complete a NEW FORM.

YOUR PERSONAL DETAILS

Important information relating to the personal information you provide on this form (further detail is provided in the CSSA Privacy Policy):

  • Your personal information is used for the purposes of disseminating CSSA information to you.

  • Your personal information will only be used/disclosed for the purpose for which it was collected or under limited circumstances as per the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic).

  • To ensure data accuracy we expect you to update the CSSA should your personal information change.

  • The CSSA Privacy Policy contains information about how you may access and correct the information held by the CSSA.

  • The CSSA will take reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

  • The CSSA Privacy Policy contains information about how you can make a complaint about a breach.

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MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS

  • Full and Concession Membership includes Email Only magazine and notices, access to our CSSA Members Only Facebook Groups and extensive library, attending Monthly Gatherings (in person or via Zoom) and Events, Member only discounts at selected nurseries, voting rights at the annual general meeting and more.

  • Associate Membership includes access to our CSSA Members Only Facebook Groups and extensive library, attending Monthly Gatherings (in person or via Zoom) and events, Member only discounts at selected nurseries.

  • Junior Membership includes Email Only newsletter and notices, access to our CSSA Members Only Facebook Groups and extensive library, attending Monthly Gatherings (in person or via Zoom) and events, Member only discounts at selected nurseries and more.

  • Child Membership includes Email Only newsletter and notices, access to our CSSA Members Only Facebook Groups and extensive library, attending Monthly Gatherings (in person or via Zoom) and events, Member only discounts at selected nurseries and more.

Select one Membership Option

OTHER MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS

  • In addition to the emailed magazine you can pay to receive a printed full colour magazine by post (only available for Full, Concession and Junior Membership options; NOT available for Associate Memberships or Memberships outside of Australia)

  • Membership card, holder and lanyard can be picked up for free at a CSSA Monthly Gathering. If you would like these posted please pay the postage and handling fee by checking the box below.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Please indicate you agree to and understand the terms and conditions by checking the boxes below and signing

Thanks for submitting your Membership Application! You will receive an email confirming we have received your application.

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