The Council of Indian Australians offers the following memberships. “Have your say by becoming a proud member of the CIA.
1.0 Life and Annual (Ordinary) memberships
• If you are an individual, above 18 years of age, a person of Indian origin and a Permanent Resident or Citizen of Australia), you can become a life member or an annual member. For annual (Ordinary) members, you can enjoy all the membership benefits. However annual members shall have no voting rights.
2.0 Institutional Memberships
• Any organization, with predominant membership of people of Indian origin and with life or annual membership strength of 25 or more and registered Association under the Incorporation Act of the NSW Department of Fair Trading is qualified to be an Institution Member of the CIA.
Every Institutional Member is eligible to send a minimum of one representative to the Electoral College of the Association, who are responsible for governing the CIA. The CIA Constitution provides for Proportional Representation where in Associations with membership between 25-100 members shall carry one member and for 101 and above membership shall carry two members to the Electoral College.
3.0 Partner Program Memberships
• The Association shall have partners whose assistance will be sought from time to time during year when both parties agree to such partnership arrangement. Organisations / Associations with less than 25 members also qualify to become Partner Program Membership status.
Please download the membership application form, complete the necessary details, and mail it to the Secretary, Council of Indian Australians Inc PO Box 1391, Macquarie Centre, North Ryde, NSW 2113 along with the membership fee as stated in the application form.
Membership fee for any category can be paid by cheque or through direct bank transfer to CIA bank account:
Council of Indian Australians Inc
Westpac Banking Corporation
BSB: 032 289
Account Number: 42 66 22
For more information about membership benefits in each of the above category, please contact:
Council of Indian Australians Inc PO Box 1391,
Macquarie Centre, North Ryde NSW 2113