Become a member

Our members play a vital role in assisting us to achieve our vision of a society without barriers for people with a spinal cord injury.  Spinal Cord Injuries Australia was founded as a member based organisation and we continue to value the input and contribution made by our members. Your involvement will help people with a spinal cord injury to achieve their goals and get ‘back on track’ following a spinal cord injury.

As a member, you will receive our quarterly magazine Accord and be eligible to access our services such as peer support, employment, physiotherapy, funding, advocacy, information, regional support and accommodation.* You will become part of a supportive SCI community and be able to keep up-to-date with news, events and information about life with a spinal cord injury.

  • To join as a new member, please click here.  Membership for people with a disability and direct family members is free until the next renewal date (28 February each year).**
  • If you are reapplying for your membership, please click here

PLEASE NOTE: To be a voting member for the Annual General Meeting (held on the fourth Thursday in November) a person needs to have been a member for more than six calendar months prior. For details regarding voting rights, please click here to download the SCIA Constitution.

* Please contact SCIA to discuss the eligibility criteria for each service.
** Membership for people with a disability or their direct family members is complimentary until the next renewal date, being the 28 February each year. After this complimentary period, membership is $10 p.a. or $5 p.a. for a concession/pensioner. Membership for people without a disability or a direct family member is $10 p.a. or $5 p.a. for a concession/pensioner. All members, complimentary and paid, will be asked to renew their membership on 28 February each year except those who joined after the Annual General Meeting held in November, whose membership will be valid until the February of the year after next (i.e. if you join in December 2012, your membership will expire 28 February 2014).

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