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Membership

Associate Membership
Any person, company other legal entity or a partnership not actively engaged in the primary production of milk but with an interest or involvement in the dairy industry may become an “Associate Member” of the Association.
Associate members are required to pay an annual membership subscription.
Associate members do not have the right to vote in the business of the Association.
Associate members receive the SADA Update Newsletter and are kept fully informed about current issues.

Subscription Fee: $187.50 (inc GST) per year invoiced annually in July



Full Membership
Any person, company other legal entity or a partnership engaged in the primary production of milk is eligible to become a “Full Member” of the Association.
A “Full Member” is required to pay a levy and an annual membership subscription.
A Full Member is entitled to one vote in the business of the Association or where a “Full Member” is a partnership or corporation with two or more officers such membership entitles two representatives to vote in the business of the Association.
Full members are eligible for nomination and election to the SADA Board and Committees.
Full members receive the SADA Update Newsletter, all member benefits & services including legal and industrial, and all lobbying efforts.

Subscription Fee: $187.50 (inc GST) per year paid annually in July
Plus
Levy payment: 2.880 cents per Kilogram of protein (inc GST) supplied to the Processor in each calendar month paid on or before 15th day of any relevant calendar month in respect of milk supplied in the preceding calendar month

Membership Fees are paid directly by your processor from your monthly milk payment.

The Levy payment is capped at $2205 (inc GST) reviewed annually adjusted in relation to average herd size (Dairy Australia – Dairy Focus)

If you expect your business will exceed the capped amount in any given year you can request SADA to invoice quarterly.

Subscription Fee: $187.50 (inc. GST) in the month of July, or as pro rata
Levy payment: $551.25 (inc. GST) Levy per quarter
Total: $2392.50 per annum (inc. GST).



Full Membership for Small Processors
OR Dairy Farms Supplying Small Processors
Subscription Fee: $187.50 (inc GST) invoiced in the month of July, or as pro rata
Plus
Levy Payment: Levy of One Dollar and Ten Cents, $2.13 (inc GST) per cow per quarter OR $551.25 (inc GST) per quarter, whichever is the lesser, invoiced quarterly