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Cost of Membership

 

Category
Joining Fee
(inc GST)
Annual Fee
(inc GST)
Total

Member (Full)
$88.00
$513.70
$601.70
Member (Individual)
$88.00
$256.85
$344.85
Corporate Member
$88.00
$513.70
$601.70
Corporate Member-Assessor*
N/A
$256.85
$256.85
Graduate Member
N/A
$128.37
$128.37
Student Member
N/A
N/A
N/A

*NOTE 1: Corporate Member-Assessor is only available to applicants whose business is solely involved in energy ratings, and who are also applying for accreditation as a TPA through the BDAV.

Applicants for membership who are wishing to join Design Matters during the course of a financial year may be eligible to pay a pro-rata first year's membership fee to bring their subscription fee in line with Design Matters' renewal period. Such applicants should contact Design Matters for details. Note the Joining Fee is not pro-rated.

Design Matters membership fees are payable in advance by the 30 June each year. A Tax Invoice is issued to each Member prior to the renewal date to facilitate payment. A 20% Late Payment Penalty applies to annual membership fees that are not paid by the due renewal date.

Members who resign from membership are not eligible for a refund of fees paid for the current financial year. 

Loyalty Discount

Members who have held 10-15 years' continuous membership of Design Matters receive a 10% discount off their annual membership fee. Members who have held 15 or more years of continuous membership of Design Matters receive a 15% discount off their annual membership fee. Such discount, which is reflected on the Member's subscription renewal invoice, is only valid if the member pays their subscription fee by the due date, otherwise the discount is automatically forfeited.