AUF Membership

Your AUF membership is now due. This year we have an earlybird special, so renew your membership now – follow the links at the bottom or right hand side of this page:

  • Senior : “Earlybird Special” $60 available from 1st May – 31st July 2014 ONLY)
  • Senior:  $75 Regular fee  valid from 1st Aug 2014 – F/Year: 1st July and 30th June annually
  • Junior: “Earlybird Special”  $35  available from 1st May – 31st July 2014 ONLY
  • Junior: $40 (U18) Regular fee (valid from 1st Aug 2014)
  • Additional (Second) sport: $10.00

Your membership fee includes:

Member Services

  • Provides a collective voice for all amateur divers, sports people and underwater enthusiasts to government, media and the general community
  • Gives access for Australian Divers and underwater sports people to compete at a national, zone and international level
  • Issues certifications for SCUBA Divers to CMAS standards
  • Provides rules and playing infrastructure for all aspects of underwater competition
  • Offer L1, L2 Coaching accreditation for UWH, Spearfishing Finswimming and Snorkel Commissions

Government Liaison

  • Obtains funding and organises community based programs such as the Great Australian Shark Count
  • Compiles discussion papers for marine park representation
  • Provides policy for environmental and sustainability issues related to recreational fishing and SCUBA/Freediving
  • Liaising with government departments
  • Obtain grant monies from ASC for various aspects of underwater sports and recreations

Member Administration

  • Membership cards
  • CMAS membership
  • RECFISH membership
  • WAA membership
  • AOC membership
  • Access via web site to all Commission/State links, updates and information to members or other interested parties
  • Database entry for all members Australia wide
  • Electronic mailing lists for sports disciplines

Marketing and Promotions

  • Provides recognition of outstanding sporting and administrative achievements within our organisation with Sportsperson of the year and Bea Bere awards
  • Promotional ‘fridge magnet/s for AUF and/or other Commissions

Office

  • Runs the membership systems for all sports
  • Receipting monies
  • Rebates to Commissions (as required)
  • Various brochures to mail out (as required)
  • Office expenses (home office)
  • Honorarium for office worker
  • Monthly or bi-monthly receipts/payment reports
  • Answering telephone calls and queries (any time of day, 7 days a week)
  • Updating members through A.S.C. when accredited as coaches
  • Send out membership renewals
  • Make available membership list for Commissions
  • Books audited annually
  • Taxation benefits through association with Australian Sports Foundation