Become a FRSA Member

As the national peak body for family and relationship services, FRSA provides practical support to its member organisations and draws on their expertise to understand the changing needs of families accessing services so as to inform public policy. FRSA members support the purpose and values of FRSA, as identified in the FRSA Strategic Plan.

The FRSA network is collaborative with a shared commitment to achieving positive social change. Members enjoy the vocational support that comes from belonging to a national association with valuable expertise and experience in the family & relationship services sector. By accessing FRSA’s range of member-only benefits and services members are able to improve their foothold in the sector.

 

Member Portal

FRSA Member Portal is a password protected page made available only to FRSA Members. To access the portal, please select the button below. 

Membership Categories

Family Relationship Services Australia has two categories of membership:

  1. Full Membership is available to all organisations that receive funding through the Family Relationship Services Program (defined as a legal entity that has executed an FRSP service agreement). Full members have the right to nominate and elect Board Directors, vote in general meetings and propose changes to the constitution.
  2. Associate Organisation Membership is available to organisations that do not directly receive funding through the Family Relationship Services Program but support the objectives of FRSA. Associate members have the right to be nominated for Board positions (with the endorsement of a full member) and attend general meetings but do not have voting rights.
  3. Associate Individual Membership is available to individuals that support the objectives of FRSA. Associate Individual members have the right to be nominated for Board positions (with the endorsement of a full member) and attend general meetings but do not have voting rights.

Membership Responsibilities

FRSA Members support the vision and mission of the organisation. The FRSA network is collaborative with a shared commitment to achieving positive social change. The FRSA Constitution outlines the governance structure and the rights of members.  The Policy & Procedures Manual provides more detailed guidance on FRSA operations including consultation and representation activities.

FRSA assists its members in staying abreast of changes in the sector, offering continual support and up-to-date information. To find out more about FRSA Membership please contact FRSA or call us on (02) 6162 1811.

Change in Member information
If there are any changes to the Member organisation information and/or listed Member Delegate, please complete the Change of Company Information and/or Delegate form and send to FRSA email: admin@frsa.org.au or by post, PO BOX 326 Deakin West ACT 2600.

Media Review (Member Only)

As a Member of FRSA, you are entitled to receive our weekly Media Review – a snapshot of the current and trending topics in the family and relationship sector.

Membership Benefits

As a national network, FRSA is able to build partnerships with related sectors and peak bodies, research institutions and training providers.  Membership of FRSA enhances the capacity of individual agencies and facilitates the achievement of shared goals.

Members also enjoy direct benefits, including:

  • Regular updates on the latest developments relevant to the delivery of services to families;
  • Fortnightly e-bulletin with program/policy news, conference/training events and funding opportunities;
  • Weekly media review which summarises relevant media coverage with links to articles concerned with family relationship issues;
  • Group discounts on products and services, national conferences and other training events;
  • Opportunities to actively contribute to policy development and decision-making through involvement in preparing submissions and advice to Government;

Engagement in consultation and research projects to inform practice and policy development, including opportunities to join advisory and reference groups.