Become a member

As a member of YWCA Canberra, you become a part of a global movement of 25 million women and girls across 125 countries around the world. Join us in creating a world where reconciliation, justice, peace, health, human dignity, freedom and care for the environment are promoted and sustained through women’s leadership.

Annual membership is $35 for women aged 18 and over and $15 for concession. Men are invited to join YWCA Canberra as non-voting associate members for $25 per year.

By applying for a YWCA Canberra membership you agree to the aims, values, and objectives of the association and agree to be bound by the terms of its constitution.

Your YWCA Canberra membership unlocks the opportunity to:


Signing up means you will also receive our eNews and YAction (you can unsubscribe at any time) and you will also be able to participate in the voting process at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), having a say in who will be on our board.

Membership is for a financial year (1 July – 30 June)

Type Apply between 1 May – 31 Dec Apply between 1 Jan – 30 Apr
Full $35 for membership until 30 June 2020
$70 for membership until 30 June 2021
$17.50 for membership until 30 June 2020
$52.50 for membership until 30 June 2021
Concession $15 for membership until 30 June current financial year $15 for membership until 30 June current financial year
Associate $25 for for membership until 30 June current financial year $25 for membership until 30 June current financial year

Important note

In line with changes to our constitution, which were adopted in May 2018, YWCA Canberra will be moving to a financial year membership from 1 July 2019, with an annual fee period from 1 July – 30 June.

This will help provide consistency around membership status for all members and make the renewal process easier with a once a year membership drive.

The above change to the fees affects full memberships only. Concessions and associate memberships will also move to a financial year membership but discounts will not be made available. Members are still welcome to join YWCA Canberra at any time in the year.

Still have questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions, or email Leah Dwyer at or call on 6185 2000.


1. Choose your membership type

Are you a new or existing member

2. Your details

YWCA Canberra is committed to ensuring that our membership and events are accessible and engaging to a wide range of people within our commuinty. If you identify with one of the following we invite you to share your identity with us.

YWCA Canberra is currently undertaking a mapping exercise of the knowledge base within our membership. We are inviting members to provide details of your qualifications and expertise. Should you wish to participate please respond below. (250 character limit)

3. Want to help us continue to make a difference to the lives of Canberran women, men and children?

YWCA Canberra values the financial support we receive through donations. As a not-for-profit organisation we use our funding carefully to meet the needs of the Canberra community. Your donation will assist us in our work to provide important programs and services, including housing for women and their families facing homelessness and leadership opportunities for young women. All donations over $2 are tax deductable.


3. Pay via credit card

A total payment amount of including GST will be made via:

YWCA Canberra is a Public Benevolent Institution registered as a Charity endorsed with both Tax-exempt status and DGR (Deductible Gift Recipient) status.

ABN (Australian Business Number): 48 008 389 151
CFN (Charitable Fundraising Number): L19002824

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