By becoming a member of ACT Shelter you can contribute towards creating a more just and equitable society.

ACT Shelter has 53 organisational members and 28 individual members (as at February 2015). The organisational members currently include specific-interest peak non-profit non-government bodies, non-profit housing providers, and non-government welfare agencies including homeless service providers. Individuals are people who are interested in improving housing justice – some of these are tenants of social or community housing.

There are two categories of membership:

  • Individual membership is open to individuals of any age;

  • Organisational membership is open to organisations such as associations, cooperatives and institutions (payment is staggered, based on the size of the organisation).

To become a member:

  1. Read the aims of ACT Shelter – by becoming a member you endorse these aims.
  2. Complete the membership form:

Print out and complete the word version of the form and mail to us with payment


Join Online

To become a member please complete the ACT Shelter Membership Form and send, along with payment details, to ACT Shelter. 

For more information see ACT Shelter Rules of Association

Benefits of membership

Members of ACT Shelter:

  • Receive invitations to attend ACT Shelter forums which feature guest speakers and informative discussion around pertinent housing issues
  • Have their views on housing and homelessness issues for people on low to moderate incomes represented to Government, both locally and nationally
  • Be kept informed of important housing issues
  • Have access to the Member’s log-in area of the ACT Shelter website
  • Receive email updates and bulletins addressing critical housing issues and policy development
  • Have opportunities to develop links and networks with the housing sector
  • Participate in the governance of the association if you wish.

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If you are not interested in becoming a member of ACT Shelter at the moment but would like to receive our newsletter, please subscribe to the ACT Shelter eNews Update.