Member Information

At CheckUP we understand the issues, opportunities and challenges involved in the successful delivery of primary health care initiatives. With that knowledge we bring together a network of organisations with a proven track record of healthcare innovation united with the goal of creating healthier communities.

Our membership program strengthens our role as a connector of people and organisations. 

It is simple to become a member and each membership option comes with great benefits.

Why become a member? 

When you become a member, you join a community committed to creating impact in the health sector that eagerly shares its collective knowledge, expertise, and influence.  The more you get involved as a member, the more you stay connected, informed, and involved!

Voting members also have a direct influence on the strategic direction and leadership of CheckUP through their right to nominate and elect or be elected as Board directors; to vote on resolutions; and be heard at any general meeting. 

Stay connected!

  • Expand your networks by regularly engaging with key strategic stakeholders.
  • Increase your visibility by having your events, programs, training sessions and job opportunities shared in our eNewsletter.
  • Attend free member networking events.

Stay informed!

  • Build expertise and better understand the state of the primary health sector and emerging health workforce trends.
  • Receive regular CheckUP e-newsletters to keep you abreast of current issues and trends.
  • Free copy of the annual CheckUP Health in Focus report.
  • Leverage and share knowledge, expertise and resources with other member organisations.

Stay involved!

  • Strengthen your capacity for action through training and networking opportunities, accessing resources, and sharing knowledge and best practices.
  • Provide input into policy development and advocacy initiatives.
  • Create organisational efficiencies using our wide range of business support services.
  • Nominate a representative to attend and vote at CheckUP General Meetings.
  • Provide input into the annual CheckUP Health in Focus report.

Member categories

CheckUP will have two membership categories as of 1 July 2022. 

Historically CheckUP has only had Organisational Members. A new Supporter category is for individuals who believe in CheckUP’s vision of better health for people and communities who need it most.

Category

Voting status

Fee

Organisational member

Voting member

$500 per annum (ex GST)

Supporter

Non-voting

Free

  • Download our membership flyer here.
  • Download our membership renewal flyer here.

Want to become a member? Fill out our online form. We'd love to have you join our community!

Organisational Member

Eligibility

Our Board Membership Policy reflects the obligations of CheckUP with respect to the administration of a member base.  As detailed in Clause 3.2 of the Constitution, membership is open to any organisation that: 

  • Is a corporation, incorporated association or any other form of organisation (whether or not incorporated) which the Board determines may be treated as an organisation for the purposes of becoming a Member;

  • Meets the membership eligibility criteria prescribed from time to time by the Board for the relevant class of membership;

  • Demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Board that it is supportive of or has a bona fide interest in the achievement of the objects of the Company;

  • Completes and lodges an application for membership in the form and manner, providing such supporting information, as may be from time to time prescribed by the Board;

  • Pays the entrance fee (if any) from time to time prescribed by the Board when lodging the application for membership; and  

  • Is accepted to membership by resolution of the Board.  

Benefits

  • Voting rights at CheckUP Board Director elections.

  • CheckIN monthly newsletter.

  • Free attendance at face-to-face Queensland Primary Health Care Network quarterly meetings (usually $50 per attendee).

  • Discounts for CheckUP events and forums (25%).

  • Invitations to CheckUP member-only events (e.g., Christmas member mingle).

  • Face-to-face networking opportunities with CheckUP members and stakeholders providing a forum to connect with other like-minded organisations.

  • Membership certificate posted upon payment of annual invoice.

  • At least one face-to-face meeting with CheckUP CEO or representative per year.

Supporter

Eligibility

This category is open to individuals only and can include individuals of member organisations. 

Supporters will have similar benefits to members, except they will not have voting rights for Board elections.  Supporters will self-register through the CheckUP website.  No formal approval process by the Board is required for supporters.

Benefits

  • CheckIN monthly newsletter.
  • Invitations to CheckUP events/forums/meetings.
  • Discounts for CheckUP events and forums (10%).
  • Networking opportunities at CheckUP events.

How to join

The standard procedure of the membership joining process is illustrated in the below steps.

  • Step 1: Complete an online application form on the CheckUP website. 
  • Step 2: Receive confirmation of application receipt.
  • Step 3: Organisational Member applications undergo a review by CheckUP board.
  • Step 4: Receive notification of membership decision.
  • Step 5: If accepted as Organisational Member, complete the payment of the membership fee.
  • Step 6: Receive membership confirmation email.

Additional information

If your application is accepted, your name and address, must be recorded in a register of members and be made available to other members, upon request, under section 27 of the Associations Incorporated Act.
You can access or correct personal information (your name and address) by contacting CheckUP on 07 3105 8300 or via info@checkup.org.au.