Joining & Rules

THE GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG ASSOCIATION of WA (Inc)

 Please bear in mind that every GSD owner has the responsibility of caring for the breed. Be ethical. Please don’t play around with training that is not meant for us at this point in time. In the G.S.D.A. of W.A. you find the W.A. custodians of the breed. We are actively involved in training, showing and breeding, and in helping ordinary pet owners to learn how to enjoy their lovely dogs to the utmost with Happy Training!
Come and join us, bring your wonderful German Shepherd Dog for training classes in Obedience, for Agility, for Tracking or for the exciting Conformation Shows!
There are enjoyable sessions ahead of you, there are tremendous competitions and as for the thrill of winning – well, you’ve “gotta be in it to win it!”

 

THE GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG ASSOCIATION of WA (Inc).

 HOW TO JOIN OUR ASSOCIATION

 

In order to ensure you are on our membership list and receive your benefits you must ensure the full payment AND application form is received by the association

Download the application for membership form

Fill in the details as requested

Then you can attach a cheque and post into the association’s P.O. Box
G.S.D.A. of W.A. (Inc.) G.P.O. Box1299 CITY DELIVERY CENTRE PERTH W.A. 6895

OR    

Bring the payment (cash or cheque) AND application form to your training ground

OR         

You can make the payment directly into the association’s bank account – WESTPAC ACCOUNT # 400227     BSB # 036 064   

Note if you choose this option the form MUST be either posted OR taken to training as above OR scan and send directly to the Membership officer – Faye Ramsden    fayes2@optusnet.com.au with the reference number clearly marked.

New Membership Application

HOW TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP WITH OUR ASSOCIATION

In order to ensure you are on our membership list and receive your benefits you must ensure the full payment AND application form is received by the association

Download the application for membership form

Fill in the details as requested

Then you can attach a cheque and post into the association’s P.O. Box
G.S.D.A. of W.A. (Inc.) G.P.O. Box1299 CITY DELIVERY CENTRE PERTH W.A. 6895

OR    

Bring the payment (cash or cheque) AND application form to your training ground

OR         

You can make the payment directly into the association’s bank account –
WESTPAC ACCOUNT # 400227     BSB # 036 064   

Note if you choose this option the form MUST be either posted OR taken to training as above OR scan and send directly to the Membership officer – Faye Ramsden    fayes2@optusnet.com.au with the reference number clearly marked.

 Renewal Membership Application

Types Of Memberships

Single Membership :

Any person eighteen (18) years or over shall be eligible for single membership.

Double Membership :

Any person and their spouse or de facto partner shall be eligible for double membership.

Family Membership :

A family Membership shall be for Parent/s and bona fide dependent children up to eighteen (18) years of age, Grandparents and bona fide grandchildren up to eighteen (18) years of age and Official Guardians and children under the guardianship up to eighteen (18) years of age, such children shall be eligible for all the privileges of junior membership.

Junior Membership :

The Association may admit as a Junior Member any person under eighteen (18) years of age, who owns or part owns a German Shepherd Dog, on payment of such subscription as the members at a properly constituted General Meeting shall decide. Junior Members may not hold office nor vote at any General Meeting but may exercise such other privileges as are from time to time decided by the members at a properly constituted General Meeting.

Country Membership :

Any person(s) residing in excess of 50kms from the GPO Perth may be admitted as a country member on payment of such subscription as the members at a properly constituted General Meeting shall decide.

Life Membership:             

The Office Bearers of the Management Committee may, with the consent of a General Meeting, confer Life Membership upon any member in recognition of  valuable service rendered to the Association provided the listed conditions are met (The conditions can be found under 11.7 of the GSDA of WA Domestic Rules)

Honorary Membership :

Any person visiting this state who is a bona fide financial member of any other German Shepherd Association or Club or Council may be made an Honorary member of the Association and shall during such visit be granted all rights and privileges of a member, except the right to hold office or vote at any Association meetings, provided that such membership he limited to eight (8) weeks. (Approval may be granted by any member of the Executive.)

Associate Membership:

Any person may become an Associate Member on payment of such subscription as the members at a properly constituted General Meeting shall decide. The privileges of Associate Membership of the GSDA of WA (Inc) shall consist of the right to attend any General Meeting, as an observer only, and, subject to age constraints, (under eighteen (18) years of age), the right to compete as a junior handler in GSDA of WA (Inc) point score competitions.