Current Fees and Entitlements

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP RATES

Individual Member: $20.00

Business with 1-3 EFT* Employees: $50

Business with 4-10 EFT Employees: $100

Business with 11-20 EFT Employees: $200

Business with over 20 EFT Employees: $300

*Equivalent Full Time

You can sign up via our online form here.

Membership Benefits:

  • You will be part of a collaborative representative group that wields powerful advocacy and lobbying ability for the needs of our business community
  • You will receive regular correspondence including newsletters, notifications of Chamber events, invitations to Annual General MeetingsĀ and important notifications affecting members
  • Members receive the latest news about Chamber activities, meetings and public events via our enewsletter. This is delivered electronically to all members monthly. Our latest enewsletter is here.
  • You can attend any of our networking events, the Seafood Festival and other selected Chamber events free of charge
  • The Chamber will advocate on your behalf for issues that align with our association roles upon request

What we do:

  • Liaise with and advocate to local government, politicians, members of parliament and government subsidiary organisations on issues that affect our community and its economic development, often taking a lead role on issues that are important to our members
  • We represent our members and contribute to leadership groups, tourism advisory groups, and specific committees within our community to voice the concerns and issues affecting our members
  • We facilitate events such as the Apollo Bay Seafood & Local Produce Festival, WinterWild, A Day in the Bay and on occasion other public or member networking events with the aims of promoting our visitor economy, creating a more collaborative business community and celebrating our region as a great place to live
  • We use ongoing funding negotiated through the sale of the Great Ocean Road marathon to enable an annual grants or sponsorship program
  • We support our members and the community by internal promotion within the association

Note: Businesses who have a business service package with Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism (GORRT) may be eligible for complimentary membership.