Terms and Conditions of being a Member

There are six categories of membership:

An application for membership to HeartKids:

  • Must be made in writing on the appropriate form
  • Must be lodged with the Membership Coordinator
  • Is subject to approval or rejection by the Board

An applicant for membership who does become a member is entitled to exercise the rights of membership other than that of voting when their name is entered in the register of members.  Voting rights commence 90 days after their name is registered.

A right, privilege, or obligation of a person by reason of membership of HeartKids –

  • is not capable of being transferred or transmitted to another person; and
  • terminates upon the cessation of membership whether by death or resignation or otherwise.

HeartKids will keep and maintain a register of members containing –

  • the name and address of each member; and
  • the date on which each member’s name was entered in the register.
  • their category of membership and sub-category of membership if any is defined by the Board.

A member of HeartKids may resign  / leave the Association by giving notice in writing to the Association of their intention to resign / leave.

If the Board is of the opinion that a member has refused or neglected to comply with these terms and coonditions, or has been guilty of conduct unbecoming of a member or prejudicial to the interests of HeartKids, the Board may by resolution:

  • suspend that member from membership of HeartKids for a specified period; or
  • expel that member from HeartKids.


Victoria & Tasmania