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Society or association memberships

Member information guide

Society or association memberships

A society or association may be defined as a relationship between persons carrying out an activity for the benefit of the group, such as a society, organisation, strata, social club, charity, not for profit organisation, incorporated body, or co-operative. These types of groups will usually have a governing “committee” for such groups comprising of president/chair, treasurer and secretary.

What do I need to open a membership for a society or association?

To set up a membership and accounts for your society or association, you will need to provide copies of the following documents:

Step 1
Prepare your documents

You will need to provide a copy of minutes from your last committee meeting stating:

  • The membership and account is to be opened at P&N Bank.
  • The committee members to be added as authorised signatories.
  • How many signatures will be required to operate the account.
  • Signed by at least two named signatories.

Step 2
Attend a branch

All signatories will need to open a membership profile with P&N Bank. You can do this by attending a branch with the required documents and primary photo identification or by returning certified copies to:
PO Box 8609, Perth BC 6849

Step 3
Complete a request form

Complete and sign a non personal membership application form and finalise your membership.

Is the society or association an incorporated body?
You will also need to provide:

  • A copy of your rules or constitution.
  • A certificate of Incorporation.

Is your society or association a not for profit?
You will also need to provide:

  • Confirmation of registration from the Australian Charities and Not For Profit Commission.

For more information contact us on 13 25 77.

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