Queensland Maritime Museum (QMM) is a not for profit company limited by guarantee under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). Recognised for the role the museum plays in education, QMM is a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI) that is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) with the Australian Tax Office (ATO). QMM is also a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission (ACNC).
Queensland Maritime Museum Membership
Queensland Maritime Museum’s constitution includes membership to the organisation which is broken down into the categories of General, Corporate, Family, and Life. All of these categories allow for only one vote by a nominated ‘Delegate’. Members are people who wish to help guide our organisation and are, therefore, given voting rights and the opportunity to be appointed to the Board of Directors. There are no further benefits attached to this membership.
From our Constitution
- Applications for Membership are welcome and should be completed using [this] proforma approved by the Board. The Board may in its absolute discretion admit or refuse admission of any applicant for Membership. (Clause 4.3)
- Each person applying for General Membership, Family Membership or Corporate Membership shall in conjunction with the application for Membership, pay to the Secretary the applicable annual subscription. If the Membership applied for is not granted then all money so paid by the applicant shall be refunded to [the applicant] by the Company. (Clause 4.5)
- Membership of the Company is not transferable, the rights, privileges or benefits of Membership of the Company being personal to the Member. (Clause 4.7)
- If the full amount of the annual subscription fee for a Member is not received by the Secretary within 28 days after the due date for payment, the Membership of the Member shall without any further action lapse. (Clause 4.14)
If you’d like to be considered for membership of Queensland Maritime Museum, please complete the forms and pay your membership fees here: