On this page you will find information on becoming a member of Dog Guide Handlers Australia, a membership form that can be completed on-line, a downloadable membership form, and options for paying your membership.
Membership of DGHA is in two categories;
- Full Membership:
Any Australian who is blind or vision impaired, who uses a dog guide.
“Dog Guide Handler” includes any Australian resident who currently uses a dog guide, past dog guide handlers, handlers who are in between dog guides, and are awaiting a replacement dog, any person registered as a client of a dog guide school to receive a dog guide, or any person exercising as an owner-trainer, who has an accredited dog guide.
- Associate Membership:
Any other person who is sighted, blind or vision impaired, who supports the objectives of DGHA.
We encourage employees of dog guide organisations to join, trainers, instructors and puppy raisers are welcome.
To join DGHA, please complete the on-line membership form below. Alternatively, download a DGHA Membership Form (RTF format) and submit it with the applicable membership fee.
The cost of membership to join DGHA is a once only payment, for lifetime membership.
Full Membership: $20.00.
Associate Membership: $10.00.
DGHA Membership Form
This is an on-line membership form to enable new members to apply to join DGHA
Once your membership application has been approved, there are two options for making your membership payment.
- Pay by direct deposit, with an electronic funds transfer, bank account details.
- Pay online using your PayPal account, or using your credit card, with secure PayPal, click on the Donate button below.
Pay with PayPal
Pay online using your PayPal account, or using your credit card, with secure PayPal, use the Donate button below.
Pay using Funds Transfer
For direct deposit into the DGHA bank account please use these details:
Account Name: Dog Guide Handlers Australia.
Bank: ANZ Bank
BSB Number: 016484
Account Number: 268410756
Payment description for electronic funds payments:
To identify your payment and ensure that we enter it in our database correctly, please make sure to include the descriptor “Mship” and the initial of your first name, and your full last name in the payee description provided by your bank. If your bank does not allow this type of descriptor, please use your phone number instead.
If you have any problems, please don’t hesitate to contact us