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Our Classes of Membership

Notwithstanding their different classes of membership and varying obligations to the co-operative, all members shall have the rights and entitlements as provided for members in the Model Rules and the Act.

General Members
Operate a business actively and directly involved in the manufacturing, mining or engineering industries. General members must be committed to quality management and innovation and the process of continuous improvement. 

Patron Members
Organisations that, because of their special positions of leadership and influence in their respective areas of activity and business, will be able to bring to bear and make available, a contribution of particular skills, knowledge, advice, influence and assistance for the effective implementation of the policies and activities most suited to achieving the co-operative’s objects. 

Sponsor Members
Service providers to the manufacturing, mining or engineering industries and may join the co-operative in such numbers and from such areas of business as the Board may from time to time determine or require in accordance with the co-operative’s sponsorship policies and the provisions that new Sponsor members may join while the number of existing Sponsor members is equal to or greater than one third of the number of General members. 

Membership fees, effective 1 January 2016 (inclusive of GST).

Member Classification



Annual Membership
Fee ($)

General Member


Less than 20 Employees


General Member


21-49 Employees


General Member


More than 50 Employees


Sponsor Member




Patron member




  • All Membership Applications received by HunterNet Co-operative Ltd are submitted to the HunterNet Co-operative Ltd Monthly Board Meeting.
  • When Membership approved by HunterNet Co-operative Board, applicants receive a Welcome letter and tax invoice for one (1) years annual membership fees. Membership Approval is subject to these fees being paid. 

Online Membership Application Form

For further information on Membership, please contact our Project Directors,
Renae Gifford and Wayne Diemar, or email


  • 31 Mar 2014

    "HunterNet introduces Hunter industry to the strategic people in Defence".

  • 31 Mar 2014

    HunterNet helps Members be more innovative, work smarter and manage risk.

  • 31 Mar 2014

    “We see an opportunity and we think about how others can be part of that and work together with us.”

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