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There are three membership types in the Dorper Sheep Society of Australia Inc.
Full Membership Level
Breeder of registered Sheep- Full Blood and/or Percentage
Access to ABRI- sheep registration facility
Receives all Society publications- includes Newsletters, Bulletins, the Annual Magazine, emails, mail outs and memos.
Tier 2 Membership
This extra membership is available to Full Financial Members of the DSSA.
Allows a discount rate on registration fees.
Tier 2 membership is designed to encourage larger flocks to register their sheep. Any breeder
registering more than 84 sheep in the year should investigate the advantages
Tier 2 membership may offer.
Breeder of unregistered, commercial sheep
Receives Society publications- includes Newsletters, Bulletins, the Annual Magazine and selected correspondence.
No voting rights at Federal level, can vote at Regional meetings.
Eighteen years of age or younger
Breeder of registered sheep- 20 Maximum
Same rights as a full member with the exception of commercial voting rights
Benefits available to Members
- Online Service Centre – www.dorper.com.au
- Society Service Centre providing guidance and information.
- Representation on the Society web site.
- Access to education courses and practical workshops.
- Contact with a national network of proactive breeders.
- Access to up to date industry information and outcomes.
- Society marketing and promotion with access to Society fliers, brochures, member postage labels etc
- Invitation to participate in sponsored National stud sales and National shows.
- Access to Society promotional items.
- Opportunity for Committee involvement at different levels.
The Society membership is divided into Regions incorporating the relevant states i.e;
Western Region (WA),
Central Region (SA & NT)
Southern Region (VIC & TAS)
Eastern Region (NSW)
North Eastern Region (QLD).
Each region has a Committee run by breeders and from this Committee two Federal Delegates are elected. Federal Delegates are the voice for their region and the decision makers of the Society.