Membership of Port Environment Centre

As a non-profit, incorporated organisation the Port Environment Centre (PEC) relies on a membership base to function effectively.

Show your support for the Port Environment Centre by becoming a member.

Share our ‘gathering place’, stay informed through our e-newsletter, connect with and support our local environment and attend our programs and events.

The Port Environment Centre Constitution requires that members apply as individuals and applications go to the Management Committee for approval. Members have 1 vote per member at PEC’s Annual General Meetings and Special General Meetings.

Port Environment Centre will hold our first AGM (our inaugural general meeting) on Wednesday 20 October 2021. In order to be a voting member at our first AGM, we’ll need to receive your membership application by 5pm Monday 27 September to allow time to process and approve your membership.

Members must agree to support the Values and Objects of the Port Environment Centre, as outlined at the bottom of this webpage.

Membership Fees

  • $10 per person, per year (full)
  • $5 per person, per year (concession)

We invite you to join / renew for up to 2 years if possible.

Membership fees contribute to Centre events, including the AGM.

Please fill out the online membership form. Paper copies are available at Port Environment Centre.

Contact us if you have any issues or concerns at membership@portenvironmentcentre.org.au

Prompt payment is appreciated. Please see below for details on how to make this payment.

HOW TO PAY

1. Electronic funds transfer

Account name: Port Environment Centre

BSB: 325 185

Account: 0379 8221

Please include your full name in the transactions details.

2. In person

Membership applications and payment can be accepted in person at Port Environment Centre during our opening hours.

VALUES

The values of the Port Environment Centre are ecological awareness, environmental sustainability, social justice, equity, diversity and Reconciliation and these values govern the management of the Centre.

OBJECTS

Informed by the values of the Port Environment Centre, and working from the Port Adelaide and local area, the objects of the Port Environment Centre are:

  1. To promote public interest, knowledge of and engagement in the environment and encourage and support community members to appreciate and protect the local environment
  2. To acknowledge and celebrate Kaurna and Aboriginal culture and connection to the natural environment and collaborate with local Aboriginal organisations and community members to share knowledge and practice
  3. To support the conservation and restoration of the coastal, marine and estuarine environment
  4. To provide information, community education, skill development and knowledge building towards conservation and restoration of the environment
  5. To support local volunteer environment groups and organisations with knowledge building, capacity enhancement and collaboration
  6. To provide a gathering and meeting place for environmental groups and organisations and facilitate opportunities for community members and organisations to be involved in environmental groups and activities
  7. To promote ecologically sustainable activities and development and support the community to live sustainably
  8. To work collaboratively with organisations and stakeholders towards sustainability and conservation and restoration of our natural environment
  9. To sponsor awards and/or prizes for activities promoting the appreciation, conservation and restoration of the environment.