Scout Association Membership Renewal Fee
Each year on the 31st March (end of the Scout Year) each member is required to pay an annual membership renewal fee to the Scout Association of Australia, Queensland Branch.
Membership renewal fees and new Member fees include:
All World Organisation of the Scout Movement membership fees; and
Scouts Australia affiliation fees; and
Scouts Australia eLearning and New Youth Program levy; and
Additional funding from 2019 for the availability of Group Management Software; and Youth Members
Youth Member renewal fees at 1st April 2021 - $163.00
There is a one time new member enrolment fee which is charged on a pro rata basis dependant on the month you join ($163 April 2021)
Youth Members renewing membership at end of March 2021 will be invoiced $78 in April and $78 in October 2021
Unit Fees are charged at $50 per term per Scout for the use of materials used for weekly programs
The Equipment Levy is $25 per scout per term. This Fee is paid to the Group Committee to contribute to the equipment provided. Eg. Camping, cooking, hiking equipment as well as providing new and safe equipment.
Please note that all fees are to be paid promptly, within 14 days of receipt of invoice issued by Gumdale Scout Group
Gumdale Scout Group also accepts the FairPlay Voucher. Eligible Parents, Carers or Guardians can apply for a voucher from the Government valued up to $150 for each child, this can be used towards sport and active recreation membership, registration or participation fees, limited to 1 voucher per child per calendar year.
Due to the variable nature of camps or excursions, e.g. location, special equipment, qualified supervision, etc, costs are covered directly by those attending and will in invoiced accordingly.
Making Payment to the Group
Payment to the Group is to be by direct credit to the Group account. The details are:
Bank Westpac Banking Corporation
Account No 278464
Account Name Gumdale Scout Group
Please use your Scout's name as reference
Credit Card Payments
Credit card payments can be made via Operoo at the time of acceptance of the invitation to attend.
Cheques and Cash
Please note that we DO NOT accept cheques or cash payments