Types and Fees

Bunbury Bowling and Social Club offers the following categories of memberships:

Full Member

Subscription: $200 per annum

A person of or above the age of eighteen (18) years entitled to exercise the full privileges of the Club shall be classed as a Full Member. A Full member has full voting rights and any other rights conferred on members by these Rules or approved by resolution at a General Meeting or determined by the Committee.

Life Member

Subscription: No fee applies

A person recommended by the Management Committee to an Annual General Meeting of the Club for outstanding services to the Club and is elected at such meeting shall become a Life Member of the Club. Such person must have demonstrated long and conspicuous service.

Full and existing Life Members of the Club shall be entitled to submit a written proposal for Life Membership to the Management Committee for consideration.

A Life Member is exempt from paying membership fees and shall enjoy all the privileges of a Full Member.
Only one nomination per year shall be made to the Management Committee. Voting shall be conducted as in By Law 11 (Ballot Procedure).

Restricted Member

Subscription: $100 per annum

A person of or above the age of eighteen (18) years may apply to become a Restricted Member and enjoy the privileges of the Club.

A Restricted Member shall not be eligible:

  1. To stand for any office on any committee within the Club, although they may be co-opted to serve on any sub-committee within the Club.
  2. To propose or second any application for membership of the Club.
  3. To participate in any organised bowling events with the exception of Corporate Bowls but may practise on available greens, at any time.
  4. To vote at any General Meetings of the Club.

Social Member

Subscription: $20 per annum

A person of or above the age of eighteen (18) years may apply to become a Social Member and enjoy the privileges of the Club.

A Social Member shall not be eligible:

  1. To stand for any office on any committee within the Club, although they may be co-opted to serve on any sub-committee within the Club.
  2. To propose or second any application for membership of the Club.
  3. To participate in any bowling events with the exception of Corporate Bowls.
  4. To vote at any General Meetings of the Club.

Junior Member

Subscription: $50 per annum

A person under the age of eighteen (18) years may apply to become a Junior Member and enjoy the privileges of the Club.

A Junior Member shall not be eligible:

  1. To stand for any office on any committee within the Club, although they may be co-opted to serve on any sub-committee within the Club.
  2. To propose or second any application for membership of the Club..
  3. To vote at any general meeting of the Club.
  4. To consume alcohol or smoke cigarettes or any electronic smoking device anywhere on the Club premises.

Reciprocal Member

Subscription: No fee applies

A person who is currently a financial member of another bowling club affiliated with RWABA or with a similar club in any other Australian State or Territory, shall be entitled to all the privileges of the Club but shall not be eligible:

  1. To stand for any office on any committee within the Club.
  2. To propose or second any application for membership of the Club.
  3. To participate in pennant bowls or any Club championship events.
  4. To use the greens except at the specific invitation of a full Club member.
  5. To vote at any general meetings of the Club.

Honorary Member

Subscription: No fee applies

Honorary membership may be granted without fees to the Club Patron, the Mayor of the City of Bunbury and such dignitaries and sponsors of the Club as the Management Committee shall determine from time to time.

An Honorary Member shall enjoy all the privileges of a Full Member but is ineligible to vote or hold any office of the Club.

Temporary Member

Subscription: No fee applies

A person who on any day is visiting the Club:

  1. As a member or official of, or a person assisting a team that is to contest a pre-arranged event in lawn bowls or other competition that day, or
  2. At the invitation of a member to engage in that sport on that day, or
  3. May for the purposes of “the Act” be taken as a person who is accorded Temporary Membership.