Membership Terms & Conditions

The following outlines the terms and conditions in becoming a Professional Member of the Australian Breastfeeding Association.

Membership fees

Upon receipt of the Membership fee, you are registered as a Professional Member of the Australian Breastfeeding Association.  Membership fees are payable in advance annually or quarterly, with rates for the different types of membership approved by the Board of Directors.  No concession rebate is available.

For existing and new members, membership is calculated from the date of joining.

Changing membership details

Only the named Member or person authorised in writing by the named Member may request a change in membership details.

Cancellation of membership

A Member may cancel their membership at any time by providing either verbal or written notification to the Australian Breastfeeding Association, provided both the person making the request and the membership concerned can be positively verified.

Refund policy

The Australian Breastfeeding Association reserves the right to provide any refunds. Please note that payments including membership fees and eLearning module fees are non-refundable.   Pro-rata refunds for membership are not available.

Security capabilities and policy for transmission of payment card details

All credit card transactions will be undertaken with best practice security. The Australian Breastfeeding Association website does not capture or store credit card information. Payments will be processed using Stripe system, which is a secure electronic payment gateway service provided by


Currency listed on the Australian Breastfeeding Association website and currency of transaction is in Australian dollars and inclusive of GST.

Lapsing of membership

Any Member whose fee is overdue for more than one (1) day will cease to be a professional member of the Association and will not be entitled to access any benefits and entitlements of membership.

When a Professional Member renews their membership full Professional Members access will resume.

Membership verification

All Professional Members will use their email address as a unique membership identifier.

Voting rights

Professional Membership of the Australian Breastfeeding Association does not give any Member rights under the Australian Breastfeeding Association constitution, and Professional Members cannot hold the right to vote in Board Elections or at the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Breastfeeding Association.  Voting rights can only be held by Individual Members of the Australian Breastfeeding Association.

Personal information use and disclosure

The Australian Breastfeeding Association complies with all relevant Commonwealth and State legislation governing its operations.  For further details, please refer to the Privacy Policy available on the Association’s website.