Become an RQI member
Show your support for the reconciliation movement. Membership with Reconciliation Queensland entitles you to:
- Invitations to attend a range of events, forums and AGMs
- Vote and stand for election on Reconciliation Queensland’s Management Committee
- Access to member resources
- Networking and collaboration
Membership follows the financial year: 1 July – 30 June
Who can join
RQI membership is open to individuals, organisations (government and non-government), corporations and businesses.
RQI membership is targeted to any group or person interested in reconciliation activities, learning and working with Indigenous Queenslanders and participating in the community.
If you work with an Indigenous organisation, local reconciliation group, collective or other non-profit community group, you may like to consider purchasing an organisational membership. Businesses and government organisations are encouraged to join as corporate members.
Sponsors, including individual and community philanthropists, are invited to become partners with our organisation.
RQI annual membership fees
- Individual membership: full price $20
- Individual membership: concession $5 (For full time students or pensioners.)
- Organisation (non-profit) $60
- Corporate (government departments/business) $200.00
As a concession member, you’ll receive access to all our services, publications and discounts.
- Concession membership is only offered to full-time students and current Australian pension cardholders. We do not offer discounted membership for other concession cardholders.
- Students need to be currently enrolled in full-time study in a certificate or higher course in Australia.
- Proof of eligibility for student, concession and affiliate memberships must be provided.
Your membership will be valid for the financial year upon joining. Membership fees are due on the 1st of July annually. A reminder notice will be sent out annually in June to align with NAIDOC week.
Six-monthly membership fees are only applicable to members joining within the months December to June each year.
To renew your membership, simply download an RQI membership Form [PDF] and mail it in to us.
Remember to complete the credit card details or send us your payment by cheque or money order. Your membership will not activate until you payment has been received.
If you would like to know more, please contact us.
One year’s membership with RQI costs $60. Eligibility for this membership includes all non-profit organisations, incorporated and non-incorporated community groups and small businesses (sole trader or staffing 10 or under).
As a member, your organisation will receive access to all our services, publications, plus the following:
- A 50% discount on individual memberships for staff and/or members.This means that your staff and/or members will be able to purchase their own individual membership (affiliate) at a discounted rate.
- Free promotion of the reconciliation activities conducted by your organisation on the RQI website Events page.
- Contact details and description of your organisation listed on the RQI website.
One year’s membership with RQI costs $200. Eligibility for this membership includes all profit based organisations, businesses (staffing over 10), corporations and government bodies.
As a Corporate Member, your organisation will receive access to all our services, publications, plus the following:
- A 50% discount on individual memberships for staff and/or members.
- Free promotion of the reconciliation activities conducted by your organisation.
- 1 corporate certificate verifying RQI membership.
This means that your staff and/or members will be able to purchase their own individual membership (affiliate) at a discounted rate or contact us for other registration and payment options.
Members/staff of the following organisations, businesses and bodies are eligible to take out an RQI affiliate membership at a discounted rate. Current organisational and corporate members of RQI are:
- Reconciliation Australia
- Noonga Reconciliation Group
- Queensland Studies Authority
RQI operates as an advocate on a broad range of issues concerning the human rights of Indigenous Australians and the role of Reconciliation within Queensland today.
We also seek representation on committees and working groups providing strategic input or advocacy to the tourism and business industry, health, community and cultural development, housing and education at state and national levels.
If there is an issue in your community that you feel requires attention, please contact us and we will look into the matter to see what action can be taken.