Become a member today to be a part of the transition to a food system that sustains healthy and flourishing communities and ecosystems

Our annual membership fees



We welcome individual memberships. Please contact us via for more information.


Not for Profit organisations
+ Businesses

Sliding scale depending on organisational size and turnover.

Suggested membership as follows:

$150: Small community groups with budgets under $250,000

$375: Organisations / businesses with more than 5 staff and budgets under $250,000

$500: Organisations / businesses with budgets under $1mil

$1000: Organisations / businesses with budgets over $1mil


+ Industry associations
+ Local / state governments

+ Public sector organisations 

+ Large businesses


Suggested membership as follows:

$1500: Small Organisations / Institutions / businesses with budgets up to $2 mn

$2250: Medium Organisations / Institutions/ businesses with budgets up to $10 mn

$3500: Large Organisations / Institutions / businesses with budgets over to $10 mn

Become a member

By becoming a member you and/or your organisation are investing in building a better food system that benefits all Australians.

Members of the Sustain: The Australian Food Network work together towards building a healthy, sustainable and fair food system that benefits all Australians.


Value of Sustain Membership

  • Collaborate as part of a community of practice, sharing lessons and learning from research, policy and project work.
  • Invitations and discounts to events and conferences organised by Sustain
  • Discounted access to research and consultancy and event services
  • Connect to emerging research collaborations in food security, and food law, policy and governance
  • Receive a highlighted listing on the online Australian Food Systems Network
  • Work with students and interns as part of a community-engaged learning program
  • Be named and have a profile on the Sustain website, showcasing existing policies, strategies, programs, initiatives and achievements
  • Link to affiliated national and international alliances and coalitions, such as the Right to Food Coalition
  • Access to our social media and e-newsletter followers through featured content


There are many additional ways that Sustain can also help you:

  • Our network is multi-layered and we are well connected with Government, philanthropy, other food system organisations and engaged individuals. Get in touch today to see how we can work together for a better food system.

Join our current members

Local Government
+ Academia

Individual members

  • Dr Beverley Wood
  • Sandra Murray
  • Deborah Garlick

Not for Profits
+ Businesses
+ Industry Networks

  • Community Volunteers Australia New Zealand
  • Melbourne Farmers Markets
  • Food Fossickers, Bendigo
  • My Local Feast Farmers Market
  • HomeGrown Me
  • Slow Food Melbourne
  • Willunga GreenLight EcoMarket
  • The Community Grocer
  • EPIC Project, Yarra Ranges
  • The Hills Food Frontier
  • Cultivating Community
Become a member