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

Support our Food Justice Drive  – growing fresh, local produce for the most vulnerable in the community at the Melbourne Food Hub. For every new or renewing organisational or business member, or 6 individual members, we will donate 1 Biofilta Foodcube (that’s 25kg of food, per cube, each year!).

Our annual membership fees

Member Tier Member Rate Join
Individual membership AUD 30 per year
Not for Profit Organisations
Sliding scale depending on organisational turnover.
Member Tier Member Rate Join
Not for Profit – Small
(budget < AUD 250,000 p.a.)
AUD 150 per year
Not for Profit – Medium
(budget > AUD 250,000 p.a.)
AUD 375 per year
Not for Profit – Large
(budget > AUD 750,000 p.a.)
AUD 500 per year
Business / Academic / Government
+ Industry associations
+ Local / state governments

+ Public sector organisations
+ Large businesses
+ Institutions i.e Tafe and Universities
Member Tier Member Rate Join
Rural / Regional AUD 750 per year
Metro* / State / Federal AUD 1,000 per year

* includes all capital cities being Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and Hobart.

By becoming a member you and/or your organisation are investing in building a better 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.