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Membership of the QSGA is open to all commercial strawberry producers (ordinary members), plant nurseries (propagators) and businesses/individuals who service and support the strawberry industry (associate members).

From 1 January 2024 there is a new Membership available:

Legacy Member – Shall be any individual, corporation or partnership who has ceased engagement or operation in the commercial production of strawberry fruit in Queensland. The term of the membership shall be five years with the first three membership years having a voting right and the remaining two years shall have no voting rights. This membership is eligible for election to the management committee positions and office bearing positions.

Please note: The Membership year for QSGA runs from 1 January to 31 December.

Ordinary Membership – $165 (Growers only)

Not only does your membership fee contribute to promoting the industry and supporting the operations of the Industry Development Officer, but as a member, you have the added value of the following:

  • The opportunity to vote on key issues at the general meetings (grower members only)
  • The ability to be heard and have a direct influence on the direction of the industry
  • Direct access to an organisation that aims to continually improve the communication network and distribution of relevant information to members
  • A united community of growers and businesses associated with the industry that can work towards common goals and has a strong, combined voice when lobbying government and market leaders to help ensure the success of all businesses within the strawberry industry
  • Exclusive access to industry webinars & resources funded by QSGA
  • Using a code provided by office@qldstrawberries.com.au you can get a 12.5% discount off all items in the Growcom Workplace Relations Shop
  • A “paid in full” tax invoice will be emailed to you upon receipt of your membership fee

Legacy Membership – FREE (Growers only) – 5-year maximum membership term

As a member, you have the added value of the following:

  • The opportunity to vote on key issues at the general meetings (Year 1-3 of Legacy Membership only)
  • The ability to still be heard and have an influence on the direction of the industry
  • Direct access to an organisation that aims to continually improve the communication network and distribution of relevant information to members
  • A united community of growers and businesses associated with the industry that can work towards common goals and has a strong, combined voice when lobbying government and market leaders to help ensure the success of all businesses within the strawberry industry

Please Note: If you are an existing Grower Member who is no longer growing you can switch your membership to become a Legacy Member for FREE when you renew your membership.

Associate Membership – $220 (Associated businesses or Individuals)

Associate memberships are open to individuals, businesses and enterprises which service and support the strawberry industry. Benefits include:

  • The opportunity to present on key issues at the general meetings
  • The ability to be heard and have a direct influence on the direction of the industry
  • Direct access to an organisation that aims to continually improve the communication network and distribution of relevant information to members
  • A united community of growers and businesses associated with the industry that can work towards common goals and has a strong, combined voice when lobbying government and market leaders to help ensure the success of all businesses within the strawberry industry
  • Priority access to engagement opportunities at industry events
  • Ability to provide promotions direct to growers via the QSGA office
  • A copy of the Australian Berry Journal by post each quarter
  • A “paid in full” tax invoice will be emailed to you upon receipt of your membership fee

Propagator Membership – $165

Propagator memberships are open to nurseries who provide runner plants and plug plants into the Queensland strawberry industry. Benefits include:

  • The opportunity to present on key issues at the general meetings
  • The ability to be heard and have a direct influence on the direction of the industry
  • Direct access to an organisation that aims to continually improve the communication network and distribution of relevant information to members
  • A united community of growers and businesses associated with the industry that can work towards common goals and has a strong, combined voice when lobbying government and market leaders to help ensure the success of all businesses within the strawberry industry
  • Priority access to engagement opportunities at industry events
  • Ability to provide promotions directly to growers via the QSGA office
  • A single copy of the Australian Berry Journal by post each quarter
  • A “paid in full” tax invoice will be emailed to you upon receipt of your membership fee