Associate Membership

Associate Membership is available to broader stakeholders who would like to keep informed of (and potentially be involved in) the dairy manufacturing industry's activities in sustainability. Examples of eligible organisations include government agencies and non-commercial industry or research groups, although industry service providers and customers will be considered on application. 

Benefits of Associate Membership

• Allowance for 1 participant to attend the open section of all DMSC environmental forums
    • There are a minimum of 3 DMSC forums held per year
    • DMSC forums typically consist of a restricted Company Members-only morning session and an open afternoon session that Associate Members, presenters and other leading industry representatives are invited to.
  • Remote webinar access (limited to a single participant) to all DMSC forum open sessions for an Associate Member unable to attend meeting in person.
  • Access to webinar recordings of open session presentation upon request.
  • Ability to network with key Australian dairy manufacturing sustainability personnel and industry stakeholders.
  • Ability to maintain an awareness of evolving dairy manufacturing sustainability challenges and current industry focus. 
  • Ability to maintain an awareness of and access to technology, policy and funding opportunities that have been pre-screened as commercially relevant to Australian dairy manufacturers. 

Cost

Annual Associate Membership Fees are $1,100 per organisation (inc GST).

Associate Membership of the Dairy Manufacturers’ Sustainability Council during 2016/17 is shown below.