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Who can become a CCWA member?

We welcome membership applications from community organisations that share a commitment to nature conservation and environmental protection in Western Australia.

By becoming a member of the Conservation Council of WA, your organisation will be part of a vibrant, democratic network of nearly 100 community environmental organisations.

Your group will have the opportunity to work alongside other member groups, contribute to state-wide environmental campaigns, shape organisational policy and access our services and support.

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Benefits of becoming a CCWA member group

In your corner, on your side

  • We promote positive change to legislation and policy for a more sustainable WA
  • We help make government and industry accountable by ensuring transparency and ensuring conservation has a strong voice which continues to be heard
  • We meet regularly with ministers, politicians and government agencies highlighting member concerns and issues
  • As the peak environment body within the state, we are the first point of contact for independent comment on environmental and sustainability issues in the media
  • CCWA representatives sit on a number of government-appointed committees and consultation groups

Advice and support when it counts

  • We strive to provide access to political and media contacts to ensure that your voice is heard
  • Strategic campaign advice and access to advocacy tools
  • We can help with queries relating to legislation, policy, and writing submissions
  • We provide training sessions, workshops, and seminars to help build skills and capacity, and to discuss current environment and sustainability issues

Benefit from our extensive network and contacts

  • We have an extensive environmental network and can put you in contact with other environment groups so you can share ideas, strategies, resources, and expertise
  • We maintain relationships with industry and other peak civil society organisations
  • We keep you up to date with the latest news from our sector, including email updates, seminars and events

Celebrating your work and your achievements with you

  • We can help promote your group and its activities through our website, social media, and our extensive network
  • All members have an opportunity to nominate for the annual CCWA Western Australian Community Conservation Awards

If you would like to discuss membership or find out more about how you can sign up, please reach out to: Membership Coordinator Dylan Storer | [email protected]