About Membership


Benefits of membership

Becoming a member of Arthritis NSW is one of the best ways to engage with our organisation. This involves payment of a modest annual membership fee which not only helps us to develop and deliver our services as we work towards our vision of Freedom from Arthritis, but also provides you with a number of unique member-only benefits which will keep you informed and potentially save you considerable money, such as:

  • Free delivery of our magazine Arthritis Matters, (current issue sent instantly via email + 2 printed copies delivered to your door).
  • Attractive discounts on all health education programs, services and kids camps
  • Automatic subscription to our free eNewsletter
  • Being part of an understanding and supportive community
  • Access to joining one of our Support Groups (where available)
Membership packages

All membership packages are for 12-months, effective from the date of purchase.

  • Adult: $49.50
  • Adult Concession / Student: $27.50
  • Family: $60.50
  • Family Concession: $44.00

Please see footnotes below or qualifying criteria.

If you have any questions in regards to these membership packages, please call us on 02 9857 3300 or email us.

For a copy of our Membership brochure click here.

How to become a member

You can register online by selecting New Member Registration on the menu at left, or you can call us on 02 9857 3300 with your credit card details and one of our staff will assist you.

Arthritis NSW Gift Membership

If someone you care about is living with arthritis, why not show you care with a Gift Membership to Arthritis NSW. Call us on 02 9857 3300 or download our Gift Membership Form, complete the required information and post it back to us.

Our Membership Community

Members of Arthritis NSW come from all walks of life, but they all belong to a unique community of nearly 3,000 people who, through our networks and service offerings, are given the opportunity to support each other and share their experiences.

Our Membership Promise

The three pillars of our membership program – Understanding | Support | Community – underpin the planning and delivery of our membership services as we work towards our organisation’s vision of Freedom from Arthritis.

Why become a member?


Be Heard

We advocate to key decision makers in government on issues that are important to you.

Be Informed

We provide information and resources to help you better manage your condition.

Be Supported

We provide the opportunity to meet new friends who understand the challenges you face, through our support groups and online communities.

Be Rewarded

We reward you with discounts on our education programs and health services.


Footnotes on Membership Packages:

  1. ‘Student’ memberships are available to people aged 18+ years who are enrolled in tertiary education and can provide a copy of their student ID card or other proof of enrollment.
  2. ‘Concession’ memberships are available to people who hold a concession card (not a senior citizen card) and receive the following types of pensions or payments: Age Pension, Bereavement Allowance, Carer Payment, Disability Support Pension, Newstart Allowance or Youth Allowance, Single Parenting Payment.
  3. Pricing of packages remains effective as from 1 October 2017.