Seeking New Members

Ethnic Council logo The Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District is seeking new members. New members should sign up before August 26th in order to participate in the Annual General Meeting.

Become a Member

The Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District is supported by organisational and individual members.

By becoming a member you will be:

  • Showing your support for multiculturalism and newly arrived communities in our region
  • Supporting us to advocate for and with multicultural communities

Member Benefits

Benefits of a membership with the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District include:

  • copies of the Quarterly newsletter Shep Talk
  • invitation to attend the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District’s General Meetings and Annual General Meetings
  • access to information regarding resources, services and events relevant to cultural and linguistically diverse communities
  • opportunity to attend and participate in local and regional events
  • organisation members can have access to meeting facilities equipped with up-to-date technology
  • support and advocacy provided by trained bilingual staff.

Interested in becoming a member?

Please download our membership application form below.

Download the Individual Membership Application Form
(For individuals)

Download the Community Membership Application Form
(For community groups)

N.B. Ethnic Council board members will supply proposers and seconders for all forms.

Email your completed from to The Secretary at

Membership lasts until September of each year when the Annual General Meeting is held. In August each year you will be invited to renew your membership. Your membership application will be forwarded to the Board of Directors for approval at their next board meeting, held monthly. All members agree to support multiculturalism and abide by the rules of the association. To read our association rules click here.

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