Membership

The Netball Queensland community has over 100,000 members who play, coach, officiate, administer and who love our amazing sport.

We have 79 Associations and over 300 clubs across the state offering opportunities to participate in netball from beginners to higher performance athletes.

This includes Come and Try days, NetSetGO programs for 5 to 10 year olds, school holiday and after school clinics, , social and competitive women’s, mixed and men’s competitions to name but a few.

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To be eligible to participate in a program, competition, carnival or event, offered by Netball Queensland or one of our Associations or clubs, you must be a registered member of Netball Queensland.

Being a registered member provides piece of mind and confidence that your club and/or Association is approved by Netball Queensland as the peak body for netball in Queensland and provides members with access to a wide range of benefits.  

All players, coaches, umpires, officials, committee members and regular volunteers must be registered through NetballConnect, our registration and competition management platform.

The following fees are payable by each playing and non-playing member through NetballConnect and are in addition to any fees that may be charged by Associations and/or clubs.

Annual Membership Fees (Registration) Fees 2022
The annual membership fee paid by participants, is a one-off fee which allows you to be involved in eligible netball competitions, carnivals and events across the calendar year. The annual Netball Queensland membership fees for 2022 are as follows:

Player (Junior and Senior)

$95.50

Non-Playing

$37.50

All fees are inclusive of GST.

Non-playing membership is for any person acting in the capacity of team coach, team manager, assistant coach, umpire, administrator, official, regular volunteer and/or other person who is not already registered as a playing member.

Other Membership Fees (Registration) Fees 2022
In addition to the annual membership, Netball Queensland offers a number of other membership types, enabling more people to participate in fit for purpose netball opportunities.

NetSetGo Program (5 to 10 years)

$89.50

Includes Netball Australia fee and gift pack

Player Season only

$48.00

Participation in a competition of up to 10 weeks

Event or Carnival Participation

$21.50

Unregistered individuals participating in carnivals/events for up to three days.

All Abilities

$55.00

Players with a verified disability or impairment

FIFO Community

$32.00

Individuals can play up to five games in a specific season within a FIFO community

All fees are inclusive of GST.

Membership Benefits
As a Netball Queensland member you are joining a state-wide community of like-minded players, coaches, officials, administrators and volunteers, who are passionate about netball.

You will also have access to high-quality netball experiences and benefits on and off court. The following provides an overview of how your membership fees contribute to netball in Queensland.

A world class workforce
Your fees help provide modern and accessible training for hundreds of coaches, officials, umpires and volunteers to develop their skills and knowledge, and make playing netball possible for thousands of people around Queensland.

Support for Clubs and Associations
Your membership fees enable us to develop programs, products and resources for our network of Associations and clubs throughout Queensland. We work closely with our communities to deliver the resources needed to ensure the success and growth of our sport and competitions across the state. 

Netball Queensland develops governance practices which foster the effective leadership within our clubs and Associations. Policies, guidelines, standards and codes of conduct are reviewed and updated regularly to ensure players, coaches and umpires are protected, and the standard of netball delivered in Queensland provides a first class experience for you, the member. 

Memberships also supports us in developing the capacity and capability of our people to help meet the ever-increasing needs of our community including:

  • Access to the Xero Financial Management Platform and Process PA Governance Platform, to help with essential administration processes and lessen the load on volunteers.
  • Providing clubs and Associations with training across a range of areas including NetballConnect and complaints management.
  • A dedicated Delivery Network team supporting our clubs and Associations across the state.
  • Subsidised conferences and events including the annual Leaders Conference , where representatives of our Associations and clubs discuss, learn and share knowledge, indirectly benefitting thousands of netball participants
  • Providing good governance and access to relevant policies, resources, templates and committees to provide strategic feedback and direction for the sport

NetballConnect
Our members have enabled us to develop and adopt the new NetballConnect Registrations and Competitions Management platform.

NetballConnect enables new and returning members to register online or through the App and makes payment of fees to NQ, your Association and/or club quick and easy.

Members also have access to Live Scoring and competition draws through the App.

High quality netball experiences
Our members also enable us to develop and support programs such as:

  • NetSetGO! - encouraging youngsters to learn the netball basics and fostering a love of the game
  • Walking Netball – an inclusive and low impact version of netball suitable for people of all ages, regardless of ability or fitness levels.
  • Netball in Schools – providing schools, students and teachers with opportunities to play, develop and promote netball.
  • Come and Try Days – to encourage people to give netball a try and join their local club.

Competitions and Events
Your membership contributes towards the NQ community and school competitions, which members across a range of ages and abilities compete in each year.

This includes the HART Sapphire Series, Nissan State Titles, Nissan State Age (Junior and Senior Competitions), Origin Energy Vicki Wilson Championships and Primary Schools Cup.

Top talent of the future
Your membership contributes to the Emerging Talent Program and the NQ Performance Framework, which outlines the opportunities and support in place to nurture players, coaches and officials reach their potential.

We have athletes competing at all levels on the national stage from National Underage Championships to Suncorp Super Netball. Your membership helps support athletes from across Queensland who are selected in State programs with travel, medical and training ensuring that the best talent can progress through the system regardless of where they live in our state.

Peace of mind insurance
Your membership fees provide you with comprehensive insurance coverage during training, competitions and carnivals.

This insurance coverage, under the Netball Australia National Insurance Program has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of playing and non-playing members, including Public Liability, Personal Accident, Management Liability, Travel, Property and Cyber Insurance.

Promotion of our sport
Your membership helps us to promote netball and raise awareness to the many ways people in our communities can be involved. Through our partnerships we can reach new audiences to tell the amazing and inspiring stories from our community. Not only do these stories tell us about who we are, but they also shine a light on the transformative impact that our sport can have on the lives of the people and communities we live in. 

Investment in netball
Your membership helps us unlock other funds so we can spend more on grass roots netball.

The Queensland Government rightly expects to see that state sporting organisations are investing in the sustainability and development of their sport, and by you - and thousands of others - choosing to have a relationship with Netball Queensland, we become a more reliable and trusted partner to invest in. This means we have more funds available to spend on grassroots netball. 

A strong membership base also allows us to access other funds, including commercial funding as diversifying our income sources is extremely important. 

The Netball Queensland Membership Policy and Supplementary Procedures provide further information about membership with Netball Queensland, including membership benefits for Associations, clubs, schools and other organisations involved in netball.