Our members are our strength, our heritage and our future…
…their continued support and feedback is what makes our Party strong”

 

 

As a member of the Liberal Party you:

  • share, advocate and evolve a common set of political beliefs with fellow Liberal members;
  • work towards the election of Liberal Governments at Federal and Territory levels; and
  • contribute to the policy and direction of Liberal Governments, current and future.

As a member you can:

  • attend and participate in local branch meetings;
  • receive Party information and publications such as the Weekly Update;
  • participate in the setting of the policies of the Canberra Liberals;
  • vote and participate in meetings of the Divisional Council;
  • regularly meet and talk to Liberal Members of Parliament and the Legislative Assembly;
  • participate in the selection of candidates for election; and
  • nominate as a Liberal candidate for election.

Membership of the Canberra Liberals is open to:

  • Australian citizens 16 or older
  • Other persons eligible to vote in Australian elections (eg some British subjects)
  • Migrants who have applied for Australian citizenship
  • People living outside the ACT can join as Interstate Members with restricted voting rights
  • Members of other political parties cannot join. Former members of other political parties will be considered on a case by case basis. All applications are subject to approval by the Management Committee.

Branches:

Members are automatically members of the Electorate Branch of the ACT Legislative Assembly electorate in which they live. The branches are:

  • Brindabella Electorate Branch
  • Ginninderra Electorate Branch
  • Kurrajong Electorate Branch
  • Murrumbidgee Electorate Branch
  • Yerrabi Electorate Branch

As well you may join:

  • Liberal Women’s Council
  • Young Liberal Movement

People resident of Norfolk Island may also join the Norfolk Island Interest Branch.