Become a Member

Who can be a member?

The Northern Territory Council of Social Service Inc. (NTCOSS) and its members share a vision of a fair, inclusive and sustainable Northern Territory where all individuals and communities have the resources they need to participate in and benefit from social and economic life.

Any individual and organisation who wishes to be kept up-to-date on the latest information relating to the non-profit sector can join NTCOSS. NTCOSS welcomes and encourages member participation in a variety of activities that enhance the voice of the community on behalf of vulnerable and disadvantaged Territorians.

Become a member and help in strengthening the community services sector in NT by ensuring your concerns for and about the sector are heard. There are three categories for NTCOSS Membership:

Organisational Membership is open to non-government organisations and community managed organisations including local government and community councils, whether incorporated or not, who are engaged in social services in the Northern Territory. Each organisational member shall be entitled to one representative.

Individual Membership is open to any person who supports the objects of the organisation and has an active interest in social services in the Northern Territory.

Associate Membership is open to corporate bodies whether government or non-government which support but are not engaged in the NT non-government, community managed and or local government social and community service sector. Associate members are not entitled to vote or move motions and are ineligible for election to the Council’s Board of Directors.

Membership Prices


Income $0 – $100,000 : $60.00
Income $100,000 to $500,000: $300.00
Income $500,000 to $1 million : $420.00
Income $1 million to $3 million : $600.00
Income over $3 million : $900.00
Associate Organisational Members (Govt Departments) : $500.00

Individual Members: $40.00

Associate Membership are not entitled to vote or move motions and are ineligible for election to the Council’s Board of Directors.

All prices are per annum and are inclusive of GST.

Key Benefits of being an NTCOSS member

Being a member of NTCOSS supports our vital and successful campaigning for social justice. It also gives you direct benefits including:

· Participation and collaboration on sector issues and campaigns

· Invitation to key member-only events

· Discounted attendance for members to NTCOSS Conferences, training and sector events

· Access to the NTCOSS weekly e-bulletin and Member Alerts to keep up to date with community service sector issues

· Unique log in access to the NTCOSS website that will allow you to manage your listing on the NTCOSS Community Services Directory as well as provide you with the opportunity to advertise your organisation job vacancies and events. (Please note: This is not available to individual members)

· 15% discount on subscription to NGO industrial relations specialists, Jobs Australia.

· Linkages to the COSS National Network for resources, policy and reform information and research, and

· The opportunity to stand and vote for NTCOSS governing Board. (please note: This is not available to Associate members)

If you would like join, please head to Alternatively contact [email protected]  or call 08 89482665