FAQ: Participant Membership Fees

Q. My child wants to play basketball, what do I do?
A. At Basketball NSW we have grown to over 80 across the State, to find your closest association just click on the “Where Can I Play” link on the right-hand side of this page and enter your postcode.

Q. Can my child try basketball before we join?
A.Yes, we offer a 14-day pass, please ask the association for more information, you will need to complete a registration form to receive access to the 14-day pass.

Q. How do I join?
A. Once you have found the association that is closest to you, ask them about their learn to play programs or competitions that they have to offer, they will help you with matching you to a program or competition that suits.

You will need to complete a membership form, the link to the form will be accessible from their website.  Once you agree to the terms and conditions and pay the relevant fees, you are ready to start playing basketball..

Q. How much does it cost to register?
A. The fee charged depends on the age of the participant, you will need to pay the correct membership fee for the age-group, this fee includes the State fee.  The association will advise you of fees that need to be paid.

Q. How do I join an association?
A. The association will help you with the process you need to follow, you will need to complete a membership form, agree to the terms and conditions and pay the relevant fees.

Q. Why do I need to pay the State fee?
A. Our associations are known as affiliated members, by paying the State fee, both players and associations enjoy a number of benefits, click HERE to learn more.

Q. What happens if I don’t I don’t pay the State fee?
A. If you decide not to pay the State fee, you cannot play basketball at any of our affiliated associations.

You may be able to find another provider who offers basketball in your area that is not affiliated, and you will need to ask them about the benefits they offer.

Q. How long is membership valid for?
A. New Member. If you are registering for the first time once you have completed a membership form, agreed to the terms and conditions and paid the relevant fees your membership is valid for 12-months from the date of the transaction.

Excludes the 14-day pass.

A. An existing member renewing within 30-days. If you renew your membership within 30-days of it expiring, your new expiry date is 12-months from the previous expiry date. E.g expires 15/1/2017, you renewed 29/1/2017, your new expiry date is 15/1/2018.

Excludes the 14-day pass.

A. An existing member who renews after 30-days. If you renew your registration after 30-days of it expiring, your new expiry date is 12-months from the date you have completed a registration form, agreed to the terms and conditions and
paid the relevant membership fees.

Excludes the 14-day pass.

Q. I have not received my Basketball NSW Registration Card, am I registered?
A. Basketball NSW ceased producing membership cards late in 2016. If you have completed a registration form, agreed to the terms and conditions and paid the relevant membership fees, you are registered. Please ensure you keep your receipt as proof of payment.

Q. How can I find out my expiry date?
A. Visit member.basketball.net.au from the menu of the left-hand side choose ‘History’, then under the section heading ‘Membership Periods’, the date that is displayed under the ‘Membership End Date’ is the date your that your membership
expires.

Q. Can I get a refund on my membership fee?
A. Once you partake in any basketball activity (playing or training), no matter how long the duration, nor the number of times the opportunity to request a refund has passed.

 

Background to why the fees are unbundled.

The reason the membership fees are unbundled is to ensure that our sport complies with the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Payment Surcharges) ACT 2016 and also for GST, the State fee is GST applicable where the association fee may or may not be GST applicable, it’s subject to whether the association is registered for GST.

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