Membership of the VBBA is open to anyone who owns, has previously owned or is interested in the Basenji; regardless of where you live.

Single Annual Membership
$20
per anum
Single Three Year Membership
$50
per three years
Family Annual Membership
$25
per anum
Family Three Year Membership
$65
per three years
Junior Membership
$10
per anum
Publication by Post
Publication by Email
1 Vote at General Meetings
More than one person on membership
Ability to be elected to Committee
  • Single Annual Membership

    Single Annual Membership is suitable for individuals who own, breed or who are just interested in the Basenji. This membership category is available to anyone; all states of Australia and Worldwide, although members must be over 18 years old in order to vote and/or be nominated as an office holder.

    This membership category is annual and memberships expire 30 June each year. A 31 day ‘grace’ period, until the 31 July, is allowed in order for members to pay subscriptions.

    If admitted to the membership register before 1 April members will be entitled to vote at the Associations AGM and are eligible to be nominated as an officer holder.
    If admitted between 1 April and 30 June members will not be entitled to vote at the Associations AGM and are not eligible to be nominated as an officer holder. However, in this instance membership will run until 30 June in the year after the year of joining.
    Admission Process

    Candidates must complete the Associations Membership Application from available on-line at this website. Once received the candidate may receive a call from an officer holder, this officer holder may second the application. The application will be taken to next committee meeting. The candidate will be advised, in writing, of the outcome of their application.

    Rights and Privileges of Membership

    Once accepted onto the membership register single annual members are entitled to:

    1 vote at general meetings; member must be over 18 to eligible;
    access to the members resources area at this website;
    receive a copy of the Associations publication by post or electronic file or both;
    inspect and obtain a copy of the associations rules and by-laws (these are also available to candidates before application);
    inspect and receive copies of committee and general meeting minutes; and
    inspect the register of members subject to privacy clauses [section 7 of the VBBA Constitution]
    For full information on the rights and privileges of this membership please refer to clause 5.1.3 of the VBBA Constitution

  • Single Three Year Membership

    Single Three Year Membership is suitable for individuals who own, breed or who are just interested in the Basenji. This membership category is available to anyone; all states of Australia and Worldwide, although members must be over 18 years old in order to vote and/or be nominated as an office holder.

    This membership category is three yearly and memberships expire 30 June on the third year of membership. A 31 day ‘grace’ period, until the 31 July, is allowed in order for members to pay subscriptions. Although membership is for a three year period members who select this category must complete a membership renewal form annually.

    If admitted to the membership register before 1 April members will be entitled to vote at the Associations AGM and are eligible to be nominated as an officer holder.
    If admitted between 1 April and 30 June members will not be entitled to vote at the Associations AGM and are not eligible to be nominated as an officer holder. However, in this instance membership will officially commence as at 1 July of the year of admission.
    Admission Process

    Candidates must complete the Associations Membership Application from available on-line at this website. Once received the candidate may receive a call from an officer holder, this officer holder may second the application.The application will be taken to next committee meeting. The candidate will be advised, in writing, of the outcome of their application.

    Rights and Privileges of Membership

    1 vote at general meetings; any member listed on the application form who is over the age of 18 is able to cast the one vote;
    access to the members resources area at this website;
    receive a copy of the Associations publication by post or electronic file or both;
    inspect and obtain a copy of the associations rules and by-laws (these are also available to candidates before application);
    inspect and receive copies of committee and general meeting minutes; and
    inspect the register of members subject to privacy clauses [section 7 of the VBBA Constitution]
    For full information on the rights and privileges of this membership please refer to clause 5.1.4 of the VBBA Constitution.

  • Family Annual Membership

    Family Annual Membership is suitable for individuals who own, breed or who are just interested in the Basenji. This membership category is available to family members resident at the same address or any person who are partners in a kennel having a prefix in their joint names with a state canine controlling association; candidates may reside in any state of Australia or Worldwide. Members must be over 18 years old in order to vote and/or be nominated as an office holder.

    This membership category is annual and membership expires 30 June each year. A 31 day ‘grace’ period, until the 31 July, is allowed in order for members to pay subscriptions.

    If admitted to the membership register before 1 April members will be entitled to vote at the Associations AGM and are eligible to be nominated as an officer holder.
    If admitted between 1 April and 30 June members will not be entitled to vote at the Associations AGM and are not eligible to be nominated as an officer holder. However, in this instance membership will run until 30 June in the year after the year of joining.
    Admission Process

    Candidates must complete the Associations Membership Application from available on-line at this website. Once received the candidate may receive a call from an officer holder, this officer holder may second the application. The application will be taken to next committee meeting. The candidate will be advised, in writing, of the outcome of their application.

    Rights and Privileges of Membership

    Once accepted onto the membership register single annual members are entitled to:

    1 vote at general meetings; member must be over 18 to eligible any one of the members listed on the membership over 18 may cast the vote;
    access to the members resources area at this website;
    receive a copy of the Associations publication by post or electronic file or both;
    inspect and obtain a copy of the associations rules and by-laws (these are also available to candidates before application);
    inspect and receive copies of committee and general meeting minutes; and
    inspect the register of members subject to privacy clauses [section 7 of the VBBA Constitution]
    For full information on the rights and privileges of this membership please refer to clause 5.1.5 of the VBBA Constitution

  • Family Three Year Membership

    Family Three Membership is suitable for families or kennel partners who own, breed or who are just interested in the Basenji. This membership category is available to family members resident at the same address or any person who are partners in a kennel having a prefix in their joint names with a state canine controlling association; candidates may reside in any state of Australia or Worldwide. Members must be over 18 years old in order to vote and/or be nominated as an office holder.

    This membership category is three yearly and memberships expire 30 June on the third year of membership. A 31 day ‘grace’ period, until the 31 July, is allowed in order for members to pay subscriptions. Although membership is for a three year period members who select this category must complete a membership renewal form annually.

    If admitted to the membership register before 1 April members will be entitled to vote at the Associations AGM and are eligible to be nominated as an officer holder.
    If admitted between 1 April and 30 June members will not be entitled to vote at the Associations AGM and are not eligible to be nominated as an officer holder. However, in this instance membership will run until 30 June in the year after the year of joining.
    Admission Process

    Candidates must complete the Associations Membership Application from available on-line at this website. Once received the candidate may receive a call from an officer holder, this officer holder may second the application. The application will be taken to next committee meeting. The candidate will be advised, in writing, of the outcome of their application.

    Rights and Privileges of Membership

    Once accepted onto the membership register single annual members are entitled to:

    1 vote at general meetings; member must be over 18 to eligible any one of the members listed on the membership over 18 may cast the vote;
    access to the members resources area at this website;
    receive a copy of the Associations publication by post or electronic file or both;
    inspect and obtain a copy of the associations rules and by-laws (these are also available to candidates before application);
    inspect and receive copies of committee and general meeting minutes; and
    inspect the register of members subject to privacy clauses [section 7 of the VBBA Constitution]
    For full information on the rights and privileges of this membership please refer to clause 5.1.6 of the VBBA Constitution

The VBBA encourages young people to join us and enjoy the benefits of becoming a member of this Club. The Club will offer any support to enable you to commence your journey with your Basenji or your future Basenji!

Junior Membership is for young people who own, are looking to breed or who are just interested in the Basenji. This membership category is available to anyone under the age of 18 years old; all states of Australia and Worldwide.

This membership category is annual and memberships expire 30 June each year. A 31 day ‘grace’ period, until the 31 July, is allowed in order for members to pay subscriptions.

If admitted to the membership register before 1 April members will be entitled to vote at the Associations AGM and are eligible to be nominated as an officer holder.
If admitted between 1 April and 30 June members will not be entitled to vote at the Associations AGM and are not eligible to be nominated as an officer holder. However, in this instance membership will run until 30 June in the year after the year of joining.
Admission Process

Candidates must complete the Associations Membership Application from available on-line at this website. Once received the candidate may receive a call from an officer holder, this officer holder may second the application. The application will be taken to next committee meeting. The candidate will be advised, in writing, of the outcome of their application.

Rights and Privileges of Membership

Once accepted onto the membership register single annual members are entitled to:

access to the members resources area at this website;
receive a copy of the Associations publication by electronic file;
inspect and obtain a copy of the associations rules and by-laws (these are also available to candidates before application);
inspect and receive copies of committee and general meeting minutes; and
inspect the register of members subject to privacy clauses [section 7 of the VBBA Constitution]
For full information on the rights and privileges of this membership please refer to clause 5.1.7 of the VBBA Constitution.

Your membership starts here…….
Become a member of the premier Basenji Breed organisation in Victoria. The Club is valuable resource for all Basenji owners. You do not have to show your Basenjis or be involved with any other dog sport, in fact the majority of our members have their Basenji purely as a companion.

Why should you join?
Join a community of people that, collaboratively, have the Basenji as their core focus
We have members that have been associated with the breed for more than 40 years who have a wealth of breed knowledge
Support network; no question is ever perceived and being ‘stupid’
Informative Club magazine
Club events; our 2013 events calendar is currently being compiled
Networking opportunities
A collaborative approach; in population we are a small breed but need equal prominence in the canine world with other larger breeds your membership will ensure the Club is a viable force in all canine matters.
Download an Application form (PDF 190kb)

Application Form
  • [for Family Membership Types – Principal Contact Details]
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      No
  • [Price includes once off $5 joining fee]
  • [Please list all family members to be included on this membership – all must reside at the same address]
  • [Enter your preferred delivery method]
  •   Post
      Electronic File
  •   Post
      Email
  •   Yes
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  • [I/we apply for breeders advertising. Please note, street address is not included in advertising]
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  • I/we hereby apply for membership of the Victorian Basenji Breed Association. In the event that my/our membership is approved I/we agree to be bound by the Rules and By-laws of the Association and the Constitution, Rules and Regulations of DOGS Victoria for the time being in force.

    Please check the box below to agree to these terms.