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Member Descriptions & Application Forms

STUD MEMBERSHIP - Nomination Fee $88.00 Annual Subscription $220.00
OVERSEAS MEMBERSHIP - Nomination Fee $80.00 Annual Subscription $200.00

Stud Membership and Honorary Life Membership entitles applicant to, have the right to register a Stud Prefix and Herd ID, the right to record or register progeny and online registrations, the right to vote at Association meetings, the right to stand for election to the Council, the right to vote in Council elections, a copy of each issue of Brahman News, a copy of each issue of Association newsletters, the right to enter animals in Association sales, listing as a stud member is the Associations printed Members Directory and Web Database, access to the Associations Technical Support services, access to the Associations member log in web facilities and access to all Association functions and meetings.



ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP - Annual Subscription $66.00
OVERSEAS ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP - Annual Subscription $100.00 GST FREE

Membership entitles applicant to, a copy of each issue of Brahman News, a copy of each issue of the Associations newsletter, an invitation to attend Association functions and meetings, listing in the Associate Member section of the Associations printed Members directory and web database and access to the Associations technical support services.

COMMERCIAL MEMBERSHIP - Annual Subscription $44.00

Membership entitles applicant to, a copy of each issue of Brahman News, an invitation to attend Association functions and meetings, listing in the Commercial member section of the Association printed Members directory and web database and access to the Associations Technical support services.

Junior Membership - Annual Subscription $22.00

Membership entitles applicant to, a copy of each issue of Brahman News, an invitation to attend Association functions and meetings, listing in the Junior Membership section of the Associations printed Members directory and web database. Junior membership is any person under the age of 17 years and Junior Membership requires the signature of a Parent or Guardian.

3.2 Applications for membership shall be submitted in the form prescribed by the Council and shall include:

a

  1. The membership name
  2. The nominee in the case of companies and partnerships
  3. The address and contact details

b

  1. In the case of Stud Members:
  2. The Stud Prefix
  3. The Herd ID
  4. A distinguishing brand if applicable and the branding position

3.3 The Stud Prefix shall not exceed 22 characters in length and shall be distinctive and not similar to that of another member so as to cause confusion. The Stud Prefix shall form the first part of the name of each animal recorded in the Associations Herd Database by the member.

3.4 The Herd ID shall be three characters which can be either alphabetical, excluding "O" or include numbers however the last character must be alphabetical. Symbols cannot be used.

3.5 The Council may decline to register any stud Prefix or Herd ID or membership name which in the opinion of the Council resembles the Stud Prefix, Herd ID or Stud Name of another member or breeder of the Brahman cattle in another country or is likely to cause confusion or be misleading.

3.6 Appeal against Stud Prefix and Herd ID allocation. Prefixes allocated to new members shall be circulated to members in the Associations newsletter. Any member wishing to appeal to the Council against the allocation of a Stud Prefix or Herd ID may do so in writing stating the reasons for the appeal. The decision of the Council with respect to any appeal shall be final and binding.

3.7 Each member shall pay such nomination fee and annual subscription as shall be prescribed by the Council.

3.8 Stud Members may with the approval of the Council enter in to an Affiliated Herd Agreement which allows the affiliated members to share the use of sires and dams between the affiliated studs without the need for any form of documentation and calf record and register progeny as they see fit.

  1. The Council at its discretion may refuse approval of an affiliated agreement or accept the application and grant approval on such terms and conditions or restrictions in relation to the approval as the Council deems fit.

3.9 Membership may be terminated by the Council if:-

  1. The member fails to pay their annual subscription or any other moneys in arrears for more than 90 days or within 30 days of being notified of termination of membership.
  2. Following due investigation and consideration a member is found guilty of misconduct, misrepresentation, fraud or willful violation of the Memorandum and Articles of Association or the Regulations of the Australian Brahman Breeders Assoc Ltd. A member charged under this regulation shall be issued with a notice to show cause why their membership should not be terminated and the member shall have the right to present their case to the Council whose discussion shall be final and binding.


FULL Regulations of the Association - v8 PDF DOWNLOAD

This pdf has information on Definitions, Membership, Calf Recording, Registration, Artificial Insemination Regulations, Embryo Transfer, Cell Cloned Transplants, Transfers, Sales, Shows, Breedplan, Miscellaneous and Scale of Fees.