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Red Cross membership is for anyone with an eagerness to help others, a curiosity to know more and a desire to experience the power of humanity.

Red Cross membership means you can:

  • Be a Red Cross Champion - we'll keep you updated with our news and you can attend events and our AGM.
  • Be a virtual supporter -engage with us online, follow our Facebook, twitter, or LinkedIn  pages for regular info on our work.
  • Join or start a group and meet up with like-minded people
  • Volunteer locally
  • Hold fundraisers with a group of friends or individually, to raise money for our vital work.


Joining up

Becoming a member is easy, pick which kind of member you would like to become and then it's a few simple online steps:

Membership categories

Join Red Cross as member for the chance to know more than what you hear on the news. Red Cross annual Membership runs from 1 July to 30 June and you'll receive regular newsletters, a membership card and an invitation to the AGM in your state or territory.

Join online

Individual - $20/year
Concession - $5/year
Young Humanitarian - $5/year
Branch / Unit / Club Member - $5/year
Solferino Member - $100/year (including an $80 donation)
Henry Dunant Member - $500/year (including an $480 donation)

Solferino Members and Henry Dunant Members receive a subscription to The Humanitarian magazine, with Henry Dunant Members receiving an invitation to the Annual General Meeting of the Council and other VIP events.

To become a member now
, Join online

To become a member by phone, simply call 1800 811 700 and speak to our friendly team.

To become a member by mail, download the application form, print and complete it and mail to the address supplied on the form.

Renew your membership

Find out how to renew your Red Cross membership.

Resource library

This page is designed especially for our Red Cross Members to access valuable membership and organisational information at any time.

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