SSPA Membership Benefits

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The Short Statured People of Australia Inc. (SSPA) is a not for profit group, made up of volunteers who strive for equality. We thank you for being part of our Association.
SSPA Membership begins on the 1st of July each year and expires on the 31st of June the following year.
Membership of the SSPA is open to:
- Short-statured people
- Parents of short-statured people
- Families
- Interested members of the community in Australia and overseas.

Membership benefits include:
- All issues of the National SSPA Journal (either print or electronic version) per year.
- Travel subsidies for short-statured people to attend the annual National Conventions (when funds are available).
- Discounts on National Convention registration fees.
- Access to the SSPA Library.
- Access to the Careers and Vocational Guidance Fund: assistance may be given at the discretion of the trustees to assist people of short stature with their education, career or personal circumstances.
- Opportunities to access the expertise of medical professionals on the SSPA Professional Advisory Board.
- Opportunities to attend Short Stature symposiums.
- Opportunities to participate in competitive sporting opportunities with those of a similar stature.
- Opportunities to participate in arts related activities

For all membership enquiries, please email the SSPA's Membership Secretary -

Please note, for those who wish to pay their membership in advance, 3 year and 5 year advance payments are available:
  1 Year 3 Years 5 Years
Short Statured Individual (SSI)
entitled to 1 vote
40 114 185
Parent Guardian (P/G)
entitled to 1 vote
40 114 185
Ordinary Member (not short statured)
entitled to 1 vote
40 114 185
Corporate Member
Not entitled to vote
40 114 185
New members
receive 10% discount
36 104 165

  1 Year 3 Years 5 Years
entitled to 2 votes                            
70 200 330
New Family Members
10% discount
63 180 300

  1 Year 3 Years 5 Years
Youth Member
entitled to 1 vote                            
30 85 138
New Youth members
receive 10% discount
27 75 125