General Membership Information

General Membership Information

How can I join the Association?

Join our Association here.

When are membership forms sent out?

Membership renewals are sent out at the end of Term 4 for the following year.

What do I get as a member?

          Access to the discussion list

          Attendance to the biennial conference with first preference above non members

          Notification of all PD organised by SBMAQ

          Attendance to the 4 meeting and PD days held each year

Can my school pay for my membership?

No, it is against DET policy for any membership to an association for any individual to be paid by school funds.

I am relieving/acting as a Business Manager can I still join the association?

Yes, you can apply for associate membership if you are relieving/acting for 3 months or more.

Can my school pay for the conference and other professional development?

Yes, the school should have PD allocations for all staff members at a school.


Branches of the SBMAQ

Membership of the Association is restricted to members of the eight (8) Branches of the School Business Managers’ Association Queensland (SBMAQ), namely

  • Far North Queensland,

  • Northern,

  • Capricornia,

  • Wide Bay,

  • Darling Downs,

  • Sunshine Coast,

  • Metropolitan and

  • Gold Coast,

that form branches of the Association.  Branch membership includes membership of the SBMAQ.