Membership information Update member contact details here Our members give Emerge Australia the impetus, encouragement and drive to continue our work. By joining and supporting us, you will be helping to advance our cause to improve the lives of Australians with ME/CFS and their families. Membership costs as little as $5. Request member support here. Who is membership for? We encourage anyone living with ME/CFS, their carers, family and friends, and any other supporters to become members. As our membership grows, our voice and ability to speak on your behalf grows louder. How much does a membership cost? Emerge Australia has two tiers of membership: $50 (incl GST) annual membership $5 (incl GST) annual membership (financial hardship) Each tier gives the same benefits. Financial hardship is self-defined and does not require documentation. What are the benefits of membership? You will receive: the Emerge Australia annual magazine 'Emerge' (PDF emailed) a monthly newsletter A member pack, including an invisible disability lanyard (Australian residents only) How do I become a member? You can apply to become a member or renew your membership at any time online here. If you would like assistance to complete this process, please contact our Patient Support and Information Services Team on 1800 865 321. Your membership application is subject to the Membership Guidelines of the Association. In the event that your application does not comply with these guidelines, you will be advised accordingly and your membership fee will be refunded in full. Once your membership application has been approved, it will be processed and you will receive a confirmation email, as well as a member pack in the mail. Membership processing times can be up to five working days. Please note due to administration constraints, member packs are only mailed out in March, June, September and December. Click here to sign up or renew your membership .