Membership and how to join

You can join the Nautilus Scuba Club if you are a certified diver

Membership benefits include:

  • Monthly Club Dives (Locally)
  • Liveaboard trips with club members
  • Frequent ‘Special Club Dives’ within Queensland
  • Discounted courses, diving and scuba gear from club Sponsors (aka Our Friends)
  • Meeting new dive buddies at our monthly BBQ meetings
  • Periodic Newsletter emailed to all members
  • Annual overseas trips to exciting dive destinations (currently on hold)
  • Club dinners and other social events
  • Annual Nautilus Club Underwater Photo Competition

2020-21 Membership Concessions

As a result of the impact the Covid19 restrictions we made some changes to the normal renewal process this year:

  • We extended period for discounted membership fee till end of August 2020 instead of the usual July.
  • Members who pay by the end of August will enter a draw of 20 x $100 gift vouchers from our local sponsors.

Finally, we understand some members will have been impacted financially to a greater degree than others. Please contact our Membership officer, Peter Hayes, if you need assistance with your membership. Email Peter at . We do not want to lose any member because of this virus.

Membership costs:

  • Members:  $90.00 per FINANCIAL year.  No discounts available for part-year membership (ie no pro-rata discounts).  
  • Discount available in the months of July and August in 2020!!. Both new and renewing members receive a discount of $20 if fee is paid in the month of August this year. So to clarify: fees are $70 if paid between the 1st of July and on or before the 31st of August and $90 thereafter. We encourage payment in July because the AGM is held then and to achieve a Quorum we require paid up members in attendance.
  • Junior members: $45.00 per FINANCIAL year. Junior members need to be under 16yrs and have at least a Junior Open Water Dive Certificate. Please note that on dive trips, minors always have to be accompanied by a [diving] parent or guardian.

Account details Nautilus Scuba Dive Club

Financial year starts 1st of July.
Membership costs: see above
NB!!  Make sure you include your name as the reference

Account details Nautilus Scuba Dive Club

Bendigo BSB: 633-000 ACCT: 113625982


Alternatively if you need your membership payment to come through to us ASAP and your bank lets you send payments to PayIDs, use our ABN as a PayID and your payment should appear in our bank immediately.

ABN: 74 309 670 307

How to join the club / renewal membership

To become a member is a very simple 3 step process:

STEP 1  You have to fill out the membership form [NB: every member [new and ‘old’] need to fill out this form every financial year
STEP 2  New members have to have their Certification Card validated by our membership officer
STEP 3 Pay your membership fee.

APPROVAL PROCESS:  Once we have received your membership form, C-card [for new members] and payment, your application will be discussed in the committee meeting for approval. If you are in a hurry, please contact the membership officer via
All applications for membership are processed as quickly as possible. 

Please appreciate ALL club committee members are volunteers so everything is done ‘best efforts’.


Step 1: Membership form

Membership Application Form

Step 2: Validation Certification Card [new members only]

  • If you uploaded your card in the previous step, we will receive it
  • If you have not uploaded your card directly with the membership form, you can send a copy/ photo of your card per email to the membership officer via,
  • or you can bring your card with you to the meeting and show it to the membership officer.

Step 3: Pay your membership fee

  • Membership fee is $90.00 per year. No discounts available for part-year membership.
  • Only between the 1st of July and the 31st of July, the membership fee is $70.00 and the membership fee has to be in the club account before 31st of July 12am.
  • Financial year starts the 1st of July
  • See for bank details above
  • NB: make sure to include your name as reference
  • ADVISE our membership coordinator that you have filled out your forms and paid your fee.

NB: The approval process starts when the club has received your application form, your C-card [new members only] and your payment.
If for some reason your membership application is not approved by the committee, then your membership fee will be refunded fully.

If you have any questions or are in a hurry and want to speed things up, you can contact our membership officer via

Please make sure that you have read our Club Rules before you apply for membership!


Club Policies

The Nautilus Scuba Dive Club has adopted the following policies to promote transparency, easy  communication and a good atmosphere.