In order for a club to join GOLF Link, it first must affiliate with GolfWA and Golf Australia. In order to do this, a club must:
a) Submit a copy of their constitution to the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation & Safety. The constitution should adhere to the Associations Incorporation Act 2015. (Refer to Model Rules for Incorporated Bodies)
b) Once the constitution has been approved by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, submit the application form below with a copy of your constitution (either an electronic copy or posted) to
PO Box 486
South Perth WA 6951 WA
ASSOCIATIONS INCORPORATION ACT 2015
As of 1st of January 2016, the new Associations Incorporation Act 2015 has come into effect. This requires all incorporated clubs to adhere to the following requirements, which must be in effect by June 30, 2019.
- Associated Rules Checklist
- Associations Incorporation Act 2015 Schedule 1&2
- Aim to change at your next AGM
And in order to assist incorporated clubs, Model Rules & Guidance Notes are below:
- Golf Australia Player Liability Insurance Policy
- FAQ regarding Golf Australia Insurance Policy
- Further information on starting a new including constitution (DSR)
Upon acceptance, the club will then also be granted access to GOLF Link.
If you’re an individual player looking to obtain an Official Australian Handicap through GOLF Link please visit the “Clubs & Districts” section of our website to view affiliated clubs with Golf WA.