Benefits of Membership

Advocacy

  • Extensive advocacy work is being done with respect to all levels of government

Governance and Management

  • Voting rights

  • Ability to stand for office in the BIAV

  • Mediation of disputes between members and consumers

  • Mediation of disputes between members

  • Meeting room availability

  • Divisional communications and representation

Business Support

Communication and Marketing

  • Fortnightly BIAV E-News

  • Use of the BIAV logo for online and print materials

  • The Life's Better with a Boat year round campaign to promote boating

Events

insurance

 

Other Services / Benefits

Automotive Repairs – Sheen Panels

Sheen Panels, Victoria’s largest car repairers, is offering a $300 insurance excess reduction offer to BIAV members.

  • Offer includes a free replacement vehicle from their fleet of 500 courtesy cars, free pick-up and delivery

  • Sheen manage the process from start to finish and provide a lifetime guarantee on all work

  • Offer available to all eligible BIAV members, immediate family and employees

Accommodation

EVENT Hospitality & Entertainment
Rydges Hotels and Resorts, Atura Hotels and QT Hotels and Resorts (52 hotels in Australia and New Zealand)

  • Special BIAV corporate booking with 10% off best room rate PLUS join the Priority Guest Program and receive up to 20% off your food and beverage during your stay.

  • Available to eligible BIAV members, immediate family and employees.

GMHBA Health Cover

  • BIAV endorsed private health cover through GMHBA that includes combined hospital and extras cover plus a FIT package for physically active people at a price competitive rate with attractive benefit limits and smaller gap payments.

  • Available to all eligible BIAV members, immediate family and employees.

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Featured Benefits

Accommodation

EVENT Hospitality & Entertainment
Rydges Hotels and Resorts, Atura Hotels and QT Hotels and Resorts (52 hotels in Australia and New Zealand)

  • Special BIAV corporate booking with 10% off best room rate PLUS join the Priority Guest Program and receive up to 20% off your food and beverage during your stay.

  • Available to eligible BIAV members, immediate family and employees.

Automotive - Automotive Holdings Group

Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Land Rover, Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Mazda and more

  • Special BIAV corporate offer from AHG dealerships of $500 off your next new demo or used car.

  • Available to eligible BIAV members, immediate family and employees

Automotive Repairs – Sheen Panels

Sheen Panels, Victoria’s largest car repairers, is offering a $300 insurance excess reduction offer to BIAV members.

  • Offer includes a free replacement vehicle from their fleet of 500 courtesy cars, free pick-up and delivery
  • Sheen manage the process from start to finish and provide a lifetime guarantee on all work
  • Offer available to all eligible BIAV members, immediate family and employees

Marine Industry Superannuation

BIAV endorsed Sports Super through AMP, are focused on providing superannuation to sporting and recreational industries including Australian Sailing and Royal Life Saving.  They provide low fees*, consistent returns*, free administrative support and is a good way to support our industry.

*Based on AMP comparison fees and returns

GMHBA Health Cover

  • BIAV endorsed private health cover through GMHBA that includes combined hospital and extras cover plus a FIT package for physically active people at a price competitive rate with attractive benefit limits and smaller gap payments.
  • Available to all eligible BIAV members, immediate family and employees.

Core Benefits

Advocacy

Local, State & Federal Government

Full Association Members

Voting rights
Ability to stand for BIAV Office
Use of BIAV logo on marketing signage
Mediation of disputes between members and consumers
Mediation of disputes between members
Meeting room hire at Marine House (seating capacity of up to 40 people)

CBA Business Banking Services

Direct access to BIAV relationship manager
Preferential pricing on merchant facilities
6 months free terminal (excluding Albert)
Monthly account keeping fee of $10 waived on business transaction accounts
Joining fee of $110 waived
Annual administration fee waived

Business Support

OH&S customisable manual

Communication

Fortnightly BIAV Marine E-News
BIAV website
BIAV social media

Events

Discounted pricing for key events including the Melbourne Boat Show
Business seminars and workshops

Insurance

Comprehensive interstate and overseas travel insurance
Access to tailored business and marine insurance packages

Legal

Free initial consultation with Sladen Legal Services

Marketing

Free business listing in Shipmate Directory
Participation in Life's Better With A Boat
Eligibility to participate in the BIAV 50-Point Safety Check program
Eligibility to participate in the BIAV Accredited Dealer program

Networking

Industry Briefings
Networking Breakfasts

On Water

Access to select National Water Sports Centre facilities outside of public hours