Thanks for your interest in the Gold Coast Writers’ Association.

Our aim is to support and encourage writers of all levels, and across all genres. We welcome writer and readers to network, engage, share learning experiences and connect with a wider audience.

As a financial member of the Association, you will be entitled to:

  • Attend monthly meetings at the discounted members’ price of $5.
  • Participate in interesting and interactive workshops.
  • Gain knowledge and information from experienced guest speakers and published authors.
  • Receive the monthly digital newsletter, where you can contribute and share your news with fellow writers.
  • Receive access to the Members Only page which has recordings of previous workshops and other useful writing resources.
  • Promote and sell your book or books through associated avenues.
  • Receive members’ rates at all GCWA special events.
  • Network and collaborate with individuals across all levels of writing, and the publishing process.
  • Benefit from opportunities to meet and socialize with like-minded people in a friendly environment.

If you would like to be a part of this vibrant and growing community, your initial joining fee is $40 (includes 12 months membership).

To apply for membership, click on the link below and fill in the online application. An invoice to pay will follow once your application has been processed.

GCWA Constitution document.

To apply for membership

To apply for or renew your annual membership, please read the GCWA Member Responsibilities. Once you have read this there are three options to renew/become a GCWA member:

ONLINE: To complete an online membership application, please click on this link

PAPER copy: Print and complete the GCWA Membership Form 2018/19

THEN – either

Bring the completed form and $40 payment ($35 for renewal) to the next GCWA monthly meeting on the 3rd Saturday of each month. Cash, direct deposits or electronic transfers are acceptable. Or,
Make out a cheque for the Gold Coast Writers Association and along with the completed GCWA Membership form post to: Gold Coast Writers Association, The Secretary, P.O. Box 441, Pacific Fair, QLD 4218.

Please email the Membership Secretary on with any queries.