If you are interested in carriage driving then you should consider becoming a member of the Australian Carriage Driving Society.
In order to become a member you must be a member of an ACDS club.
There are clubs throughout Australia and details may be found by clicking on the Clubs tab on the menu. You may apply to join any ACDS club within Australia.
Membership benefits include a comprehensive Insurance Cover. More Details.
Membership of the ACDS also includes four issues of the Australian Carriage Driving journal which showcases the sport of carriage driving throughout Australia.
Eligibility to compete at ACDS events.
Help and information from many ACDS personnel.
Levels of Membership
Family - Available to persons being either one of the following:
The spouse or defacto spouse of a member or one additional adult person (aged 18 years or over) in a family or defacto realationship living at the same household (Family member); or
A child or grandchild of a member who has not attained the age of 18 years (Family Junior Member).
Available to a person who has attained the age of 18 years.
Available to a person who has not reached the age of 18 years and who is not the child of a member.
Members of the Family/Single/Junior membership receive the ACDS Journal which is published four times a year.
Adult Members in the aforementioned categories have voting rights and are eligible to hold Office at Club, Branch and Federal levels.
Available to persons of any age who do not drive horses/ponies. Associate members will receive a copy of the ACDS Journal but will not have voting rights at Federal or State level or be able to drive at ACDS activities.
An Associate Member may vote at Club level/receive a Club Newsletter. Is not able to hold Office at Club/Branch/Federal levels.
For those who wish to attend meetings, receive club newsletters, includes members (Family or Single) of other ACDS affiliated clubs. There is NO insurance cover under this membership and you cannot drive at ACDS (including club) activities and have no voting rights and do not receive a Journal.
Updated September 12th, 2017