MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA AND APPLICATION is as follows:

Members of The Federation are required to have demonstrated an active involvement in the thoroughbred industry as Bloodstock Agents and throughout that involvement their professional conduct has been in accordance with the Code of Ethics of the Federation.

Each application for membership will be included on the Agenda of the next scheduled meeting for discussion by Members present at that meeting and acceptance for membership will require the agreement of those Members present or by proxy.

The Membership criteria for the Federation are:

  1. Professional involvement in the agency field for a period sufficient to satisfy fellow Members of your suitability for membership.
  2. Operation of own Bloodstock Agency for a period sufficient to satisfy fellow Members of your suitability for membership.
  3. The Bloodstock Agent should act primarily as an agent and consultant, and not as a dealer or public syndicater of bloodstock.
  4. Agreement to comply with the Code Of Ethics.

Application for Membership

For membership to the Federation of Bloodstock Agents Australia Limited we require that your proposer (being an existing member) applies in writing to the President, Mr Adrian Hancock, stating that you meet all the membership criteria and you have been seconded by a further member of the Association.

A Membership Application Form should also be completed by the Applicant - the form can be obtained from your proposer or alternatively the Secretary at email tracyhow@bigpond.net.au.

There is a joining fee of $2,000 per member (payment terms over four years can be arranged), plus an annual subscription fee which is currently $600 per annum.