Queensland

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Member Benefits

The Window Coverings Association of Australia is made up of 5 State Associations and a National Board and Secretariat. Together we provide the Industry with a united voice, fellowship, a forum for us all to meet and discuss common issues and problems as well as providing many benefits, such as:

* National Bulletins and State Newsletters
* Products and Services
* Education and Training Programs
* Interface with Industry and Governments
* Industrial information and support
* National promotions for the Industry
* Credibility with Statutory bodies, Consumer Affairs assistance
* Affiliation with the Furnishing Industry Association Of Australia
* Internet listing
* WCAA Care labels (at discounted prices)
* Pride of workmanship awards state and national.
* WCAA endorsed advertising.
* WCAA window label and certificate.
* Standard of installation and manufacture.
* Advertising QWCA in magazines (such as Qld. homes.)
* Working homeshows and roadshows for public awareness.
* Member of the Retailers Association.
* Arbitration (consumer issues)

STATE NEWSLETTERS
Content includes Committee News, dates of seminars, social events etc and items of interest to the industry.

For "in house" training advice or a copy of the Trainee or Supervisors Handbook contact your local WCAA office.

NATIONAL MATTERS
We are represented on two Australian Standards Committees, Care Labelling and Furnishing Fabrics. We are also working on new recommendations with the Dry Cleaning Industry to improve drape dry cleaning standards (particularly coated fabrics).

REFERENCE MANUAL (Trade standards and practices)
This manual contains a considerable amount of information for our industry. It is presently being updated and will be available to members as soon as possible.

COUNTRY MEMBERS

State representatives try very hard to visit our Country Members. Individual visits are often impossible, but we do try to arrange functions in areas that are central to the cut distance problem a little. If you wish to discuss this please contact

CARE LABELS

Our Queensland chapter is responsible for distributing Care Labels and fibre content labels Australia wide, which are compulsory by law - they must be sewn into every item of soft furnishings. Please ph 1300 360 783 ask for Bev. The fax no is 1300 850 783.

The WINDOW COVERINGS ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA INCORPORATED is a non-profit organisation, and GST exempt.

MEMBERSHIP
Membership in Queensland is based on the Financial Year; Membership Renewal Invoices are issued June 30th for the following year. The General Membership Fee for 2017/2018 is from $100.00 to $675.00- (some variations apply- check details on the Web-site or ph.1300 360783.

A colour Membership Certificate and window decal is issued to all Members upon renewal or joining.

You are urged to use the WCAA Logo in your advertising.

Queensland Committee

SECRETARY

TREASURER
David Bakker
Phn:1300 360 783
Fax:1300 850 783
Email:qsfia@bigpond.com
Web:www.wcaa.com.au

STATE PRESIDENT
Keith Hartshorn
Phn:1300 360 783
Fax:1300 850 783
Email:qsfiainc@bigpond.com
Web:www.wcaa.com.au

VICE PRESIDENT
David Bakker
Phn:1300 360 783
Fax:1300 850 783 
Email:qsfiainc@bigpond.com
Web:www.wcaa.com.au

Contact Queensland

Form any enquiries, or to become a member, get in touch using the below details or the form provided.


E-mail: wcaaqld@bigpond.com

1 Roseberry Place Burpengary Qld. 4505