Join the Hills and Districts Chamber of Commerce. Our Chamber is friendly, supportive and welcomes businesses of all sizes from our area. A membership at Hills and District Chamber of Commerce will also grant you reciprocal membership at all Chambers of Commerce located within the Moreton Bay Regional Council area.

Why Become a Member

People join our Chamber of Commerce for many different reasons.

Some want to build our local community; others enjoy the networking opportunities; some appreciate being able to source and refer business and others come along simply because they make great friendships.

Each person gets something different from their membership, which is why we offer a range of:
  • Business to business networking opportunities
  • Business promotion through our website, newsletters & events
  • Development & education through regular guest speakers
  • Exclusive member to member offers & discounts
  • Input into local community development
  • Support for local charities that are making a direct difference to our local community
  • Direct access to local councillors & government representatives
  • Involvement in community events
  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Reciprocal Membership benefits with Samford and District Chamber of Commerce, Pine Rivers Chamber of Commerce, North Lakes Chamber of Commerce, Commerce & Industry Redcliffe Peninsula, Redcliffe City Chamber of Commerce, Bribie Island Chamber of Commerce, Moreton Bay Central Commerce and Commerce Caboolture.


Member Volunteer Roles

As our Chamber is a community based organisation, we encourage all members to volunteer during the year. Roles include:

Becoming a Committee Member for:

  • Advocacy

  • Awards

  • Big Breakfast

  • Business Development

  • Commerce in Schools

  • Development

  • Meet the Candidates

  • Membership

  • Public Relations

  • Women in Business

You may even like to consider acting as the Chairperson for one of those committees or becoming a member of the Executive.

Getting involved in the Chamber is a great way to give back to the community and to meet and do business with other local businesses.


Executive Roles

We welcome members taking on Executive positions within the Chamber. Following is an outline of the various roles:

2018/2019 Executive Roles and Responsibilities
PresidentRon CrumpRegional RepresentationAdvocacyGrants
Vice PresidentJessica RickettsPR CommitteeYoung Entrepreneur's CommitteeRegional Representation
Vice PresidentVicki BuchananWomen in BusinessCoOrdinator Social EventsBusiness EducationRegional Representation
Vice PresidentJane KirkMembershipCoOrdinator Social EventsRegional Representation
SecretaryLeonard WhittakerWebsite; EventsRecords & ComplianceMembership
TreasurerStuart JaeschkeFinancialGrants
Executive MemberBrian BattersbyAdvocacyMeet the CandidatesDawson ParadeBig Breakfast
Executive MemberPeter KenyonCommerce in SchoolsHealth & Fitness
Executive memberMary Di MarcoAwards & ChristmasCoOrdinator Special EventsGrants
Paid Support ContractorKelly WhilockProduce Monthly NewslettersEnsure Distributions lists are up to date

How to Join

We deliberately keep our membership fees low, to enable even the smallest start-up business the opportunity to participate.

Annual Membership fees: 

Sole Trader:   $65 - entitles 1 person as voting member

Business:   $95  - Organisations with 2 - 25 people - entitles 2 people as voting members

Corporate:  $250 - Organisations with 26 + people - entitles 2 people as voting members


Membership year: 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2019

We take registrations from the 1st of January.  By joining early new members can gain up to 16 months membership for the price of 12.  To register click here

You can pay for membership by:

  •     direct deposit (remember to include your business name as reference)
  •     cheque made out to the Hills & Districts Chamber of Commerce

To become a member: