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About AGTV Membership


AGTV individual and school membership is for a calendar year. Membership is not transferable.


All memberships contribute to the range of services and events provided by the AGTV or provided in collaboration with others in Victoria and beyond.


Every membership receives a complimentary subscription to SZENE. 

    All applications must be approved to activate membership. Approval is considered after payment is received. Any membership applications not approved will be refunded payment.


    On this page find information about:

    • Types of Individual Membership
    • Victorian School Membership
    • SZENE Subscriptions
    • Privacy and Data Collection

    Payment Options


    AGTV Inc. A0024716J    AGTV ABN: 69 688 318 657

    Address: PO Box 498, Blackburn, 3130  NB: The AGTV does not have an office.


    For inquiries about payments, please email: treasurer@agtv.vic.edu.au


    The AGTV is not registered for the GST and is not required to produce tax invoices.

    NB: GST not included in all costs.


    Pay by bank transfer: bank details are on invoices.


    Pay by online credit card: click on the 'Pay Online' to pay through PayPal Express, you can pay as a guest, you do not need to have an account with PayPal.


    Pay by cheque: our least preferred method of payment and may soon be obsolete.


    NB: Personal payment of individual membership can be claimed  by teachers as a tax deduction.


    Types of Individual Membership


    There are four types of individual membership:

    • Individual ($65)
    • Concession* ($40)
    • Retired former member** ($45)
    • Life membership

    *Victorian Concession - Individual Membership

    This Individual Concession membership is offered to encourage professional engagement with the AGTV to individuals in Victoria who are either:

    • Full-time tertiary students at an institution in Victoria, OR
    • Training teachers of German in Victoria, OR
    • Language assistants in Victorian schools

    The Committee may require proof of eligibility for concession membership e.g. copy of student ID card.


    **Retired Member - Individual Membership


    Former individual members of the AGTV who have retired and want to stay in contact with the Association incl. those who may be teaching German at the U3.

      Applications for Individual Membership


      The administration of our association is streamlined and provides mutual time saving benefits for members including.:

      • individuals manage their own profile including updating contact details
      • renewal notices and invoices for event registrations automatically produced for payment
      • choice of online secure payment option through PayPal Express Checkout
      • recording of AGTV events attended in your profile

      Benefits of Individual Membership

      • Access to professional development at individual member rates

      • Member only offers incl some PD opportunities
      • Record of attendance at AGTV events in your personal profile
      • Access to members area of websites

      • AGTV emails direct to your mailbox incl. notices about upcoming events, information, news, and resource tips

      • AGTV member alerts incl. job opportunities

      • Evidence of professional engagement for VIT registration

      • Complimentary subscription to SZENE


      Victorian School Membership


      School memberships are differentiated by school type and total school enrolment.


      Notifications of renewal are forwarded by email to schools for payment early in the year.


      NB Only individual members can access member rates for professional development provided by the AGTV.


      School membership types in 2021

      Each school membership receives a complimentary subscription to SZENE.


      NB: GST not included in the cost.

      • Large 7-12 or P-12 or Campus (400+ total school enrolment - $160)
      • Small 7-12 or P-12 or Campus (90 to 400 total school enrolment - $100)
      • Very Small School (less than 90 total school enrolment - $50)
      • Large Community School ($100)
      • Small Community School ($60)
      • VSL Centre ($60)

      About School Membership


      School membership supports the professional services provided by the AGTV for students and teachers, all of which impact on student learning outcomes.


      Some services are only for students from member schools, and only for individual members.


      A copy of the SZENE Annual is complimentary with each school membership.


      *The AGTV is a Registered Student Exchange Organisation with the VRQA in Victoria and coordinates a 10-week reciprocal exchange with the Bayerischer Jugendring (BJR) in the German state of Bavaria. Currently paused.


      Specific services to schools and students provided by the AGTV include:

      • Organisation professional learning for teachers incl. those who are not individual members.
      • Organising competitions for primary and secondary students to use their language skills
      • Open access websites with information, resources and links agtv.vic.edu.au and the soon to be launched germanforthefuture.vic.edu.au
      • Forums for students of VCE German
      • Funding support for student opportunities e.g. AGTV Network activities for students; Goethe-Institut/AGTV Year 10 Scholarships
      • WHEN PERMITTED: 10-week reciprocal AGTV-BJR Student Exchange for Year 10 and 11 students (apply in Yr 9 and 10)
      • WHEN PERMITTED: AGTV Sponsorship of a SAGSE Scholarship for Year 11 and 12 student to travel to Germany for 10 weeks (SAGSE is a registered Student Exchange Organisation)
      • Developing promotional materials for teachers e.g. posters
      • Occasional emails to notify schools of opportunities for teachers and students
      • Management of an incorporated professional teacher association

      SZENE Subscriptions


      A copy of SZENE is complimentary with every individual and school membership of the AGTV.  


      SZENE will be published in the first half of the year and posted to individual and school members and subscribers and members of SAGTA.


      Sorry, no back copies available.


      In 2016, the Committee resolved to publish one printed issue of SZENE each year. Further information about SZENE and its contents: CLICK HERE


      Subcriptions to SZENE in 2021


      SZENE is complimentary with every AGTV membership but subscriptions are available for individuals and schools/libraries.

      • Australian Individual subscription to SZENE      (See *South Australian teachers below)
      One print issue incl. postage - $20.00, and any extras the Committee may offer individual subscribers.
        • Australian School/Library subscription to SZENE
        One print issue of SZENE incl. postage mailed to the school or library
          • International subscriptions on application to the Committee

          *South Australian teachers receive a subscription to SZENE as part of membership of their association, SAGTA. Any additional materials produced by the AGTV are forwarded to SAGTA for distribution to their members. 

          Go to SAGTA Website HERE





          Privacy and Data Collection


          Personal details are kept private and will only be used by the AGTV for planning and delivering professional services.


          The AGTV uses contact information to communicate with members. This includes sending eNewsletters and notifications directly to members, contact by the Committee or Network Leaders, invoicing for events, authorising access to member content, and postal communication including the delivery of SZENE.


          Contact details are not given out to others without the consent of the member.


          What information is collected

          • Information is collected from those seeking membership for our membership records.
          • Information is collated from those registering for events and services.

          How the AGTV uses information collected

          • The Committee and Network Leaders communicate with with members mostly by email and on occasion by phone.
          • The postal address is required for correspondence from the AGTV and for mailing SZENE. 
          • When hosting events, information is collected to facilitate the program and for reporting purposes.

           Examples of how we use information collected for events:

          • dietary requirements of individuals attending events are forwarded to venues 
          • a list of attendees at events may be distributed to those present
          • questions are collated to inform the PD program
          • feedback via evaluation to report on events an inform future planning

          Further details and our PLN Guidelines can be found on our main website under 'Privacy': CLICK HERE


          Members are required to agree to the Rules of the Association.

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