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Waiting list joining fee increases

Feb 14, 2012

The Members ReserveMembers are advised that an increase in the nomination fee for those joining the waiting list for membership will come into effect from March 1, 2012. 

Anyone completing the nomination form to join the 220,000 people already waiting will incur a fee of $110, up from $66.

This represents the first fee rise in four years and just the third in the past decade.

The club is increasing it focus on engagement with the waiting list, with several offers to attend selected MCG events in recent years.  This initiative will continue in the 2012 AFL season.

Details about the waiting list offer to attend the Reserve for Category C matches this season will be provided by email to waiting list candidates who supply the club with their email address.