Membership

Benefits of membership

SAGA presents a united voice to government on issues that affect members, promoting and safeguarding your interests. Have your say in a forum that counts.

Other benefits of membership include:

  • Listing on SAGA’s website – an opportunity to attract more clients to your business
  • Regular information bulletins
  • Access to SAGA’s Quality Assurance Management System, designed specifically for spray contractors
  • Networking with other members and stakeholders
  • Member benefits with partner organisations, including
    • Nufarm: 0409 184 188
      • 50% discount on Spraywise Directions – the most comprehensive web based weather/spraying planning tool. New mobile capable features now uploaded
      • Free water testing with recommendations on water quality adjustment, adjuvant and additives and specific chemical requirement
      • Free Spraywise Spray Log Book for members valued at $69 retail
    • The Spray Shop: 1800 777 090
      • Croplands/SprayShop 20% discount for members on spraying equipment/parts
      • 0% interest offer on financed Croplands spray rigs (conditions apply)
      • 100% product replacement warranty when used according to directions
    • Micron Environ (formerly Enviromist): 08 8582 4077 www.enviromist.com.au
      • 10% discount on any equipment purchased before 31 Dec 2013.
    • Macspread: 8262 6944
      • 5% discount on Trimac®
    • SAGA: 08 8389 1856

      • $50 discount on registration fee for one person at SAGA’s annual Industry Day
      • $100 discount on SAGA’s Quality Assurance Management System
      • Free listing under ‘Find a Contractor’ on SAGA’s website

SAGA’s Mission

To represent and promote the interests of South Australian groundsprayers at all levels.

SAGA’s Objectives

  • To carry out activities that improve the professionalism of the industry
  • To promote the value and professionalism of the industry to the community
  • To collect and disseminate information to members
  • To liaise with like-minded and stakeholder organisations
  • To liaise with, cooperate with, and lobby government at state and federal levels

Recent significant activities

  • SAGA Industry Day 2013. 10 relevant topics and 10 engaging speakers, 13 trade stands, 100 participants. 22 February 2013.
  • Survey of members, and report to Biosecurity SA on the potential impact of changes to SA legislation in relation to Group I herbicides. May 2013
  • Lobbying the APVMA (Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority) to review its policy on mandatory no-spray buffer zones, via the Australian Groundsprayers Association. Ongoing
  • Disseminating information to members. Ongoing

Priorities for 2013-2014

  • To lobby government to take action against unlicensed spray contractors
  • To develop a new SAGA website that will provide real benefits to members
  • SAGA Industry Day 2014. 4 July 2014.
  • Address any new issues as they arise
  • Continue disseminating relevant information to members

Corporate memberships

  • Supporting organisation. Benefits include:
    • Listing on SAGA website (your logo and a link to your website)
    • Discount of $50 on cost of a Trade Stand at SAGA’s Industry Day
    • Regular information bulletins
  • Sponsor. Benefits include:
    • Advertising banner on SAGA’s home page (your logo, a message and a link to your website)
    • Opportunity to email marketing material to members
    • Discount of $50 on cost of a Trade Stand at SAGA’s Industry Day
    • Regular information bulletins

Become a member and start taking advantage of the benefits now