Membership of Champions of the Bush Inc. is open to both Corporate members ($10,000 pa), to SME's ($1,000 p.a. for less than 50 employees), and to businesses that participate in the REF. SME members received regular bulletins and communiques, and attend an Annual Meeting in Regional Victoria.

Champions of the Bush welcomes membership enquiries.

Members are companies and organisations that operate predominantly in regional Australia, usually with headquarters or a significant physical presence in regional Australia. 

Membership enquiries can be directed to Executive Officer Andrea Thomas, email: or telephone 5561 5746.

Our Founding Members included:

  • Brown Brothers Wines
  • Patties Foods
  • PFD Foods
  • Telstra Country Wide
  • NAB

Tahbilk, SED Advisory and other regionally-based businesses joined the group at a later point.

In addition to these pioneering members, over thirty other businesses are now associate members of Champions of the Bush through their involvement in the Regional Executive Forum which was established by Champions of the Bush.

Associate SME Members:

  • Green Eggs
  • Crawford Collective