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MEMBERS CODE OF CONDUCT (per By Law clause 11)

All Members are required to behave at all times in a way which upholds the Association’s values and complies with its statement of purpose and rules:

Behaviour - General:

A Member must, at all times, behave in a way that upholds the Association’s values, integrity and good reputation.


An Ordinary Member must, when engaged in any photography related activity, including interacting with clients and potential clients, behave at all times in the manner expected of a professional person.

Honesty and Integrity:

A Member must behave honestly and with integrity in the course of Association activities.

Care and Diligence:

A Member must act with care and diligence in the course of Association activities.

Respect and Courtesy:

A Member, when acting in the course of Association activities, must treat everyone with respect and courtesy, and without harassment.

Lawful Compliance:

A Member, when acting in the course of Association activities, must comply with all applicable Australian Laws.

Directive Compliance:

A Member must comply with any lawful and reasonable direction given by someone in the Association’s organisation who has authority to give the direction.


A Member must maintain appropriate confidentiality about dealings that the Member has with any sensitive matter that relates to the Association.

Conflict of Interest:

A Member must disclose, and take reasonable steps to avoid, any conflict of interest (real or apparent) in connection with Association activities.

Proper use of Resources:

A Member must use the Association’s resources in a proper manner.

Undue Advantage:

A Member must not make improper use of:

  • Inside information; or
  • The Member’s duties, status, power or authority, in order to gain a benefit or advantage for the Member or for any other person

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