Various GSDL forms can be found below, other required forms are linked to the most current version on the GSDCA website.
To apply for membership, fill in the form below and submit.
Complete the renewal form below and submit.
Memberships are due on 30th September each year with a two month grace period being allowed – if members have not renewed by then they need to re-join.
If you are not a member you cannot be awarded pointscore points nor will you be able to vote at the AGM in November.
Breeders Introductory Membership
Breeders please email Membership Registrar, Marilyn Nicholas for the Breeders Introductory Membership form. The form is also available from Microchip Officers
Puppy Listings Form
To have your puppies listed for the weekend, you must have your paperwork in by Wednesday to the Puppy Listings Registrar. If the paperwork is not received by Wednesday your listing will be added the following week.
If you are selling a puppy (or re-homing an adult GSD) to buyers who live outside the Sydney area and where the GSDL do not have any obedience training branches, please refer the new owners to other German Shepherd Clubs for Obedience training. For the German Shepherd Clubs outside the Sydney area, refer them to our link page http://www.gsdl.info/Links.htm
Adult Dog Listings Form
To have an adult GSDs listed for the weekend, you must have your paperwork and payment in by Wednesday to the Puppy Listings Registrar. If the paperwork is not received by Wednesday your listing will be added the following week.
If you are selling a puppy (or re-homing an adult GSD) to buyers who live outside the Sydney area and where the GSDL do not have any obedience training branches, please refer the new owners to other German Shepherd Clubs for Obedience training. For the German Shepherd Clubs outside the Sydney area, refer them to our links page
Breed Survey Form
Completed Breed Survey Form to be sent a week before survey to Club Survey Registrar, 10 Shelley Road, Wallacia 2745
Cost of Breed Survey is $35.00 per dog and cheques made payable to GSDL. Form available on GSDCA Web Site.
Criteria and requirements to be classified in the GSDCA National Breed Survey Scheme are available here
Members are advised that the following additional requirement for GSDCA Breed Survey shall apply as of 1st July 2018
Animals MUST not be desexed, have gained a minimum of a “Good” grading at a specialist or recognised show and registered on the ANKC Main Register prior to application for Breed Survey.
- A grading as awarded overseas shall only be accepted if it is gained at a show as conducted by an organisation as recognised by the GSDCA. [Please refer to listing as per Regulation 3.8].
- A copy of the Grading Certificate as signed by the Judge must accompany the application.
- The Grading Certificate must be presented to the officiating Breed Surveyor.
Where Grading Certificates are not issued or personally signed by the judge the following information: date, name of judge and club that conducted the show must be entered on the GSDCA Form BS 1 – Application for Breed Survey.
The updated GSDCA Form BS 1 – Application for Breed Survey can be downloaded : http://www.gsdcouncilaustralia.org/forms/
For NSW members wishing to survey their animals at interstate Breed Surveys please contact the State Breed Survey Coordinator before sending their application to the interstate State Breed Survey Coordinator. Form available on GSDCA Web Site.
Hip and Elbow Contract
Effective 1st July 2018 the cost for GSDCA Hip Dysplasia/Elbow Dysplasia Control Scheme Application forms will be as follows:
HD/ED Form – Hips & Elbows from $68 to $70
HD/ED Form – Hips Only from $50 to $52
HD/ED Form – Elbows Only from $33 to $35
GSDCA HD/ED Control Scheme: Breeders and Owners Please note
Please ensure that your veterinarian is aware of this requirement, as documented on the GSDCA HD/ED Control Scheme Application form under “Advice to Veterinarian” which reads as follows:-
“Computer Radiography Generated Images (Digital X-rays):
For computer radiography generated images (digital x-rays) to be accepted by the GSDCA Hip Dysplasia and Elbow Dysplasia Control Scheme, the images must be of a high quality and saved as DICOM Images. (i.e. .dcm extension)”
GSDL Breeders Directory Listing Form
GSDL Stud Dog Listing Form
Nomination Form for Election Of Office Bearers
Please note that both Nominees and Nominators must be Financial Members for the 2017 – 2018 financial year which commences on 1st October, 2017.
Postal Vote Request 2017 – 2018
Postal vote applicants must also be financial members for the 2017 – 2018 year.
Important note: A photograph (postcard size) of the animal must be included with any request for a breed or obedience award. These photos are required for the publicity album. Please attach the following information to the photograph Sire, Dam, Date of Birth, Titles, Breed Survey and Hip/Elbow status.
GSDC of Australia Inc Breed Health & Welfare
To Participate in the German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia Breed Improvement Schemes.
To participate in any German Shepherd Dog Council Breed Improvement Scheme that are conducted for and on behalf of the German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia, who must be a member of an affiliated member Club of the German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia.
If a dog is owned in partnership provided one partner is a member of an affiliated Member Club then the normal fee structure shall apply.
Residents of Australia who are non -members of any affiliated Member Club may apply for participation in a German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia Scheme provided that the equivalent of one years subscription fee plus the joining fee of that member Club, is paid in addition to the normal fee applicable to the desired scheme.
Residents of New Zealand wishing to participate in a German Shepherd Dog Council of Australia Schemes, must be a member/or member of an affiliate of the New Zealand German Shepherd Dog Advisory Council.