Clarification of WIA-IARU relationship
The IARU is the world-wide voice of amateur radio. Under article 2.2 of the IARU constitution only one national society can be a member of the IARU and in Australia that society is the Wireless Institute of Australia.
The WIA as a member of the IARU contributes substantial funding to the operation of the IARU Region 3 organisation for the benefit of all amateurs in Australia. This funding is used to further the objects of the IARU and IARU Region 3 organisations. The WIA also has and supports a Director on the Region 3 Executive Committee.
The WIA as a member society has the right to cast its vote, present proposals, represent the IARU in their country and participate in activities and conferences of its own regional organisation.
For further information about the IARU take a look at the following Link and Link
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