Become A Member

Becoming a UFS member is really easy. For convenience you can join in-store, online or over the telephone. Membership is only $10 per year and the savings you will make throughout the year will pay for your membership over and over! What an investment!

As a UFS member you will receive:

  • Discounts every day at UFS Pharmacies, UFS Medical and Peace & Quiet.
  • 7.5% saving on Australian Unity Health Insurance (conditions apply).
  • Peace of mind that you’re supporting the local community as UFS is a not-for-profit, owned by its members.
  • The highest quality service from trained professionals.
  • Free member services, as well as discounted services.
  • Discounts at Friendly Society Pharmacies Australia wide.

UFS Dispensaries owns pharmacies throughout Ballarat, Beaufort, Ballan, Bacchus Marsh, Melton and Gisborne, and operates three pharmacies in Coburg on behalf of Friendly Pharmacies Victoria. UFS also owns three medical centres in Ballarat, a day spa and a specialty gift store.

Are you new to Ballarat?

An initiative of the City of Ballarat, new residents to Ballarat are eligible to receive a New Residents Booklet. The booklet details many of the services and facilities in Ballarat to help new residents settle in and find their way around the town. Among the many vouchers and offers included in the booklet, is a great offer from UFS. Once you’ve collected the booklet from City of Ballarat, present the UFS voucher at one of our pharmacies when joining as a new UFS member (just $10 per year), and a receive a $20 UFS gift voucher. This offer is valid only at the time of joining as a new member, will not be backdated and is not valid for membership renewals.

For more information on the new residents welcome to Ballarat booklet click here.