As a common voice, NEAT has an important advocacy role in Tasmania. For over twenty years, it has provided contact with the broader educational community and communication with government. NEAT has access to national projects that provide funding support to build the work of all joint councils in Australia.
NEAT members can access public liability insurance for professional learning events, seminars, workshops and conferences at significantly reduced rates. Note that this insurance does not cover students involved in these activities. Conference venues will often require different compliance with sighting of certificates of cover and currency for student involvement.
NEAT membership runs from April 1st each year. Membership fees are kept low at $120.00 per year. Insurance is extra but changes depending yearly upon the levels of cover and the number of associations that wish to access public liability or newer products for covering their cyber transactions.