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Membership Fees for 2017
Join after
June 30
  New Member Joining Fee  (per address)
  Annual Fees   (All fees to be paid in Australian dollars and are due on 1st January)
Full Member - Individual
Additional Family  Member -  Living in same household
Full Member - Concession  (For Centrelink and DVA Pension Card holders only)
New Member Joining Fee
Full Member - Individual
Additional Family  Member -  Living in same household
Magazine Only
Overseas Magazine Only
Overseas Membership
Interest Group (available to Members only)
Life Membership - Individual      
Life Membership - Family   
Visitors per day
Visitors per half day

Benefits of Membership

Free use of our extensive Reference Library of books, maps, fiche, film, CDs, DVDs and internet subscriptions sites.

Country, Interstate & International Members free research for two hours per year
This is a special service for Country, Interstate and International Members.  Members must be financial and are then entitled to two hours free research each year. (A Country member is defined as one who lives further than 100 km from the Melbourne GPO)

Tour of the Library for new members, conducted on the second Saturday of each month (excluding January)

Starting Family History classes designed to help researchers get the most from the records available in the Library and elsewhere

One-on-One tuition that provides personal help with your research

Seminars & Workshops presented monthly

Research and Look Up service

Certificate & Will ordering service for overseas Birth, Death and Marriage certificates and Wills

Monthly newsletter, News & Events sent by email to financial members and available at the library for those without internet access

Official magazine of the AIGS, The Genealogist is received quarterly

AIGS Surnames database (members can add up to six names they are researching)

Interest Groups that enable Members to share their information on areas of interest

Members of AIGS have Reciprocal rights with a number of interstate societies.
They are as follows:

Genealogical Society of the Northern Territory
Genealogical Society of Queensland
Tasmanian Family History Society Inc.
Queensland Family History Society Inc.
South Australian Genealogy & Heraldry Society Inc.
The Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra Inc.
Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc.
New Zealand Society of Genealogists Inc. [Auckland Branch Only]

To use any of these Interstate Libraries, please present your AIGS membership card, along with a letter from the Office Manager stating you are a financial member of AIGS. (This letter is valid for three months). Members of the above Societies wishing to use the AIGS library must present their membership card at the entry desk for verification and sign the admission book. This dispensation does NOT apply to members of interstate societies who reside in Victoria.
Pro Rata Membership Application Form (From 1 July 2017)
Please read the Privacy Statement.  Your signature on the Application form will confirm that you have read and agree with the Privacy Statement.
To update your personal address please the Membership Secretary.


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Updated 16th December 2016
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