Membership Benefits:

  • Copy of our journal Pivot Tree – digital (no extra cost) or printed version ($10 extra to cover postage)
  • Journal Borrowing – GFHG subscribes to a number of Australian and Overseas family history journals and newsletters.  Single issues may be borrowed for one month and returned on meeting nights.  Many are now available to Members as digital versions during COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Lookup Service – Any member may request a free lookup of the Geelong & District Database of Church BMD, Directory entries and GFHG Publications.
  • Discounted Research Service – For those members who are unable to access the Geelong Heritage Centre or who wish further assistance with their local research, you may submit a Research Request for $10 per query ($20 for non-members).  Please complete the Research Request form on our website.
  • Access to Digital Journals from Victoria, Interstate and Overseas.
  • Access to some research resources online.
  • Guidance with all types of research – not limited to local research.
  • A variety of Guest Speakers at our Month General Meetings – still happening during COVID-19 – pre-recorded as an MP4 video to Members.
  • Share a common interest in family history with our members.

Membership Application or Renewal:

  1. DOWNLOAD the Membership Form (PDF file)
  2. PAY DIRECT into our Bank Account
    Bank:           Bendigo Bank
    BSB:             633-000
    Account:     162588131
    Ref:              YOUR name
    EMAIL proof of payment and completed Membership form to:
    Geelong Family History Group
  3. OR send cheque / bank draft and completed form to:
    Membership Officer
    Geelong Family History Group
    PO Box 1187
    Geelong  VIC  3220  Australia

Annual Fees: include GST and quarterly journal Pivot Tree [not posted]

Joining Fee (new members only) $10.00
Single membership $20.00
Joint membership $23.00
Pivot Tree provided via download link – no extra charge $0.00
Family History Group (no Joining Fee required)
(reserved for official / incorporated societies)
Includes digital copy of Pivot Tree
Pivot Tree single issue posted (Date of issue to be specified) $9.00