Membership Benefits:

  • Copy of our journal Pivot Tree (There is a fee if posted rather than collected).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Share a common interest in family history with our members.

Membership Application / Renewal:

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

Annual Fees: include GST and quarterly journal Pivot Tree [if collected]

Joining Fee (new members only) $ 10.00
Single membership $ 20.00
Joint membership $ 23.00
Pivot Tree posted – Single or Joint – add postage fee $ 10.00
Pivot Tree collected at General Meetings – no extra charge $   0.00
Family History Group (no Joining Fee required & includes
postage of 4 issues of Pivot Tree)
$ 30.00
Pivot Tree single issue posted (Date of issue to be specified) $   9.00