Membership Benefits:

  • Copy of our journal Pivot Tree – digital
  • Journal Borrowing – GFHG subscribes to a number of Australian and Overseas family history journals and newsletters.  Many are now available to Members as digital versions.
  • 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 $AUD 12.50 per query ($AUD 25 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 – pre-recorded as an MP4 video for Members.
  • Share a common interest in family history with our members.OVERSEAS PAYMENTS – even if sent as $AUD (unless paid by an Australian Bank), banks charge us an overseas transfer fee, so you need to add $AUD 5 to your payment.  If unsure, please Contact Us.

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: $AUD includes GST and quarterly journal Pivot Tree 

Joining Fee (new members only) $10.00
Single membership $20.00
Joint membership $23.00
Other Family History Group (no Joining Fee required)
(reserved for official / incorporated societies)
Includes digital copy of Pivot Tree