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Membership of the Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc. (WAGS) is open to anyone interested in any aspect of genealogy and family history, whether your interest is in Western Australia or worldwide. Membership benefits are shown below.

If you wish to join WAGS, please click here >>  1-JoinNow b  << to register and pay online, or you can download and print our pdfMembership Application Form to mail with your payment; see details under Renew Your Membership below.

On Joining

A membership card and general information kit will be posted to you. You are required to present the card when you visit the library and to wear the card on WAGS premises. Card holders are available at the front desk or you may consider wearing your card on a lanyard. Your membership card is a one off permanent plastic card - see below for lost card repalcements.

Membership Benefits

Undecided about joining?

Non-Members are welcome to come along and have a look at the library at any time. Have a chat to one of our friendly library volunteers who will happily show you what is available in the library.

One Month Visitor

Non-members may use the library facilities for their own research for one calendar month by paying a $25.00 fee.

Annual Subscription Rates

Subscription type Fee (incl. GST) Notes
Single - New $80.00

Includes $15.00 Joining fee

Joint - New

$110.00 Includes $15.00 Joining fee
2 people at one address receiving one journal
Single - Renewal $70.00  
Joint - Renewal $105.00 2 people at one address receiving one journal
Associate Membership $100.00 Enquiries by email to: WAGS Secretary
Corporate Membership $250.00 Enquiries by email to: WAGS Secretary
Day Visitor Fee $15.00 Entitles the visitor access to WAGS Libray for 1 day
(tip - WAGS is open Mondays from 09:30 to 20:00)


Note: From 1st April 2011 each member will need to have a separate email address.
If this is a problem for Joint members, please contact the Membership Officer.  

Renew Your Membership

If you would like to renew your membership, please click on Renew Membership to pay online or, you can download and print our pdfMembership Renewal Form to mail with your payment.

Members who were financial as at 31 March 2011 - renewal date is 31st March each year.

Members joining after 1 April 2011 - renewal date will be 12 months from your joining date.

Journal Only Subscription

If you would like to subscribe to the Western Ancestor, without becoming a WAGS member the annual cost is:-

Within Australia      =       A$25.00
Overseas               =       A$30.00

You can purchase a Journal Only subscription online, or you can download and print our pdfWAGS Journal Only Subscription Formto mail with your payment.

Change of personal details

If you change any personal details - name, address, telephone or email address - please log-in and update your details on your profile page. It is important that we have accurate and up to date records so that we can contact you, and ensure delivery of the Western Ancestor. Alternatively you can notify WAGS library during opening hours or notify the Membership Officer.

If you have any entries in our Members Interests' or WA Surnames  databases please ensure that you notify our database coordinator -  Members' Interests or WA Surnames.

Lost Membership Cards or  Western Ancestor not received

You should immediately notify the Membership Officer to arrange a replacement.

Membership Queries and correspondence

Please quote your full name and membership number in all correspondence or contact with WAGS.

Membership volunteers are usually available at the WAGS meeting room (Unit 4) on Friday mornings  between 9:30am and 11:00am and are happy to answer any membership related queries. Telephone (08) 9271 4311

During library opening hours, a message may be left at the front desk and a Membership representative will attend to the query on the following Friday.

Email queries to membership.queries@wags.org.au and we will respond as soon as possible.

Letters may be sent to:

Membership Officer,
Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc.
6/48 May Street
Western Australia 6053

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 October 2017 20:57

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