Australian Railway Historical
Society Victorian Division Inc.

 PO Box 748, Williamstown, Vic, 3016

Membership

Membership Information

 

Membership is open to everyone with a interest in railways, whether you are a railway enthusiast or a professional railway person.

Members are able to access the current Monthly Newsletter electronically.

The Society offers all members the choice to receive the monthly Members' New Letter and other documents as part of the annual subscription via the Society website.  For those members who choose to receive the monthly Members' News Letter and other documents in printed form there is a small additional fee to cover the additional printing and postage costs. 

For Members without access to the internet or to email, your local library or local community resource centre may be able to provide access at small or no cost to those resources and you would then be able to read the Members News Letter online.
 

Benefits of Membership

The benefits available to Members include the following:

  • Monthly Entertainment Meetings;

  • Free Museum Entry;

  • Discounts on pre publication of ARHS books;

  • Members rates for ALL bookings; on Society Tours;

  • Members rates for ALL Research requests made to the Society Archive;;

  • 10% DISCOUNT on all ARHS publications NOT subject to any other offer.

In addition, the Society offers the following optional benefit:

  • Annual subscription to Newsrail, Australian Railway History and Railway Digest magazines at a discounted price;

 

Members are welcome to join the teams of volunteers working on projects at the Museum, the Archive, Newsrail magazine and other groups of the Society.
 

Membership Fees

For a new Member joining the Society, the joining fees are calculated pro rata from the Annual Fees, using the date of application to determine the amount.
The Annual Fees applicable from 1 May 2018 to 30 April 2019 (all rates include GST) are:

EM $60.00 Society Membership with electronic monthly Members' News Letter and other documents but no magazine;
M $75.00 Society Membership with printed monthly Members' News Letter
and other documents but no magazine;
      
EMN $144.00
Society Membership with 12 issues of Newsrail magazine AND electronic monthly Members' News Letter and other documents;
MN $159.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Newsrail magazine AND
printed monthly Members' News Letter and other documents;
      
EMH $144.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Australian Railway History magazine AND electronic monthly Members' News Letter and other documents;
MH $159.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Australian Railway History magazine AND printed monthly Members' News Letter and other documents;
      
EMD $168.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Railway Digest magazine AND electronic monthly Members' News Letter and other documents;
MD $183.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Railway Digest magazine AND printed monthly Members' News Letter and other documents;
      
EMNH $228.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Newsrail magazine AND 12 issues of Australian Railway History magazine AND electronic monthly Members' News Letter and other documents;
MNH $243.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Newsrail magazine AND 12 issues of Australian Railway History magazine AND printed monthly
Members' News Letter; and other documents;
      
EMND $252.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Newsrail magazine AND 12 issues of Railway Digest magazine AND electronic monthly Members' News Letter  and other documents;
MND $267.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Newsrail magazine AND 12 issues of Railway Digest magazine AND printed monthly Members' News Letter  and other documents;
      
EMHD $252.00
Society Membership with 12 issues of Australian Railway History magazine AND 12 issues of Railway Digest magazine AND electronic monthly Members News Letter and other documents;
MHD $267.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Australian Railway History magazine AND 12 issues of Railway Digest magazine AND printed
monthly Members' News Letter and other documents;
     
EMNHD 
$336.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Newsrail magazine AND 12 issues of Australian Railway History magazine AND 12 issues of Railway Digest magazine AND electronic monthly Members' News Letter and other documents;
MNHD $351.00 Society Membership with 12 issues of Newsrail magazine AND 12 issues of Australian Railway History magazine AND 12 issues of Railway Digest magazine AND printed monthly Members' News Letter and
other documents.
      

All Members with an "E" membership category receive the Monthly News Letter and other documents (e.g. Notice of Meeting, Tour Flyers, &c) downloadable from the Society website
An Associate Member (aged less than 18 years) receives the Monthly News Letter for a flat fee of $15.00 per annum to download from the Society Website..
For payments made using Credit Card there is a small surcharge made by the Bank that varies, according to the card type, from 2.06% to 2.16% of the total amount being paid.  Payment by  PayPal, Bank Transfer or by Cheque drawn on an Australian Bank do not attract an additional fee.

Membership Form

To join ARHS Victorian Division, please complete a Membership Application Form.

You can obtain a form to download from the Society website by clicking here:

Membership Application Form.


Alternatively request a form by writing to

ARHS Membership Secretary

PO Box 748

WILLIAMSTOWN   VIC   3016


Complete the form and post it to the Membership Secretary.

Alternatively, you may complete the form and send it by email addressed to
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Governance

The Society is incorporated in the State of Victoria under the Associations Incorporation Reform Act (2012) with Association Number A0033232H.

Rules

The Rules of the Society are approved by the Department of Justice Registrar.

You can read the Rules by clicking here:

Rules.
 

By-laws

The By-laws of the Society deal with the day-to-day running of the Society and are approved by a General Meeting of the Members of the Society .

You can read the By-laws by clicking here:

By-laws.