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Membership Benefits

Join the Australiana Society and show your commitment to the preservation and research of our national heritage
Subscription to Australiana

Four issues of our 60 pages quarterly illustrated magazine Australiana, with in-depth articles on a range of Australiana collectables (see MAGAZINE for topics in recent issues), and news and reviews of exhibitions, books and events.

Members' Events

Invitations to Australiana talks and excursions during the year, mostly held in Sydney but also in Hobart, Melbourne and Brisbane. Invitations to the annual dinner and lecture. Members are welcome to bring guests to general meetings (excursions may be restricted for privacy and security).


Our first Australiana symposium was held in 2001 at Old Government House, Sydney, and attended by over 100 delegates. In 2019, we celebrated the end of our 40th year by holding a special three day symposium Made in Australia on Australiana and Australian decorative arts at the State Library of NSW.

Personal and professional contacts

Opportunities to make personal contact and share information, research and knowledge with other collectors, dealers, researchers and auctioneers. Get valuable inside tips and learn from other's experience and mistakes!

Subscriptions may be tax deductible

Your subscription may be a tax deductible - if collecting, researching or preservation of Australiana is relevant to your business or work, for instance as a curator you are collecting Australiana as part of your superannuation fund.

Donations are tax deductible

The Australiana Society is a 'Deductible Gift Recipient' and donations to the Society are tax deductible.

Interested in becoming a member?
The Australiana Society acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples – the First Australians – as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this land and gives respect to the Elders – past and present – and through them to all Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.