Our constitution (2011) limits membership to:
Member Societies whose representatives must be nominated members of "duly constituted non-profit genealogical, family history or historical societies in the State of Queensland"
Associate Members being special interest groups and/or persons who may or may not have a membership of an affiliated society. Such members have no voting rights.
Honorary Members and Life Members
Membership is available to:
Member Societies whose representatives must be nominated members of ‘duly constituted non-profit genealogical, family history or historical societies in the State of Queensland’.
Associate Members being special interest groups and/or persons who may or may not have membership of affiliated societies. The special interest groups and/or persons which/who carry out non-profit activities the pursuit of genealogy, family or history. Such members have no voting rights.
Honorary Members and Life Members as prescribed under the by-laws of the association.
Annual fees are:
Society with up to 50 members: $22.00
Society with 51 to 100 members: $38.50
Society with more than 100 members: $55.00
History Queensland membership is due 1st April each year.
A renewal form is available here (DOC). Please submit the completed form with your payment by email or post.
An applicant for membership of the association must be proposed by one member of the association (the proposer) and seconded by another member (the seconder).
An application for membership must be;
Signed by the applicant and the applicants' proposer and seconder
In the form decided by the management committee.
An application form is available: HQ Membership Form
Note. The Management Committee is happy to accept applications from interested societies without a mover and seconder. When the application meets the criteria as stated above, committee members move and second applications on behalf of the organisations they represent.
Please contact the Membership Officer, if you require any more information.
Please note on your transfer your society name plus ‘membership’ fee and email the society on firstname.lastname@example.org to advise when payment is made. Please do not use initials in your reference as there are other societies with similar initials.
Account Name: History Queensland Inc.
Account BSB: 124-022
Account Numbers: 1038 7143
Bank: Bank of Queensland
Payment may be made by posting the Tax Invoice (Membership Form) with payment of fees by cheque to:
Treasurer, History Queensland, PO Box 399, Mt Gravatt, Qld 4122.