Membership

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For a condensed membership page suitable for printing to give out at events see Membership/handout.

Support Wikimedia Australia by becoming a member today! Membership is AUD$20/year (AUD$10/year concession).

Benefits of becoming a member include:

Before you join you may be interested in reading our rules and especially our Statement of Purpose.

Contents

How to become a member of Wikimedia Australia

  1. Fill out and submit the application form. Be sure all the submitted information is correct.
  2. You will receive a confirmation email with the subject Application for Wikimedia Australia Membership.
  3. If your application is approved, you will receive another email to inform you that the membership dues are pending. This email contains information about how you pay your membership fees at the relative rates - (AUD$20/year, AUD$10/year concession).
  4. Once your payment has been received, you will receive a confirmation email to inform you of the status to 'Current'. You will be added to the members mailing list unless you request otherwise. The email address you provided will be the primary method of contact regarding all Wikimedia Australia meetings and other events, unless you request otherwise.

Late joiners

The committee approved the following motion at the March 2009 meeting:-

That members joining and paying a subscription after 1 April in any financial year, be fully paid up until the end of the following financial year.

Renewal of membership

Membership renewal falls due on 1 July of a given year.

If you have any questions, please email the Treasurer at treasurer-at-wikimedia.org.au

How to renew

Simply make a payment (according to Payment methods) with a comment including your name and if there is room, also the word "renewal", and also email the treasurer (treasurer-at-wikimedia.org.au). It's not necessary to do anything in memberDB for renewing.

Payment methods

At this time, the available payment methods are listed below in order of our preference. Further payment types may be added at a later stage.

  1. Direct deposit (much preferred)
  2. Cheque or money order
  3. Paypal

Direct deposit

Bank details:

  • BSB: 633-000
  • Account No.: 134821859
  • Account name: Wikimedia Australia Incorporated
  • SWIFT Code: BENDAU3B (only for international transfers)
    If you pay via international transfer, please add AUD$2 for the bank fee.

Cheques and money orders

Please send to:


Wikimedia Australia, Inc.
PO Box 2062
Bennettswood VIC 3125
Australia

With an accompanying note mentioning your name, email address and the purpose of the payment (e.g. joining, renewing).

Paypal

If you wish to pay via credit card or Paypal (http://www.paypal.com/), our account is <treasurer-at-wikimedia.org.au>. You can also use email this address to get a Paypal payment request, which can be paid via Paypal account or credit card (a Paypal account is not necessary).

Problems?

If at any time you have problems or you want to ask about the progress/status of your application, please contact the Secretary at secretary-at-wikimedia.org.au.

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