Membership is open to anyone who is a descendant of pioneers who arrived or settled prior to, or after the establishment of the first settlement on 27th July, 1836; soldier settlers and their descendants; and all persons interested in promoting the objects of the Association.
We now have members from most states in Australia, as well as overseas.
Here is our constitution.
Here is our Membership Application Form.
(Existing members can use this to advise of any change of details).
Currently our annual membership fee is $5 per household.
Student membership* is free.
Membership fees are due 1 January each year.
Benefits of membership include:
Assistance in research of your family tree
Participate in our projects, particularly the upcoming preparations for the bi-centennial in 2036, either on Kangaroo Island or on the mainland.
Invitation to join our Executive Committee should you so desire.
Voting as a financial member at the Annual General Meeting.
Invitation to join our annual Settlement Day dinner, held either Adelaide or on Kangaroo Island in July.
Invitation to join our periodic general meetings, held at historic venues in and near Adelaide.
Meet other like-minded members interested in both the history and heritage of the island.
* Student membership
Open to young people up to and including the age of 18 years.
All benefits as above, except newsletters are electronic, and that there can be no voting privileges.