Members enjoy a number of benefits:

  • Access to our world-class collections at 2/379 Kent Street (library resources) and 120 Kent Street (manuscripts & images)
  • Research advice from our volunteers at 2/379 Kent Street, Sydney
  • Look-up & research advice service for country, interstate and international members
  • Quick email look-up service for all members (including metropolitan)
  • Discount rates for SAG courses, lectures, workshops and tours
  • Free attendance at an SAG lecture or webinar during your first three months of membership
  • Access to our member-only webinar series
  • Free access at 379 Kent Street,  to the following subscription websites, saving you more than $750 each year in personal subscriptions: (World Library Edition) (World Library Edition)

The (Diamond Library Edition)

National Archives (UK)

Discovery - download wills, military records and other documents for free

British Newspaper Archives

  • Descent - our quarterly journal available in PDF or print
  • Access to the FHL Film Service - millions of microfilms supplied by FamilySearch Note FamilySearch is closing this service on 1 September 2017
  • Access to SAG's courier services to obtain copies of UK wills and BDM records, and to our sterling cheque service (an economical way to send small amounts of money to the UK)
  • Discounts on SAG products and pre-publication offers
  • One free published 'enquiry' in Descent per calendar year

To join the SAG download and complete the Application for Membership form and return it by fax, mail, in person or as a scanned attachment to an email sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.