Membership of BAS

As a member you will receive lots of benefits. You will receive our newsletters, have access to a wide selection of library material, and invitations to exclusive social events and astronomy field nights throughout the year. And best of all, you will meet many keen amateur astronomers to share your interest with and to learn from.

Membership is for a calendar year, January 1st to December 31st.  However, if you join BAS late in a calendar year (October through to December) your membership will carry forward for the subsequent year.

Membership Application Steps and Payment

How to renew your membership of join BAS and make payment as a new member 

Annual membership fees for renewing and new members are:

– Full member $35.00
– Full Family membership $40.00
– Concession membership (Student and Pensioner) $20.00

Three simple payment options:

1- Come along to a monthly BAS meeting and pay in cash to our Treasurer, or
2- Pay online through your bank by direct deposit. (Just make sure to insert your name in the payment description box eg, JillSmith.  Please omit any middle names – squeeze as much as possible of your first and last names into your bank’s character limit. )  And then send an email to telling us:
– your name,
– names of any other people covered by your application,
– category of membership you are seeking,
– address and a phone number,
– email address,
– your bank direct transfer payment amount.

Our bank details are:

Account name: Brisbane Astronomical Society Inc
Bank: Bank of Queensland
BSB: 124030
Account Number: 10168155

3- Pay by credit card or PayPal via our TryBooking payment gateway.  But please be aware the gateway will add an extra $0.50 to your membership fee. Click Here.

Once you have completed the TriBooking payment process could you then please send an email to our membership manager  and let us know.   TryBooking sometimes neglects to let us know a payment has been made.