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
  • Discount rates for SAG courses, lectures, workshops and tours
  • Free attendance at an SAG lecture or webinar during your first three months of membership
  • SAG members receive a $72 discount on a new FindMyPast world subscription - contact the office for details of the special discount code to use
  • Free access at 379 Kent Street,  to the following subscription websites, saving you more than $750 each year in personal subscriptions: (Institutional Edition) (World Library Edition)

The (Diamond Library Edition)

National Archives (UK) Discovery - download wills, military records and other documents for free

British Newspaper Archives

Irish Newspaper Archives

Biographical Database of Australia


  • Descent - our quarterly journal available in PDF or print
  • Access to the FHL Film Service - millions of microfilms supplied by FamilySearch
  • 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
  • Reciprocal visiting rights to the collections of various other family history societies
  • 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..