Membership - Categories of membership

Pioneer Members  
This category of membership is open to all persons who have at least one ancestor who arrived in the Province, now the State, of South Australia, on or before 28 December 1846.   
   
Associate Members   
This category of membership is open to spouses of Pioneer Members and spouses of deceased persons who were, or would have been, eligible to be Pioneer Members.  
      
Life Members   
This category of membership is open to Pioneer Members or persons eligible to be Pioneer Members.
   
Junior Pioneer Members   
This category of membership is open to persons under the age of 18 years who have at least one ancestor who arrived in the Province, now the State, of South Australia, on or before 28 December 1846 and are sponsored by a Pioneer Member or Associate Member.   
   
 
Benefits of Membership  

Pioneer Members & Life Members    
Pioneer Members receive the Association's quarterly journal 'The Pioneer'; are entitled to attend social functions held by the Association including the Annual Dinner, the Proclamation Day Luncheon, excursions, lectures, tours and workshops; are eligible to nominate for the Association's Council; and are eligible to vote in any Association election or General Meeting.   
   
Associate Members   
Associate Members receive the Association's quarterly journal 'The Pioneer' and are entitled to attend social functions held by the Association including the Annual Dinner, the Proclamation Day Luncheon, excursions, lectures, tours and workshops.   
   
Junior Pioneer Members   
The objectives of Junior Pioneer membership are to encourage children, from an early age:
·  to be aware that they are descendent from the Pioneers of South Australia
·  to learn about the life and times of their Pioneer ancestors, and
·  to take an interest in the establishment of the Province, now the State, of South Australia.
   
Junior Pioneers receive a special membership certificate, are invited to participate in special Junior Pioneer events held by the Association and are encouraged to become Pioneer Members upon attaining the age of 18 years.   
 
   
Subscriptions and Fees  

Joining Fees & Annual Subscriptions   
A joining fee of $15 applies to any new Pioneer, Associate or Life membership.   
Annual subscriptions are renewable on 30 June. As at 1 July 2016, the Council has set the following subscriptions:    
   
Individuals  
Pioneer Member $55
Associate Member $55 
   
Couples
(receiving only 1 copy of the journal quarterly)   
Pioneer Member & Associate Member $85
2 Pioneer Members $85 
   
Life Subscriptions   
Eligible persons wishing to become Life Members may pay the appropriate subscription based on their age at the time of becoming a Life Member, as follows:   
   
Age Life Subscription 
18 to 49 years $1000
50 to 59 years $850
60 to 69 years $700
70 to 79 years $550
80 years and over $400 
   
Junior Pioneer Registration Fee    
A one-off registration fee of $20 is payable upon sponsorship of each Junior Pioneer. 
 

  
To join The Pioneers Association of South Australia Inc, complete the Application Form and Pedigree Chart and forward with the Joining and Subscription Fees to:
 
Pioneers Association of SA Inc 
Basement
Stafford House
23-25 Leigh Street
Adelaide  SA  5000
 
Payment can be by cheque, money order or direct debit to:-
Account Name:  PASA
BSB No.:  105900
Account No.:  950067040
Description Your name & “Mship”

Email: pioneersa@chariot.net.au  to advise of transfer.
Phone:  08 8231 5055