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Our Society exists to collect, preserve and research Wendish and German family history, culture and heritage. All who share this heritage by birth, marriage or simply by common interest are welcome to join.

Your membership will entitle you to free Newsletters and support our work and help maintain and further develop our Website; Library and Resource Centre, currently holding almost a thousand books (mostly family histories); and extensive computer records (eg: shipping lists of migrants, births, deaths and marriages).

Members are automatically placed on our Newsletter mailing list. You will also have the opportunity to meet others who share similar interests.

We are powered by volunteers and donations. Helpers are needed to assist with a variety of tasks, especially cataloguing and computerising our holdings of magazines, books, photos, newspaper clippings, certificates and documents.

How to Join

To apply to join, download and print the Wend Membership Application Form and post it with your payment to:

The Secretary,
Wendish Heritage Society Australia Inc.
P.O. Box 4050,
Box Hill South,
Victoria 3128, Australia

If you don’t have a printer, please write to the above address, giving the details requested on the Membership Application  Form and enclosing your payment.

Details re payment options (cheque or EFT) are included on the membership form.

Payment of $35 for single membership or $40 for joint membership for one calendar year is due at the start of each year.

Additional donations can also be made for the expanding work of the Society and we thank most sincerely those of you who have made such generous donations.