Australian Historic Telephone Society Inc. (AHTS) Membership

The objectives of the AHTS are:
  • To encourage, promote and develop interest in collecting historic telephones and associated equipment.
  • To cater for the needs of collectors of historic telephones and associated equipment and to conduct meetings and exhibitions therefore.
  • To publish magazines, monographs and other publications dealing with historic telephones, associated equipment and the collection of them.
  • To do all such other lawful things as it may deem necessary or conductive to the attainment of the foregoing objectives.

    The AHTS holds meetings 6 times per year in both Melbourne (Victoria) and Perth (Western Australia). Members are encouraged to attend when ever possible.

    A newsletter (The Exchange) is available 6 times per year and is produced by the Sound and Telecommunications Association Australasia (STAA) which is the co-ordinating body set up by several collecting groups. So, no matter which Society you join, you will have access to the same newsletter.

    Yearly membership fees are as follows...

    $10.00 Joining Fee and Annual Membership fee of:

    For AU$20 you can be a member residing anywhere (worldwide) and access The Exchange journal online.

    For AU$30 you can be an Australian addressed member and access The Exchange journal online and receive a hard copy version by surface mail.

    For AU$35 you can be a New Zealand addressed member and access The Exchange journal online and receive a hard copy version by surface mail.

    For AU$40 you can be an overseas addressed member (except New Zealand) and access The Exchange journal online and receive a hard copy version by surface mail.

    FEES ARE RENEWABLE ON 1st JULY EACH YEAR

    To join the AHTS, please click here for application form....