Joining the Monaro Folk Society

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To Join or renew your membership by direct deposit with emailed details, go to Membership Payments

Membership Benefits

Members receive a monthly newsletter, Monaro Musings, which provides:

Information on upcoming events in the region & throughout Australia.

Details of regular concerts, dances, sessions, workshop and radio programmes.

Informative articles on cultural history, music & book reviews, etc.

Opportunities to advertise and discover through "classifieds" of all sorts which relate to the Folk Arts.


Members are entitled to a preferential rate of admission to most MFS activities, including the Society's performance venue The Merry Muse, and an extensive range of dance events.

MFS activities include regular, free, informal music and singing lessons.

Members have access to the MFS PA system at very affordable rates.

Membership Year

1st July - 30th June

Membership Fees

Single $30 Concessional Single $24

Family $44 Concessional Family $30

Remote $24 (Remote rate applies if you do not live in the ACT or in Postcode Area 2582, 2620, or 2621)

Where membership is taken up in the second half of a membership year, special arrangements apply:

Memberships taken out between 1 January and 31 March will be charged at half the normal rate for the current membership year, and will cover the period from date of joining until the end of that membership year on 30 June following.

Memberships taken out between 1 April and 30 June will be charged at the rate for the next membership year, but will cover the period from date of joining until 30 June of the year following - this means a bonus period of up to 3 months is available at no cost.


Application for Membership or Renewal


Membership can be taken out or renewed by direct deposit with emailed details, or in person.

To pay by Direct Deposit go to Membership Payments.

To join or renew in person or by cheque, read on.

Please right-click on the following link to download the membership form, or open it in a new window so you can print it: Membership Form. Use this form when applying for or renewing membership in person.

Or, membership can commence or be renewed on-the-spot, with immediate effect, at The Merry Muse or at dances and dance classes.

Acceptance of a completed application by MFS with appropriate payment will entitle those persons nominated in the application to membership of MFS for the current membership year subject to the special arrangements outlined under "Membership Fees".

Your Privacy - Our Policy

Personal details provided by persons applying for membership of MFS will be used only for the purposes of the society and its administrative responsibilities. No details will be passed to any other person, organisation or authority.

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