When you become a member of the National Trust (NSW), you join a worldwide community that appreciates and protects heritage. Membership provides an opportunity to help protect places of historical and cultural significance for future generations to enjoy.

As a member of the National Trust, you’ll get free entry to more than 1,000 special places across Australia and the world. You’ll also be directly contributing to the preservation of some of Australia’s most beautiful and loved places.

Join today to help keep the heritage of our nation alive.

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Become a member

Join a community of like-minded people who want to protect heritage. Memberships start at $60.

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Renew membership

Already a member? Renew your membership online. Save a further 10% when you renew for 3 years.

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Gift memberships

Give the gift of joy and discovery. A National Trust membership is the perfect gift for nature and history lovers.

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Benefits of a National Trust membership

As a member of the National Trust, you’ll enjoy:

  • Free entry to more than 100 special places in Australia
  • Free entry to more than 1,000 heritage destinations around the world
  • Access to members-only events and tours
  • National Trust (NSW) Magazine delivered to your door three times a year
  • Special retail and promotional offers.

Membership categories

There is a membership package for everyone – whether you are joining as a family, an eager student of culture and history, or supporting us as an individual. Please find our categories and rates outlined below.

1 Year3 Years
Individual Senior
One adult aged over 60.
Individual Concession
One adult concession card holder (government pension or full-time study)
(Two adults and up to 4 children under the age of 18.
The adults can include any family or friendship grouping.)
Household Senior
(Two adults aged over 60 and up to 4 children under the age of 18.
The adults can include any family or friendship grouping.)
Household Concession
Two concession card holders (government pension or full-time study) and up to 4 children under the age of 18.
The adults can include any family or friendship grouping.

Joining fee of $35 applies to new memberships (payable first year only).

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Membership frequently asked questions

When will I receive my membership card and welcome kit?

You will receive your membership card and welcome kit within 21 days.

How can I send a gift membership?

You can choose to have the membership welcome pack and card delivered either to you or to the recipient with a letter explaining that the membership is a gift from you.

Can I use my National Trust membership in the United Kingdom?

As a member, you can use your membership card for free entry to over 300 homes and gardens in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. You can also enjoy free entry to more than 1,000 properties and gardens worldwide simply by showing your current National Trust (NSW) membership card. Please visit our International Places page for more information.

Who can be included on my membership?

If you purchase a household membership you can include friends and family on your membership. Two adults and up to four children under 18 years of age can be included on your membership.

Do you offer discounts on National Trust membership?

As a charity, we don’t offer general discounts on membership. Your membership helps us to look after many special places in New South Wales. Now, more than ever, we need your support to continue to invest in our ongoing conservation work, guaranteeing that your favourite places are here for generations to come.

If you are a concession card holder (student of pension card holder) you will be eligible for our concession rate. If you join for three years you will be eligible for a discount of up to 10%.

I have lost my membership card. How can I replace it?

Please email your name and membership number and we will arrange for a new card to be sent to you.

Can I cancel my National Trust membership?

You can cancel your membership at any time, but please note that all memberships are non-refundable. We’d therefore recommend continuing to take advantage of the benefits until your renewal date, at which point you can decide to not renew.

If you’d still like to cancel, you can email us at membership@nationaltrust.com.au . Please include your full name, address and member number.

What are the different ways to join the National Trust?

You can join online, by phone (02) 9258 0156 or in person at a National Trust property.


“My husband and I have been members for over 40 years. I originally joined up with my mother in 1967. We have really enjoyed our membership over the years, especially visiting the open houses. We also love that you are protecting our important heritage.”

– Robin Wilks, long-standing member

Thank you to our current Corporate Members

The National Trust is grateful for the generous support of our Corporate Members:

Wollongong City Council

Design 5 Architects Ltd

Cox Architecture Pty Ltd

Winten Property Group

Allen Jack + Cottier

GML Heritage

Lucas Stapleton Johnson & Partners

Hector Abrahams Architects


Our supporters

Museums & Galleries NSW

Lucas Stapleton Johnson & Partners

International Conservation Services

Aurora Expeditions



Become a member

To help the National Trust’s ongoing work to preserve Australia’s heritage, join or renew your membership today.