Membership of the Australian National Eisteddfod is open to all and all are welcome.

Membership is available for:

  • individuals
  • families
  • school and community groups and
  • corporate businesses and organisations

Join the National Eisteddfod

Annual subscriptions are currently $20. Membership signals your support for the work of the National Eisteddfod to others.

Membership numbers and Sponsorship also provide a measure of the community’s support for eisteddfod.

Membership entitlements are listed on the Application form.

Follow the prompts to the Can You Help? page for other avenues for your support which may include: administrative work on competitions or general coordination for the competitions and other events, front-of-house and backstage work for competition sessions and other events and cash and kind donations as prizes and for general operations.


All sponsors are automatically granted membership of the Eisteddfod.

Affiliate Members

Competitors are automatically Affiliate Members of the Society and are entitled to free admission to the competition Sessions in which they are entrants.

Life Members

The National Eisteddfod has awarded life membership to the following, in grateful acknowledgement of their long service and significant contributions.


Dianne Anderson
Judith Bauer OAM
Paul BarsdellSimon Best
Janet BedloeAlan Christie
Julia ButlerDorothy Dashwood OAM
Fay CullJanelle MacDonald
Angela Finnegan OAMMargaret Minnis OAM
Norma MacKayRobbie Robson
Doug StevensonGwynneth Rowe
Gavin TullochSylvia Tulloch
Brian WhiteBen Green
Di Miley