Joining Birds Queensland

members welcoming guests at outdoor activity
Members welcoming guests at activity introduction. Photo: C. Ivin

How to join Birds Queensland

Birds Queensland is a non-profit society that finances its own activities. You can apply for membership in a number of ways:

  1. Fill in an on-line application form, and the details will be sent electronically to the Committee. Click here to access the form.
  2. A PDF form which you may print and complete by hand and mail it to the address below. Click here to download the form (PDF file, 958 KB.
  3. An electronically-fillable PDF form was previously available but is no longer maintained.

You can pay by bank transfer, over the counter bank deposit or via a cheque. Details are provided on the forms. Or come to one of our meetings as a guest; introduce yourself, meet the members and find out what we do.

You'll be most welcome!

Members receive a monthly newsletter except in January, and the journal The Sunbird. The society holds regular monthly camps and walks for members and guests, and is involved in a number of activities which include assisting in research, informing the community about birds and their habitat, and working to protect and maintain suitable habitats.

Membership renewal

Members who wish to renew their membership can use the "Renew membership" form which is available in the members' area of the web site. You can log on from the main page.

Alternately, you can use the Application for Membership/Renewal pdf form. See options 2 and 3 above for details on accessing this form.

Annual subscriptions

Single member
Full time student

Gift Membership

Do you have any family or friends who might like to be BQ members? Solve your gift giving problems with a BQ Gift Membership Certificate. An attractive certificate has been designed and printed and is supplied with an envelope.

The usual New Member application process is followed so ensure that any request for a gift membership is lodged, including details of the proposed new member, before a Management Committee meeting (held the night before the monthly meeting), and in plenty of time for the special occasion for which you want the Gift Certificate.

If you have any queries, please email the or the .


General correspondence, including membership fees, should be addressed to the Secretary. The Society's address is:

P.O. BOX 3784,

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