Apply for Membership

To apply for membership, please download and complete the Membership Application Form

Once completed, please mail it along with a cheque for your payment to:

The Treasurer,
Holdfast Model Aero Club
PO Box 94
O’Halloran Hill SA 5158

If you wish to pay by direct deposit, the Club’s bank details are:

Bank: Westpac
BSB: 735 212
Acct #: 556059
Name: Holdfast Model Aero Club

Please ensure that you use your name as the reference for the bank deposit and, if possible, email a copy of the receipt to our Treasurer at .

Failure to clearly identify your deposit will result in lengthy delays verifying your payment.

Fees are comprised of the following components:

  • Joining Fee – a one-time charge for new membership applications
  • MASA & MAAA Fees – Annual or pro rated cost of affiliation with Model Aerosport SA (MASA) and insurance cover via the Model Aeronautical Association of Australia (MAAA)
  • Club Fee – the annual or pro rated fee for continued HMAC membership

The membership year commences on July 1 each year. However, pro rata fees apply from January 1 through June 30.
(You can view the full year fees by clicking here)

If you join the Club this month, the fees are as per the following table.

Joining Fee$100.00$100.00$0.00
MASA + MAAA Fees$44.00$44.00$22.00
HMAC Club Fee$110.00$95.00$25.00

If you require the HMAC newsletters by post, there is an additional annual charge of $10.00

If you are contemplating joining the Club in December, March or June, we suggest you visit the field on a Sunday morning and speak to one of our committee members or an instructor. They will help you go through the joining process in a way that may save you paying more than you need.


  1. The joining fee is $100 maximum for the whole family**.   For example,
    if a father joins ($100), and later his 19-year-old son joins, there is no additional joining fee for the son.
  2. A Junior is under 18.  He is classed as a junior for the whole year (1 July to 30 June) in which he turns 18, even if that was as early as 1st July.
  3. An ex-HMAC Member who is re-applying for membership does not have to pay another joining fee.


** Family members must reside in the same household to qualify for the $100 maximum joining fee

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