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About Fee Payment


Your annual $60 membership fee entitles you membership throughout 2023.  If joining from Term 3 (July) the fee was $45.  Membership is currently closed for 2023. Fees for 2024 will remain at $60 for the full year, or $45 if joining midyear. From 2024, you can make payment on this website, as well as applying to be a member and enroling in courses. If paying by other means, please tag your membership payment with your name and reason for payment. eg Bloggs, Joe membership.


If you are placed on a course or excursion where extra charges apply, we will advise you when to pay. Please do NOT pay these extra fees until advised. This will avoid unnecessary refunds if circumstances change. Where payment is required to a third party eg Newcastle Theatre Company, Cruise Company, please refer to the directions in the Program.


IMPORTANT: For payments made by any means other than on the website, please also email with the date of payment (and a copy of the receipt if possible), so we can match your payment to you. 

We accept payment by Electronic Funds Transfer – you can either:

1. Transfer payment through your online banking website or app to the details below


2.  Attend a Newcastle Permanent branch to make a Direct Deposit of cash or transfer from your Newcastle Permanent account.

    • Account name: Newcastle U3A Inc
    • BSB Number: 650 000
    • Account number: 822-048-118
    • Description: Your surname, your initial, whether your payment is a membership fee or extra fee related to a course in which your application to enrol has been accepted. eg Bloggs, J member or Bloggs, J, 117

If paying at a Newcastle Permanent branch please ask the customer service officer to reference your name and description on the deposit. You should keep your deposit receipt. NB. There is no need to buy a bank cheque – they will accept cash.

We no longer accept personal cheques. Click here for our Refund Policy.