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MBO Membership Application

Any person over the age of 15 is eligible to apply for membership of Mount Burnett Observatory inc.

To apply, simply fill in the form below, agree to abide by our rules and code of conduct, and pay your membership fee ($50 for a full year). You may make use of MBO facilities and participate in MBO events as soon as you fill in your membership form.

All applications are put to MBO committee for approval. The committee meets once a month and you will be notified shortly thereafter of the result.

Members can also sign up additional family members. Additional members over the age of 15 cost $25, and children under the age of 15 are free.

Membership Benefits

  • Exclusive events

    Access to all member’s only events

  • Community

    Join a diverse and inclusive community

  • Discounts

    Save 10% on all MBO merch

  • Education

    Use of our extensive library

  • Telescopes

    Hands-on access to our 8-18″ scopes

  • Member’s Nights

    Every Friday Night!

    We even have cake!

  • Learn & Network

    We are 400 Members & growing!

  • Explore the Universe

    We would love to see you soon!

How can I add a person to my family membership

To add another adult to your existing group/family membership please follow these instructions
From the home page (shot 1) choose the members pages menu item.
The top option will be Members Login page (shot 2).
Here you fill in your username (or email address) and password and you go to the members landing page (shot 3). Click on update your membership and details.
Shot 4 shows all your details. Click on the option to manage groups. That takes you to a page for your family membership group.(Shot 5)  In the big vacant box you can add the email for your additional member. when you click return the website will send them an email inviting them to fill in an application form. This is important as it captures agreement to abide by our rules and codes of conduct.

How does membership work?

If you wish to join MBO you have a number of different options depending on the size of your family:

-Single membership (suitable for one adult)

-Family of two (suitable for two related people over the age of 15)

-Family of three (suitable for three related people over the age of 15)

When you purchase one of these options, each family member can have their login access to the MBO website.

In addition you can add children under the age of 15 to any of the above memberships. Children under 15 are free but should be named on your membership.

My membership has expired. How do I renew it?

To add another adult to your existing group/family membership please follow these instructions
From the home page (shot 1) choose the members pages menu item.
The top option will be Members Login page (shot 2).
Here you fill in your username (or email address) and password and you go to the members landing page (shot 3). Click on update your membership and details.
Shot 4 shows all your details. Click on the option to renew your membership. That takes you to a stripe page where you type in your credit card details and you will be done!
Shot 5 shows the message you get when you succeed!

I cannot find the renew button. How do I renew?

The renew button appears within 60 days of your membership expiring and will be on the Actions line of the Members Account Page.

You can renew prior to this time but will need to do it via a cash payment or direct bank transfer to our account. For more information on how to do this please email info@mbo.org.au.

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