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Victorian GUM Inc.
established in 1984

An association of family history researchers using computers

VicGUM® February Meeting
Launch of New GUM Website
and Update of Member Facilities

To be held Sunday February 8
at the Mount Waverley Masonic Hall
Commencing at 2:00 pm

Victorian GUM (Genealogists Using Microcomputers) Inc. is an association of family history researchers using computers to help them in their research. VicGUM® is based in Melbourne, and has over 700 members around Australia. It is incorporated in Victoria under the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012, download the Rules of Association document for more information.


The purposes of Victorian GUM Incorporated are outlined in the Rules of Association Part 1, Rule 2.


Membership is open to all individuals and organisations upon payment of the annual subscription fee. Membership benefits include:

  • a monthly newsletter mailed to members
  • the opportunity to participate and to hear expert speakers at our monthly meetings
  • seminars and workshops
  • information on software for genealogy
  • our Dial Help network of members willing to help you with many different software packages
  • access to the "GUMNET" Internet mailing list

The annual membership fee is specified in the membership payment page as well as the various payment options. Joint membership is also available for two people in the one household. All fees are in Australian dollars and include a joing fee for new members and GST/overseas charges. Download and print a PDF version of the membership form and send it in, or pay online with a Credit Card and PayPal to subscribe today! Note that all information collected from members is covered by the VicGUM® Privacy of Information policy.

Contacting VicGUM® and VicGUM® committee members


Postal Address:

Victorian GUM Inc.
Level B1, 257 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
How to find the GUM Office

Victorian GUM Inc.
PO Box 375
Flinders Lane Victoria 8009 (yes, that is the correct Postcode)

E-mail for more information

President: Doug Elms, phone (03) 9809 4854, email
Membership Secretary: John Donaldson, phone (03) 9639 2005
Software Sales & Distribution: GUM Office, phone (03) 9639 2005
VicGUM®Office staffed Tuesday & Thursday 10 am – 3 pm, email GUM Office
Newsletter Editor: John Donaldson, phone (03) 9598 6767, email

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Victorian GUM Inc., No. A0023358X, ABN 47 032 151 571
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