Member Benefits

As a member, you’ll receive far more benefits than simply being involved through our public access!

Member Benefits

As a member, you receive:

  • Exclusive access to the members-only section* of the AFTS website
  • Exclusive access to all the Tale of the Month Reference Reading & Points to Ponder lists
  • Discount rates to annual conferences
  • Exclusive access to all conference audio recordings
  • Access to Fairy Tale Ring meetings (currently operating in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra!) 
  • Discount rates for other AFTS events such as exhibitions, concerts or seminars
  • Networking opportunities with AFTS members across the nation
  • Networking opportunities with artistic and academic professionals, performers and skilled artisans working with fairy tales
  • The exclusive opportunity to have your fairy tale themed work / writing / art published in the AFTS ezine
  • Opportunities to have personal, independent and/or professional fairy tale related work promoted via the ezine and social media
  • Exclusive free access to the AFTS bi-monthly 20+ paged ezine
  • The right to vote on AFTS constitutional amendments that may arise at the Annual General Meeting
  • The right to nominate and vote for AFTS committee members at the AGM

*Password changes yearly with renewing memberships

The public can:

  • Attend the annual conference (with entry fee)
  • Attend a local Fairy Tale Ring (with entry fee) and network with local members
  • Follow the AFTS on all social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Attend public AFTS events
  • Read the AFTS website posts and announcements
  • View/listen to inaugural conference recordings via the AFTS YouTube channel
  • Read and download a preview PDF of the members exclusive ezine
  • Access two samples of our thematic Reading Lists*

* Two (public) samples of our private Reading Lists:

Jack and the Beanstalk J & B reading list

The Little Mermaid little-mermaid-reading list

(You can access our other lists, e.g. for Cinderella, Puss in Boots, Bluebeard, Thumbelina, Rapunzel and more, by joining The Australian Fairy Tale Society!)

Preview of the e-zine:


AFTS Ezine Issue 01 PREVIEW Cover pic