Membership costs $50 per year (Jan-Dec) for individuals, $25 for full-time students and pensioners, $15 for children under 16. Memberships for the Dante Musica Viva choir costs an additional $10.

Every year, from August, memberships are half price for all members because of the relatively short time remaining until the end of the year.


– The opportunity to enrol in Italian language courses and conversation groups;
– Regular cultural activities including a wide range of interesting and informative speakers;
– Discounts to attend language and culture courses in Italy;
– Access to our Italian language library;
– Receive our bimonthly newsletter the Canberra Dante Review;
– The opportunity to join our choir, the Dante Musica Viva;
– Voting status at the Dante Alighieri Society Canberra Annual General Meeting;
– The chance to be part of a vibrant society that promotes Italian language and culture.

How do I join?

Joining is simple – just submit the online form or download the printable form and bring it to our office. In order to confirm your membership, we must also receive payment. Please pay via card/cash at the Dante Office, cheque or direct deposit (preferred) into the following account:

Account name: Dante Alighieri Society
BSB: 082 902
A/C No: 515 003 825

Please remember to always put your surname and initials as reference when depositing into our account.