If you live in the City, but have agricultural holdings and are able to claim as a Primary Producer through taxation, then you are eligible to apply for Country membership. The Primary Producer status document must be supplied each year you renew your Membership.
This pass includes travel by public transport to and from the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Valid on the rail network bounded by Bomaderry (Nowra), Goulburn, Bathurst and Dungog stations, all Sydney metropolitan and outer metropolitan regular route bus services, Sydney Olympic Park major event bus service and Sydney Ferries services. Visit the Transport for NSW website for further information.
A Youth Member must be between the ages of 18 - 25 years inclusive. If a Youth is 24 or 25 years of age, they are unable to renew or take out a 3 year membership. The annual subscription fee will apply.
The AGM is held on the evening prior to the start of the Royal Easter Show. All members may attend the AGM providing their subscription is paid at least four weeks prior to the start of the Royal Easter Show.
A member must attain either 40 consecutive years of membership or have reached 70 years of age and attained 25 consecutive years of membership. Members are notified by the RAS when they qualify for this type of Membership.
All Royal Shows offer visiting RAS Members access into Members' facilities. Entry to the Showground must be paid on the first day. An Honorary pass will be issued for the remainder of the visit.
Your membership must be current with the RAS of NSW to claim reciprocal benefits. You can only claim reciprocal rights against the Membership you hold in the State that you live. You cannot claim additional benefits if you are also a Member of another State.
Membership is valid for the card holder only however members may purchase a transferable guest card which includes Show entry and access to Members’ facilities for the duration of the Show. A maximum of 3 guest cards can be purchased per member. Longstanding Members may purchase a maximum of 2 guest cards.
A Junior Member must be between the ages of 4 - 17 years inclusive. If a Junior is 16 or 17 years of age, they are unable to renew or take out a 3 year membership. The annual subscription fee will apply.
Please allow up to 4 weeks for the printing and distribution of your Member and guest card(s), if applicable. Please note that we are unable to send your Member card and any applicable guest cards within 2 weeks of the Sydney Royal Easter Show.
RAS Members that take out a 3 year membership will receive a new Member card each year.