Frequently Asked Questions

  • There are several telephone, telegraph and communications Societies operating in Australia, all are affiliated with the STAA which provides insurance, newsletter editing facilities and website mamagement to these Societies. The best Society to join is the one based in the capital city nearest to your location so you can more easily attend meetings.
  • Membership is open to anyone anywhere who is interested in telephones, insulators, switches and other equipment associated with telephony, telegraphy and telecommunications generally. The ATCS in Sydney, NSW, also has a group dedicated to Antique Sound Equipment.
  • Membership gives enthusiasts the opportunity to further the enjoyment of their hobby by the exchange of knowledge and ideas with others having similar interests.