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SMSA Life Memberships 2023

SMSA Life Memberships 2023
March 24, 2023

Congratulations to Garry Wotherspoon and Paul Reid on receiving Life Memberships at the 2023 SMSA AGM. A Life Membership is awarded for significant contribution to the SMSA.

Garry and Paul have both shown outstanding support and dedication to the SMSA. Garry was previously a Director on the board and wrote Sydney Mechanics School of Arts: A History (2014). Paul has been the President of the School, acted as the School’s Secretary and is currently a Director on the board.

We thank them both for their devotion to the SMSA.


When you join SMSA as member, you get a wide range of benefits.

Access to the SMSA Library

We are home to a unique collection of books, a highlight being our Mystery and Crime section.

Able to borrow from the Tom Keneally Centre

We are honoured to be the home of Tom Keneally’s personal collection of books, many of which have been used as research for his own works.

Access to member only events

Join a members group, share your passions, learn new skills, make new friends and get involved.

Access to member only activities such as members groups

We provide a variety of member only events, these are relaxed social occasions to have fun and make new friends.

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