Become a Member of the WMA

The Tavern is a licensed venue, and to comply with liquor licensing laws all non-members of the WMA must sign the temporary register located inside the front entrance and at the Bar.

If you attend the Tavern on a regular basis you may like to consider joining the WMA. Membership benefits and rules include;

Membership Benefits

  • 10% discounts on alcoholic drinks only (excluding private functions)
  • Free or discounted entry to Tavern events
  • Membership nights
  • Regular Newsletter
  • No need to sign in
  • Members only cash draws
  • Live music


  • Membership and membership cards are not transferable
  • Replacement cards are $10
  • Cards must be shown to receive discount
  • Membership discounts do not apply to private functions

Membership is $30 for an individual or $40 for a family.

The WMA’s Rules for the association under Consumer Affairs Victoria can be viewed here.

  • Step 1

    Once your application for membership has been sent to the WMA, it will go before the next meeting of the association’s committee for approval. The committee meets on the second Tuesday of each month.

  • Step 2

    Once approved, a membership card will be sent to you Please carry the card when entering the Pirates Tavern or any gated event on the site. All information provided for this application will be kept confidential by the WMA.

  • Step 3

    Please download and print the hardcopy membership form here and email to, or send it with your remittance by post to Williamstown Maritime Association, PO Box 61, Williamstown VIC 3016.

  • Step 4

    Payment can be made at the Tavern or by cheque, or by eftpos to Bendigo Bank, BSB 633 000, Account 123759664 (please include surname, initials and membership in the details).

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