Costs and Charges

As with all orders of Freemasonry, there is a cost involved with becoming and remaining a Royal Ark Mariner Mason. The Fraternity is adnministered by the Grand Mark Secretariat.

RAM Lodges charge each new member a joining fee. This comprises a once off Elevation Fee of $22.50 charged by Grand Mark (from 1/6/13) plus an amount required to cover the cost of items such as a ritual and regulations, presented to the new member after Elevation.

Lodges also charge each member, generally once per year around the time of their enthronement meeting, for their annual subscription. This comprises $30.00 “Capitation Fee” charged by Grand Mark (from 1/6/13) plus the amount deemed necessary by the lodge to fund its affairs for the year.

There are a number of “Masonic Accessories” which are available for purchase from the Grand Mark Secretariat. These can be obtained by visiting the office at 300 Albert Street, East Melbourne between 9am and 4:30pm on business days, or by ordering through your Lodge Scribe. The following price list is effective as at 1/6/13.

Regulations $7.50
Ritual $7.50
Unity Badge *** $10.00
Unity Badge Certificate *** $10.00

NOTES: *** Replacement only; must be a current financial member of Craft, Mark and Chapter

For further information, please contact the Grand Mark Secretariat on 03 9411 0114.

Forthcoming Events

  1. Grand Mark Festival

    October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  2. Grand Mark Festival

    October 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
  3. Grand Mark Festival

    October 20 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
  4. Central Highlands RAM 147

    October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  5. Mark Board of General Purposes

    October 30 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm