Guys/Gals if you are interested in goign to see the Ashes next summer and you want to get your hands on tcikets prior to the Barmy Army I suggest you join the Aust Cricket Family as ozzie resident who are members of the 'family' gets priority access to the tickets before they go on sale to the public. See below Australian Cricket Family ticketing information Tickets go on sale to the Australian Cricket Family on 1 June 2006 - 18 days before tickets go on sale to the general public - sending you to the front of the queue to support the Aussies in their quest to regain the Ashes. How does the Australian Cricket Family priority access ticket offer work? In late May 2006, you will receive a membership number. You will be required to provide this membership number when you buy tickets to any international cricket match during the priority access period from 1 June. This number is unique to you and is the only way your Australian Cricket Family membership can be verified. What else can you expect to hear from Cricket Australia in the lead up to tickets going on sal! e on 1 June? During May, you will receive further information on the priority access ticket offer in the Australian Cricket Family Alerts, including: How Australian Cricket Family members will be able to buy tickets from June 1; How many tickets each Australian Cricket Family member will be able to buy during the priority access period; and Pricing and seating details for the 2006-07 international cricket season. Being a member of the Australian Cricket Family and staying tuned to these updates gives you the best chance of buying tickets to 2006-07 international cricket matches - it does not however, guarantee that you will be able to buy the tickets of your choice. Demand for tickets will be high, but with 41 days of exciting international cricket on offer, including the 3 mobile Ashes Series, the triangular one-day series and Twenty20 cricket, members of the Australian Cricket Family are in pole position. To be as ready as possible, also register on! line as a member with the ticket agency relevant to the event in your city as soon as you can - this will enable quicker access to tickets on 1 June. Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart - www.ticketmaster.com.au Sydney - www.ticketek.com.au Adelaide - www.venuetix.com.au (pre-registration not available) Invite your family and friends to join the Australian Cricket Family Would your family or friends like to go to the front of the queue for 3 mobile Ashes tickets? Invite them to register at cricket.com.au today! *Tickets available to Australian residents only during the priority access booking period.