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North Sydney Court Installation

Submitted by marie on Wed, 2012-04-25 14:26

HL Pamela Carey was installed as RM and SK John Toakley as RP on the 14th April 2012. HL Pam and SK John have served together six times. This is the 22nd time SK John has been Royal Patron of North Sydney Court. SK John was Grand Royal Patron in 1975-76. In her welcoming address HL Pam said “this will be my swan song, I’m 91 you know.”
The Court project for this year will be The Garven Institute-neuroscience research.

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We’ve looked to you so many times
To see your happy smile
We’ve come to you for company
To talk a little while

A new year always brings new opportunities….

Submitted by marie on Mon, 2012-04-02 09:13

A new year always brings new opportunities….

We are at the beginning of another new Amaranth Year for our Grand Court.
A new year always brings new opportunities and with the enthusiastic help and support of our members in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and those living in South Australia and Western Australia we hope to do great things to advance our Order.
Membership growth is a number one priority and members can do much to help in this regard. If you are viewing this website we would be delighted to hear from you – membership has much to offer.

Open Installation at Royal Haven Court No 13

Submitted by marie on Mon, 2012-04-02 08:52

The Installation of the Royal haven Court No 13 took place on Saturday 31st March at the Bomaderry Community Centre. H.L. Joan Newbery was Installed as the Royal Matron and H.L. Connie Knight was Installed as the Royal Patron. . There were over a hundred members and guests at the Open Installation ceremony and they came from far and wide to be there, Melbourne , Bathurst and Cairns. The Grand Royal Matron H.L. Rosemary Atkinson and the Grand Royal Patron S.K. Alan Bover were in attendance, as was the Grand Master M.W. Bro. Derek Robson, the Deputy Grand Master R.W. Bro.

Grand Court of Queensland Installation Tour

Submitted by marie on Sun, 2012-03-04 10:04

The tour to the Queensland Grand Court Session will be on Thursday 24th May through until Sunday 27th May 2012

The cost from Sydney is $540.00 per person twin share and includes airfares, bed and continental breakfast for 3 nights, hire care and Retiring Dinner Banquet

A deposit of $300 is required by the 5th March to H.L Heather Baker or H.L. Eileen Jeffery as bookings have to be finaliesed . Balance by the 20th April or you can pay in full by 5th March 2012

Tribute to H.L. Frances Cross
by H.L. Helen Wright

Welcome H.L. Frances Cross, we are so pleased to have you back with us this evening.

H.L. Frances Cross was proposed for Initiation into our beautiful Order by her mother H.L. Florence Roberts and seconded by H.L. Edna Gay. She was initiated in May 1962.

H.L

Charity Donation to Children’s Medical Research Institute

Submitted by marie on Sat, 2012-01-28 10:10

H.L. Lola White, GRM 2010-2011, Charity Donation to Children’s Medical Research Institute

The instrument selected by the Institute was a Cell Voyager Microscope – CV 1000 and was only received in Australia late October 2011. H.L. Lola & S.K. Ken were invited to visit the Institute for a quick demonstration of some of the machines capabilities.

The microscope has two digital cameras – one on top the other to one side – that can take pictures, transfer them to a computer and simultaneously show them on a large screen.

Pictured here in front row are H.L. Heather Baker GRM and H.L. Helen Wright RM
back row S.K. Noel Creighton Grand Lecturer H.L. Dulcie Piper Grand Pager SK. Donald Cobcroft GRP
Grand Marshal H.L. Nancy Waters and S.K. Reginald Steel RP

Grand Royal Matron's Official Visit to Endeavour Court No 2 Victoria

Submitted by marie on Thu, 2011-12-15 10:08

Pictured here with GRM H.L. Heather Baker and RM S.K. Donald Cobcroft are

H.L. Christine Charlton RM S.K. Alan Bover RP
and Grand Marshal H.L. Nancy Waters and Grand Page H.L. Dulcie Piper

Pictured here with GRM H.L. Heather Baker and S.K. Donald Cobcroft GRP are
H.L. Jean Newman RM and S.K. Robert Newman RP

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