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Grand Court of New South Wales visits the Grand Court of Queensland

Submitted by marie on Tue, 2016-06-14 20:33

It is always a joy to visit our friends in Qld and this year was no exception

Pictured here are the members from New South Wales

Queensland Grand Court Annual Session 2016

Submitted by marie on Tue, 2016-06-14 20:30

Queensland Grand Court Annual Sess20th to 21st May 2016

"Beauty of our Dreams" Session

A busy time was held at the Grand Court Session where Grand Royal Matron Heather and Grand Royal Patron Donald were accompanied by H.L.'s Judy Prince, Mavis Cobcroft , Eileen Jeffery, Lola White, Eileen Webber, Iris Creighton, Dulcie Piper, Talene Skinner, Anne Ellicott, Dalvene Sheppard and S.K. Ken White

Jennifer Nielson Grand Royal Matron & Grand Royal Patron Andrew Pankhurst of Queensland had a very successful two day Session

Royal Victoria Court's Installation was held on the 13th May

Submitted by marie on Thu, 2016-05-19 17:11

Congratulations to H.L. Beverley Mannix and S.K. Bruce Burn on their Installation as Royal Matron and Royal Patron of Royal Victoria Court No 1 on the 13th May 2016

H.L. Beverley has held this position 3 times and S.K. Bruce is a first time Royal Patron so we wish them both well for the coming year

H.L. Beverley's charitable project for the year is Palliative Care on the Mornington Peninsular so she is asking the members to support her in this worthy cause

Presentation of charity cheques at Sydney Australia Kiama Court No 1

Submitted by marie on Wed, 2016-04-27 16:10

H.L. Rosemary Atkinson PRM presented two cheques of $1,000 each.

One cheque to the Blue Haven Residential Care and the other to

Triple Care Farm which is a residential alcohol and other drugs program for young people. The Representative who came along to receive the cheque read an email she had received just this week from a 16 year old lass who with their help had been able to go back to school and had received top marks in her exams and had written to say thank you as through their help she had been able to turn her life around.

Sydney Australia Kiama Court No 1 - Installation Meeting

Submitted by marie on Wed, 2016-04-27 16:07

S.K. Ron and I were able to attend Sydney Australia Kiama Court's Installation on the 21st April and it was a lovely afternoon. We witnessed the Installation of members and Coronation of H.L. Ruth Boxwell with S.K. Noel Creighton as her Royal Patron. This was followed by a lovely High Tea and lots of conversation.

Grand Court Annual Ball - Christmas in July

Submitted by marie on Tue, 2016-03-22 12:10

The theme for this year's annual Ball will be 'Christmas in July'
and wil be held on Saturday the 30th July at at the Redgum Function Centre, Lane St., Wentworthville – 6.30pm to 11.30pm - Dignitaries introduced at 7pm - Meal 7.30pm
Cost $52on


the Redgum Function Centre,
Lane St., Wentworthville –

North Sydney Court will be celebrating their 70th Birthday on Saturday the 4th June at 12-30 pm - RSVP 7th May.
Please let the Secretary know if you are able to come along and have a day of fun and fellowship followed by a Banquet Cost $20

For further information contact Secretary Judy Prince on email


Turramarra Masonic Centre
Pacific Highway Turramarra

Royal Victoria Court celebrates 70 years

Submitted by marie on Tue, 2016-02-16 13:48

The celebration of Royal Victoria Court's 70th Birthday was a tremendous affair and was made possible by the attendance of so many members and dignitaries from other orders

It was a delight to welcome Honoured Lady Anne Ellicott Grand Royal Matron or the Order of the Amaranth
Sister Sandra Davis Most Worthy Grand Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star
The Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of Victoria The Most Worshipful Brother Hillel Benedykt
and many other dignitaries

We do thank those who came along and helped to make it the celebration the success that it was

H.L. France Cross longest serving member of Royal Victoria Court

Submitted by marie on Tue, 2016-02-16 13:38

It was lovely to welcome H.L. Frances Cross to Royal Victoria Court's 70th Birthday meeting
H.L. Frances is our longest serving member and although her health prevents her from attending these days her legacy to the Court is very evident
H.L. Frances has been a Royal Matron, Secretary, Assistant Grand Lecturer and her favourite position was Marshal in the East

In 1998 - 1999 Frances was Grand Lecturer to the Grand Court of New South Wales

She is pictured here with H.L. Sandra Davis and H.L. Marie Cameron

Change of meeting time for North Sydney Court No 7

Submitted by marie on Tue, 2015-10-27 14:30

Please note that North Sydney Court No 7 now meets at 12-30 pm

Further information contact Judy Prince email

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