The annual joint meeting of Alice Springs Lodge No. 156 and Katherine Lodge of Fidelity No. 217 was held at the half way venue, Threeways Roadhouse 30kms north of Tennant Creek on Saturday 19th February 2011.


This is a significant meeting, considering the large distances that are travelled by all participants.


The attendance was in excess of 30 brethren from Alice Springs, Katherine, Darwin and Adelaide and included the Most Worshipful Grand Master, Ray Clark and Very Worshipful Grand Secretary Malcolm Colegate, who both drove from Adelaide with their wives for this important event. Also in attendance were the Grand Mark Master Bro. Alan Pearson, Deputy Grand Mark Master Colin Preece and Past Grand Mark Master John Green These brethren and their wives flew to Alice Springs from Adelaide and hired a car for the journey to Threeways.


Bro. Scott Andresen was Passed to the Second Degree. The ceremony was followed by a dinner with the ladies present in the Roadhouse dining room.


On the following morning, the Darwin Mariner Lodge No. 51 held an Elevation Ceremony, when five Mark Master Masons, including Ray Clark, were Elevated to the rank of Mariner.