2017 News from the Freemasons South Australia and the Northern Territory
2017 Installation of Edwardstown Lodge No. 168
The Installation of Edwardstown Lodge No. 168 was held on Friday 27th July 2017 where the Lodge received the Deputy Grand Master, - RWBro. Bill Merrill, Installing Master - RWBro. John Roberts SGW, District Grand Superintendent...
Acting Grand Secretary/Grand Scribe Ezra/Grand Scribe
Max Atkinson P S G W, O S. (Craft) Acting Grand Secretary Manager – Business Affairs.
Adelaide Combined Lodges Inc. and the Freemasons Foundation Supporting the Cancer Care Centre
The focal point of clients visiting the Cancer Care Centre situated at 76 Edmund Avenue, Unley is its comprehensive Library of books and DVD’s providing information on all aspects of living with the effects of Cancer.
Adelaide Lodge's 173rd Installation and 65 Year Presentation
The 173rd Installation of a Worshipful Master of Adelaide Lodge was conducted on Tuesday 20th September 2016.
Annual Communication of Grand Lodge - April 2017
The Annual Communication of Grand Lodge was held at the Freemasons Hall, Adelaide on Wednesday 19th April at 7:15 PM. The Ladies were invited to attend a Movie Night and then joined their partners and husbands for refreshments at Grand Lodge afterwards.
Ardrossan Lodge Presentation of Bar to Fifty Year Jewel
At the Ardrossan Lodge No. 150 meeting of 21st November 2016 it was the Lodge's pleasure to have 93 year old Bro. Lawrence Whittaker present to receive the Bar to his Fifty Year Jewel.
A Bit of Frivolity - Introducing Ted E. Bear
Introducing Ted E. Bear - Fraternal Greetings from his Personal Secretary and Driver Ted E., Bear was born to Mr. and Mrs. Bear in 1999 and as a Lewis joined his Father and Grand Father's Mother Lodge as soon as he turned 18 years of age.
Blackwood Lodge Donates St. John Defibrillator
WBro. Greg Deverson handing over the Defibrillator to Mr Sam Duluk MP watched on by Local Store Manager Mr Travis Fraser.
Blessed Trinity Sovereign Chapter No. 201 Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Blessed Trinity Sovereign Chapter No. 201 of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite for Australia celebrated the 40th Anniversary of it’s Consecration.
Bon Accord Sovereign Chapter Conducts Ceremony of Perfection
On the 23rd November 2016, the Bon Accord Sovereign Chapter of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite for Australia conducted a Ceremony of Perfection.
A Brief Statement From The Grand Master Nominees
Please find following brief statements by RWBro. Neil Jensen, RWBro. David Malcolm Booker, RWBro. Bill Merrill in order of the Ballot Paper.
2017 Bupa Challenge Tour Down Under
RWBro. Priori managed to complete 120 km of the 158 km Bupa Down-Under Fund Raiser Bike Ride for Men’s Health Research.
Chapter and Craft Go Chinese in Katherine NT
Both Larrakeyah Royal Arch Chapter No. 40 and Katherine Lodge of Fidelity No. 217 held meetings in Katherine on Saturday 3rd December 2016.
Christmas/New Year Office Closure 2017/2018
It's that time of year again! Please note that the Administration Office of Grand Lodge will be closed for the Christmas and New Year period from 12:30 PM on Wednesday 20th December 2017 until 9:00 AM on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.
Combined Meetings of Sir Samuel Way and Witton Mark Lodges
The Brethren in all Masonic Orders lament the falling numbers in Membership, which forces many Lodges to hand in their Warrants or, as some have done, hold Combined Meetings with other Lodges.
Consecration of John McDouall Stuart Sovereign Council No. 69
On Friday 24th March 2017 Brethren of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite for Australia (Rose Croix) from the Top End and Central Northern Territory, Queensland and Adelaide gathered in Darwin.
Corinthian Lodge Challenge Trophy Presentation 2017
The Second Annual Presentation of the Corinthian Lodge Challenge Trophy for Sailability GRYC took place at the Goolwa Regatta Yacht club on Saturday 24th June 2017.
Craft Half-Yearly Communication, Conference, Ladies High Tea and Mixed Dinner
The Craft Half-Yearly Communication, Conference, and Mixed Dinner was held on Saturday 14th October 2017 at Freemasons Hall, North Terrace Adelaide. A special invitation from Mrs Jenny Michalak was sent out to all Ladies to attend a High Tea in the Foyer from 4:00 PM.
Craft Installations for the remainder of 2017
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A Cunning Plan For The Installation of Salisbury Mark No. 52
An idea was conceived during 2016 regarding the 2017 Installation of Bro. Robert McDonald SW as Worshipful Master of Salisbury Mark Lodge No.52.
Edwardstown Complex Social Club Bowls Night
On the 30th March 2017 the Edwardstown Complex Social Club held its Annual Bowls Night, which has been in existence for approximately twenty years.Traditionally it is a Memorial Bowls Night in honour of Bro. Alan Griggs, a Member of Edwardstown Lodge who passed away suddenly at a Lodge Meeting.
Edwardstown Complex Social Club Film Afternoon
On Sunday 12th February 2017, the Edwardstown Complex Social Club held their Annual Film afternoon function at the Ingle Theatre which is situated at 67 Auricchio Avenue, Pasadena.
Edwardstown Lewis Lodge Honours MWBro Stone PGM
At the September 2017 meeting of the Edwardstown Lewis Lodge No. 207, forty two Brethren were present in the Lodge Room to witness the Presentation of a Five Year Bar to the Fifty Year Service Jewel to MWBro John Stone PGM by RWBro. Bill Merrill, Deputy Grand Master.
Edwardstown Lodge Ceremony of Remembrance Followed By A Special Presentation
The October 2017 Meeting of Edwardstown Lodge was a very sombre occasion associated with a Ceremony of Remembrance. The Lodge was Opened with the usual business transacted and was then Closed in due form at around 8:00 PM.
Elizabeth Daytime Lodge 228 - Presentations
At the July 2017 meeting of Elizabeth Daytime Lodge No. 228 WBro. John Seal was presented with his 50 Year Jewel by VWBro. Gordon Andrews DGS.
EMM Degree and Presentation at Hawthorn Royal Arch Chapter No. 35
The meeting was graced by the presence of MEComp. Lindsay Burns 1st GP of Royal Arch Masons of South Australia and the Northern Territory accompanied by a retinue of Grand Chapter Officers.
Excellent Master Mason Degree - Whyalla Royal Arch Chapter No. 38
On Tuesday 14 August 2017, Whyalla Royal Arch Chapter No. 38 conducted a Ceremony of Instruction in the EMM Degree for Comp. Daniel Upton at the Quorn Lodge Rooms. The Meeting was well attended and Comp. Upton enjoyed the colourful Ceremony.
Fifty Year Jewel Presentation at Lodge Seacliff
On Tuesday 3rd October 2017 the Deputy Grand Master, RWBro. Bill Merrill, attended the Regular Meeting of Lodge Seacliff to present a Fifty Year Jewel to RWBro. David Iveson PGW.
First Meeting of the new Worshipful Master of Semaphore Lodge No. 33
The first meeting of the newly installed Worshipful Master of Semaphore Lodge, WBro. Gordon Williams MSA, started with an unusual number of knocks from a Gavel that seems to have had a mind of its own.
Freemasonry In The Riverland - Lake Bonney Lodge No. 106
Freemasonry in the Riverland is seeing a rise in the number of new Members. On the third Thursday of September 2017, Lake Bonney No. 106 had a night of heightened emotions for Brethren when Bro. Kyle Beau Hand, their newest Master Mason was presented with his Grand Lodge Certificate.
Freemasons and Friends on the SteamRanger
On Sunday 6th August 2017, Stephen and I were fortunate to have the company of more than 130 Freemasons, their families and friends on the Southern Encounter, run by Steamranger, Mt. Barker and Victor Harbor. The train departed at 10:00 am and returned at 6:00 pm.
Freemasons Foundation Newsletter - February 2017
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Freemasons Foundation Newsletter - June 2017
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Freemasons Foundation Newsletter - September 2017
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Grand Lodge Librarian – Registration of Interest
We would like to hear from you if you are interested in becoming the Grand Lodge Librarian, responsible for managing the J.R.Robertson Library situated within the Freemason’s Hall, North Terrace, Adelaide.
News | Grand Lodge Newsletter - April 2017
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Grand Lodge Newsletter - December 2017
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Grand Lodge Newsletter - First One for 2017 - February
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Grand Lodge Newsletter - March 2017
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Grand Lodge Newsletter May 2017
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Grand Mark Lodges visit to the Duke of Leinster Mark Lodge Installation
A very large retinue of high ranking Grand Lodge Officers made an Official Visit to the Duke of Leinster Mark Lodge No. 363.
Grand Master Elect - Announcement
Please be advised that at the close of voting at 12:00 Noon today (29th September 2017), a total of 1,081 votes were received and counted.
Sir Douglas Mawson Lodge No. 244
At the Regular Meeting of Sir Douglas Mawson Lodge No. 244 on 24th August 2017 fifty Ladies and Brethren were entertained by an informative address in “The Grand Master Series”.
The Grand Master visits the Grand Library
It was a great pleasure to have the Grand Master, MWBro. Stephen Michalak, visit the Grand Lodge Library and view the Library Index System being developed for the SA & NT Freemasons Website.
Guest Speaker at Duke of Edinburgh Lodge No. 16
At its February 2017 meeting, the Duke of Edinburgh Lodge No. 16 invited a Guest Speaker, Ms. Susan Tappin from the Country Health SA, Local Health Network, based at the Wallaroo Hospital to give a talk on "Matters of the Heart".
A Guided Tour Through Freemasons Hall
For a Guided Tour Through Freemasons Hall, Adelaide, please take a look below at the ABC Adelaide Ashley Walsh's interview with the CEO, Peter Symons.
Hands Across the Border – Darwin Mark Lodge and Trinity Mark Lodge
A special and unique meeting between Darwin Mark Lodge and Trinity Mark Lodge (Cairns) was held over a weekend in September 2017 in Mt Isa, Queensland.
Heart Defibrillating Machine Presented to the Duke of Edinburgh Lodge No. 16
At its September 2017 meeting, the members of the Duke of Edinburgh Lodge were presented with a Heart Defibrillating Machine which was made possible through a grant from the Freemasons Foundation and support from Lodge finances.
Historic film – Laying of Foundation Stone at Lameroo
In 1967 MW Bro Canon Ray, Grand Master, and a team of Grand Lodge Officers laid the Foundation Stone of the ‘new’ Lameroo Lodge Room. This most valuable piece of archival footage is in colour and has added commentary. The film is an important part of our heritage to be shared with everyone.
Inaugural Twinning Ceremony between Kingston Lodge and Semaphore Lodge
Kingston Lodge No. 161 and Semaphore Lodge No. 33 conducted its inaugural Twinning Ceremony on Saturday 12th August 2017 at Kingston.
Installation of Alice Springs Mark Lodge No. 54
The Installation of Alice Springs Mark Lodge No. 54 was held on Saturday 9th September 2017.
Installation Triumph For The Regency Lodge No. 233
On Tuesday 11th July 2017, Bro. Jacques Habis was Installed as Worshipful Master of Regency Lodge No. 233. It was a magnificent occasion attended by more than 160 Brethren, including a large Grand Lodge Installing team.
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Written by, WBro. Hon. David Tollner, Worshipful Master – Darwin Lodge of Remembrance No. 182 "I recall the moment well. It was in the middle of our Top-End wet season and a typical balmy afternoon...
Introducing the Grand Librarian
WBro. Phil Souter was installed as Grand Librarian at the April 2017 Communication.
Joint Meeting of Alice Springs Lodge and Katherine Lodge of Fidelity
A joint meeting of Alice Springs Lodge No. 156, and Katherine Lodge of Fidelity No. 217 is held yearly at Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory.
J.R. Robertson Masonic Memorial Library Visitor
Dr Jeff Nicholas, author of “Behind the Streets of Adelaide” attended the J.R. Robertson Masonic Memorial Library at Freemasons Hall, 254 North Terrace, Adelaide, on 23rd January 2017 and personally autographed a 1st Edition Limited 3 Volume Box Set for the Library.
Ladies Trip to Pildappa Rock for the Le Hunte No. 142 Installation
On Thursday 16th March 2017, while Le Hunte Lodge No. 142 was holding its Installation, the ladies of the Brethren attending took a trip to nearby Pildappa Rock.
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At Edwardstown Lodge's meeting held on 31st March 2017, there was a departure from working a Degree. The Brethren were presented with an interesting and meaningful Educational Lecture.
Lodge Baden-Powell Annual Uniform Night
On Thursday 2nd March, 2017, Lodge Baden-Powell No. 222 held the Annual Ted Whitworth Award Night at the Goodwood Masonic Hall.
Lodge Copernicus Chapter No. 246
It is often said that 'good things come in threes' and so it was for Lodge Copernicus Chapter No. 246's October 2017 Meeting where three Members joined the Chapter as Excellent Master Masons.
Lodge of Endeavour No. 235 Installs its 22nd Worshipful Master
On Thursday 9th March 2017, WBro John Robinson became the 22nd Master of the lodge of Endeavour No. 235.
The Lodge of Fidelity No. 5 - Gift to the Town of Gawler
Recently, the Lodge of Fidelity No. 5 gifted a Portrait of Historic Gawler Civic Leader, Industrialist, Mayor of Gawler, MP and three times Worshipfil Master of the Lodge of Fidelity No. 5 -WBro. James Martin (1821-1899), to the Town of Gawler Heritage Collection.
Lodge Seacliff Presentation to WBro. W . Haylock for 55 years of Service
A First Bar to a 50 Year Jewel was presented to WBro. William Haylock at Lodge Seacliff No. 202 on Tuesday 4th April 2017, by RWBro. David Iveson, at the request of the Worshipful Master.
The Lodge of St. John No. 15 - 35 Year Presentation
WBro. John May on the day of his Presentation Sadly, he went to the Grand Lodge Above on Wednesday 8th November 2017.
Making a Daily Advancement - Duke of Edinburgh RAC No. 2
As we all know, we are exhorted to make “a daily advancement in Masonic knowledge” (First Degree Charge).
Manager, Business Affairs
Please be advised that the President of the AFAM Board of Management, VWBro. B. A. Leitch would like to formally announce the appointment of RWBro. Max Atkinson OS, PSGW as the Manager, Business Affairs, for the immediate future.
The Mark Logo - What Does It Represent?
When established many years ago, the name, the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of South Australia did not include the Northern Territory.
Masonic Learning News - Grand Lodge Masonic Learning Group
During 2016, an introductory Masonic Learning Program was trialed at the Freemasons Hall, North Terrace, Adelaide.
McDouall Stuart Lodge No. 219 - Lecture on Carl Strehlow
At the Regular Meeting of McDouall Sturart Lodge No. 219 on April 6th 2017, WBro. Grant Ohlmus, Secretary, gave a Lecture on Carl Theodor Strehlow. Carl was not a Freemason so one might wonder why present a Lecture on his life and works within the constructs of a Lodge.
MEComp. Ivor Willmott, Deputy First Grand Principal, visits Duke of Leinster Chapter
EComp. Richard Num was Installed as Excellent King along with High Priest, EComp. Robert Wright, and Chief Scribe, VEComp. Rodney Clark, The Installing Officer was VEComp. Paul Seaton. EComp. Richard Num then proceeded to Invest and Proclaim the remaining Officers.
Member (AM) In the General Division Of The Order of Australia
Christopher David Selwood, of Clayton Bay South Australia received an AM in the Queen's Birthday 2017 Honors List. This Honor was for significant service to Science and Technology, particularly through the development and promotion of Solar Vehicles, and to the Community.
Memorable Masonic Moments at Lodge St. Alban No. 38
The meeting of Lodge St Alban No. 38 on 11th May 2017 was truly a Memorable Masonic Moment. Little more could have been added to a full night. RWBro. Todd Cavender WM, provided the Eulogy in remembrance of the Late Bro. The Hon. Justice Robin Millhouse QC.
Memorable Presence at Glenelg Lodge Installation
Thursday 10th November 2016 VWBro. Desmond Ronald Baker PDGS. was Installed for the third time as Worshipful Master of Glenelg Lodge No. 117.
Mid North Lodge No. 12 Presentation to RWBro. D. G. Clarke PSGW
At the meeting of Mid North Lodge No. 12 held on Thursday 8th December 2016, RWBro. D. G. Clarke PSGW was presented with his bar to his fify year jewel.
Momentous Evening at Glenelg Lodge No. 117
Glenelg Lodge No. 117 Working on Thursday 12th October 2017 was Worshipful Master VWBro. Des Baker’s last Ceremony for his year in the Chair. Des has served his Term of Office with much determination and credit is due for his numerous visits to Lodges and his active role in Grand Lodge Ceremonies.
Moonta Mark Quiz Night
For their meeting held on Monday 22nd May 2017, Moonta Mark Lodge No. 2 invited RWBro. Bill Penley SGW to provide a night of Education in the form of a Quiz Night.Not only were the Brethren tested on their knowledge, but also the reasons why things occurred.
MWBro. Stephen E.P. Michalak Makes Presentation To VWBro. Gordon Andrews PDGS
On the 10th February 2017, VWBro. Gordon Maxwell Andrews PDGS was presented with his 50 Year Jewel by the MW Grand Master, Stephen Michalak at the Ridgehaven Daytime Lodge in the Ridgehaven Complex.
MWBro. Stephen E.P. Michalak's Address to the April 2017 Communication
Please click here to read the Grand Master's Address to Brethren who attended the Annual Communication of Grand Lodge, held at the Freemasons Hall, Adelaide on Wednesday, 19th April, 2017, at 7:15 p.m.
MWBro. Stephen Michalak GM Spends a Memorable Day at the Grand Orient of Italy, Rome
A memorable day that will always be in my heart". With these words, the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of South Australia and the Northern Territory, MWBro. Stephen Michalak was greeted with a handshake and a warm fraternal embrace by the Grand Master of the Grand Orient of Italy.
MWBro. Stephen Michalak makes presentation at Sir Samuel Way Lodge No. 48
MWBro. Stephen E.P. Michalak presented WBro. Errol James Polden with a Fifth Bar to his Fifty Year Jewel at the Regular Meeting of Sir Samuel Way Lodge No. 48 on 1st March 2017.
News from the Grand Librarian
The past few months have been very challenging as I have familiarized myself with the 8,000 books in, and the operations of, the James Robertson Library, which is a wonderful resource within our Jurisdiction.
A Night to Remember at Corinthian Lodge
It was certainly a night to remember at the July 2017 Meeting of the Corinthian Lodge.
Old Boys Welcome New Companion United Collegians Chapter No. 8
The Exaltation Ceremony for Comp. Llewellyn Woods, a Member of Prince Alfred Collegians Lodge No. 51 was held in Freemasons Hall.
Past Masters Association Challenge
All current Masters and Past Masters are being challenged to reinvigorate the Past Masters Association known as the Argonauts, originally initiated by WBro. Paul Keating.
Presentation of Second Bar to Fifty Year Veteran's Jewel at Duke of Edinburgh Lodge
On Tuesday 21st February 2017 some Members of the Duke of Edinburgh Lodge No. 16 met at the home of Bro. Lou Burnell to present him with a Second Bar to his 50 Year Jewel.
Presentations at Glenelg Lodge No. 117
On Thursday 9th February 2017, immediately following the closing of the Regular Meeting of Glenelg Lodge No. 117, non Masonic visitors were admitted into the Lodge Room for Presentations of a Veteran 5 Year Service Bar, 50 Year Veteran Service Jewel, and 25 Year Service Pin.
Public Banner at Freemasons Hall for Men's Health Week
Each year, the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health Centre proudly displays a Men’s Health Week banner on the fence of the Freemasons Building on North Terrace, promoting the world class research being undertaken at the Centre to passers by.
Quiz Night at Edwardstown Lewis Lodge
On Saturday 2nd September 2017 the four Lodges that meet at Edwardstown Masonic Centre held a combined Social Event - their first attempt at a joint venture like this.
Re-Affirmation of Twinning Ceremony - The Yorke Valley Lodge and Edwardstown Lewis Lodge
On Monday 3rd April 2017, the regular Re-Affirmation of Twinning Ceremony between The Yorke Valley Lodge No. 67 and Edwardstown Lewis lodge No. 207 was conducted at Edwardstown Lodge Hall in the presence of the Deputy Grand Master RWBro. Bill Merrill and a retinue of Grand Lodge Officers.
Ridgehaven Daytime Lodge No. 230 - Fifty Year Jewel Presentation
The Brethren in attendance, along with a number of Visitors, celebrated a truly memorable and historical occasion at the August 2017 meeting of Ridgehaven Lodge No. 230 when WBro. Eric Kaesler was presented with his Fifty Year Service Jewel by VWBro. Keith Perrott DGS Metropolitan 2.
RWBro. Bill Merrill DGM presents 50 Year Jewel to WBro. Jaan Neps P.G. Steward
WBro. Jaan Neps, who will be 93 years old in October 2017 was presented with his 50 Year Jewel on Sunday 19th June 2017 by the Deputy Grand Master, RWBro. Bill Merrill, at the Eldercare Sash Ferguson Complex, Mt. Barker.
Salisbury Lodge No. 126 - Awaiting The Arrival Of A New Lewis
On Thursday, 6th July 2017, following the meeting of Salisbury Lodge No. 126 at the Para Districts Masonic Centre, Mrs Lynne McDonald, wife of a Fellow Brother of Salisbury Lodge No. 126, WBro. Rob McDonald.
Second Degree at the Lodge of Friendship No.1
On Thursday 4th May 2017, the Lodge of Friendship No. 1 held its Regular Meeting. The Working for the evening was passing Bro. Kent Taylor. He had been an Entered Apprentice for seven months and had immensely enjoyed his Freemasonry.
Second Degree Worked at Glenelg Lodge No. 117
At the March 2017 Meeting of Glenelg Lodge No. 117, Bro. Bradley Barclay was Passed to the Second Degree.
Sir Douglas Mawson Lodge Welcomes Foundation Master
The Worshipful Master WBro. Murray Martin, his wife Faye, and Members of Sir Douglas Mawson Lodge No. 244 welcomed their Foundation Master.
Sixty Five Year Bar Presentation at Alice Springs Lodge No. 156
RWBro. Ron Ross OAM, OS was presented with his Third Bar to his Fifty Year Jewel by WBro. Stuart Gear at the Regular Meeting of Alice Springs Lodge No. 156 held on the 18th of September 2017. WBro. Gear outlined the history of RWBro. Ross OAM, OS:
Some Highlights of the 2017 Grand Mark Communication
The Annual Communication of Grand Mark Lodge was held in the Way Room, Freemasons Hall, 254 North Terrace, Adelaide, on Friday, 23rd June 2017 at 5.30 pm.
South Australian Mark and Mariner visit to Mildura - June 2017
It was that time again, when the South Australian Mark and Mariner enthusiasts were invited to Mildura for the bi-ennial State of Origin meetings with the Victorians.
Special Gavel Presented by RWBro. Steve Winder PGW to MWBro. John Green PGM
Before closing the Installation meeting of Salisbury Mark Lodge No. 52 on Tues 18th November 2016.
Special Visitor at Adelaide Lodge's Anzac Remembrance Ceremony
Adelaide Lodge’s 18th April 2017 meeting was the completion of the First Degree for Mark Fraser and an Anzac Remembrance Ceremony. Both sections of the planned work for the evening were well presented with correct level of solemnity and decorum.
St. Andrew's Day Celebrated by Lodge Foelsche No. 211
On 30th November 2016, Lodge Foelsche No. 211 celebrated St. Andrew’s Day in full accord with ancient custom.
Supreme Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of S.A. & N.T. Inc. Annual Convocation
The Annual Convocation of Supreme Grand Chapter was held in the Way Room, Freemasons Hall, North Terrace, Adelaide, on Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 7.30pm.
Supreme Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Victoria - Re-Installation
MEComp. Gregory Malcolm Harmer and Mrs Harmer First Grand Principal 2017-2019.
Thirty Five Year Lapel Badge Presented at The Yorke Valley Lodge No. 67
WBro. Barry Tucker PSGD from the Yorke Valley Lodge No. 67 was presented with a Thirty Five Year Lapel Badge by Worshipful Master, RWBro. John Nankivell PSGW at the Lodge’s July 2017 meeting.
Thirty Five Year Presentation - Elizabeth Daytime Lodge 228
On Wednesday 7th June 2017, VWBro. Richard Thornton presented WBro. Dennis Randles with his Thirty Five Year Pin by VWBro. Richard Thornton PDGS on behalf of Elizabeth Daytime Lodge No. 228 and Grand Lodge.
Three New Fellowcrafts at Lodge Foelsche No. 211
At its meeting on 27th September 2017 Lodge Foelsche No. 211 was pleased to welcome three new Fellowcrafts when it passed Bros. Jesse Liwanag, Paul Chaplin and Gabriel Yengbie to the Second Degree.
UGL Victoria - Grand Installation - 6th April 2018 - 8th April 2018
The Grand Installation of the United Grand Lodge of Victoria will take place in Melbourne from Friday 6th April 2018 to Sunday 8th April 2018.
UGLE Tercentenary Celebrations October 2017 Webcast
The UGLE will be holding its Tercentenary in October 2017. There will be a small delegation attending with our Grand Master MWBro. Stephen Michalak and Mrs Jenny Michalak with RWBro. W.R.D. (Bill) Merrill and Mrs Heather Merrill.
United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) Tercentenary Celebrations October 2017
The United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) will be holding its Tercentenary Celebrations in October 2017.
Upcoming Craft Installations March 2017
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Upcoming Craft Installations
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Upcoming Craft Installations - August to December 2017
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Upcoming Craft Installations - July to December 2017
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Upcoming Craft Installations - June to December 2017
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Upcoming Craft Installations - October to December
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The Victoria Lodge and Elizabeth Lodge - Re-Affirmation of Twinning Ceremony
On Wednesday 3rd May 2017 a Re-Affirmation of Twinning Ceremony took place at Jamestown between The Victoria Lodge No. 26 and Elizabeth Lodge No. 200 with VWBro. Kevin Paynter DGS representing the Grand Master.
Victoria Lodge No. 26 - Installation
On the 3rd August 2017, Victoria Lodge No.26 held its yearly Installation. WBro. Trevor Simpson was Installed in the Chair of King Solomon - a First time Master!
Western Mariner Lodge No. 30 Conducts 57th Installation at Cummins
On Friday 26th May, 2017 this Lodge was well supported by country Brethren travelling from far afield to witness its 57th Installation at Cummins and to see WBro. Frederick Gerschwitz go into the Chair.
Witton Lodge No. 124 The Great Year That Was 2016
Witton Lodge No. 124 experienced an exceptional year during 2016.
Worshipful Master's Message - Lodge of Light Installation
Brethren, below you will find the text of WBro. David Stokes' response to the Toast to the new Master, given at the Lodge of Light Installation on the 6th of May 2017.
The Yorke Valley Lodge No. 67 - Twenty Five Year Pin Presentation
At the May 2017 meeting of The Yorke Valley Lodge No. 67, the Worshipful Master, RWBro. John Nankivell PSGW presented VWBro. Terry McCumiskey PDGS with a 25 year Lapel Badge. VWBro. McCumiskey was initiated in McDouall Stuart Lodge No. 219 in Alice Springs on 9th November 1991.
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The Meeting at Yorke Valley Lodge No. 67 on Thursday 1st June 2017 was anything but Regular! RWBro. Bill Merrill, Deputy Grand Master, together with a retinue of Grand Lodge Officers were in attendance to acknowledge Fifty Years of Service by VWBro. Robert Hogarth, PDGS.
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