Club News

as2 Corks 'N Forks - August Update
Dear MembersBy any measure our Bastille Dinner was a great success. The ISC Room resembled a Parisienne bistro with themed table decorations, lighting and music, and the 36 of us who were there had a wonderful time. The bespoke menu specially prepared by the Club’s Executive Chef and his team and the matching wines were exemplary, as was the service provided by the Club’s floor team.Highlights included our Q&A session with the Chef, the wine options game won by Graham Spurway, and the be...
Untitled 44 RACA Motoring - August Update
RACA Motoring Group provides activities for all RACA members. The grandest of our events is the Annual Motoring Dinner. The 2018 dinner has a program celebrating the Marathon Car Rallies commencing with the 1968 London to Sydney rally and continuing through to the 2016 Peking to Paris. Our guests will include competitors from many of those grand events including some celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1968 inaugural marathon rally where the slogan was “10,000 Miles in 10 days for £10,000...
b32 Ladies Committee - August Update
Tina Hyman was the guest speaker at the June Ladies Committee Luncheon held on the 25th June 2018.Tina told the 54 members and their guests about her jewellery line which she has been designing, making and marketing for over 30 years. All those present enjoyed her story but the availability of being able to purchase her designs made the day special.The Ladies Committee did appreciate the kind support of President Michael Callanan and Board Members Mrs Megan Lavender and Mr Jim Warren who were al...
b30 CEO Message - August
Dear Members,Welcome to the 2018/19 Financial Year. A marker that reminds most of us of just how quickly the year is passing and gives me the feeling getting older goes a lot faster than it used to.I am happy to report that the last financial year had a positive finish and we were once again able to get some major works done in the club. One of which is the Pioneers’ Room which has had a major renovation thanks to our new APC members and I am sure you will all enjoy the new ambience it has bro...
ax4 Ladies Committee - July Update
On Monday 28 May 2018, the RACA Ladies Committee held their luncheon with 48 members and their guests in attendance.The guest speaker was Mrs Anne Schofield of “Anne Schofield’s Antiques” who sells beautiful jewellery from 18th Century to the 1950’s.Anne is a member of the International Society of Jewellery Historians and the Australian Antique and Art Dealers Association. Anne gave us a fabulous talk on early Australian Jewellery and her book with her co-author the late Kevin Fahy “Au...
ax3 RACA Motoring - July Update
The RACA Motoring event calendar is designed to continue the Motoring origins of our Club and develop an interesting programme of events that will appeal to all RACA Members. Some events appeal to dedicated motoring enthusiasts while others will appeal to members who enjoy a pleasant drive to a place of interest, with a long lunch or meeting with friends and fellow members at The Club.Visit our Facebook page to see something of our past activities and to see what RACA Motoring events are coming...
ax2 Corks 'N Forks - July Update
Dear MembersI have several matters to report this month - the first being our June trip to Handhorf and the Clare Valley. There were 13 of us, the camaraderie was great, and everyone had a wonderful time. There were many highlights; my top 3 being our escorted tour of the Jesuit owned Sevenhill Winery and Cellars and the tutored tasting afterwards, a ‘Best of Clare’ degustation dinner at the Watervale Hotel, and a tour of ‘Bungaree Station’ established by the Hawker Family in 1841 and st...
ax President's Message - July
Vale Ross Griffith WaglandThe month of June 2018 saw the passing of Ross Griffith Wagland, a Life Member and Past President and significant contributor to the Club.The retired Supreme Court Justice Bergin wrote the following obituary which eloquently and succinctly describes the professional life of Ross as a solicitor who imparted significant influence on his distinguished legal pupil:Ross was an extraordinary man and everything a new solicitor would want as a master/supervising solicitor. His...
nomination Notice of Nomination
NOTICE TO MEMBERSNOMINATIONS FOR THE RACA BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2018/2019Members are advised that nominations for positions on the RACA Board are now open.Membership categories entitled to nominate are:Associate, Concessional, The Corporate Member nominated by the Principal Corporate entity, Country, Defence, Honorary Life, Life Subscription, Town or Young Executive members. Members within these categories must have been a Member for a minimum of two years.Nomination for Election:Each candidate fo...
Motor Tour 2018 Tomago House 2a3 Presidents Message - June
 Dear Members,During June we will hold the special meeting to consider the nomination of Margaret Dawes-Smith OAM as Life Member of the Club followed by the Ladies Committee lunch. A notice of meeting is being sent out in the coming days. We look forward to as many members as possible for such an important occasionThe Anzac Day lunch convened by our Australasian Pioneers members in the Albert Room was a great event, and the speech by Robert O’Neill, Professor Emeritus of Strategic Studies at...
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