Club News

Gratuities4 Christmas Gratuities Fund
As members are aware, the club does not support a staff tipping policy. The trading results achieved by the club reflect not only on the support of members but also the service offered by all staff members. The Board encourages member support of the Staff Christmas Gratuities Fund to ensure that all staff receive some monetary recognition for their efforts in making our visits to the Club as pleasant as they always are. Members will be supplied with a gratuities donation form with st...
treecyle Artists to shape new life from Royal Botanic Garden’s fallen timbers.
In a unique exhibition, wood from trees that have graced Sydney’s three botanic gardens for many years will be turned into works of art by skilled artisans from across Australia and beyond. Treecycle 2016 will run from 12 – 21 August 2016, taking place for the first time in honour of the Royal Botanic Garden’s 200th Birthday celebrations. While Treecycle is not an event of the Royal Automobile Club, the Royal Botanic Gardens are a strong supporter of the Club. Book direct with the Gardens...
MEG2 Motoring Enthusiast Group News - August
ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB MOTORING  The advancement of motoring and the pursuit of motoring activities was the foundation on which the RACA was built. Today, Royal Automobile Club Motoring provides activities available 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 together with a long lunch or meeting with friends and fellow members at The Club. You can also visit our facebook page to s...
Corks and Forks Corks 'N' Forks News - August
Dear Members Ever tasted good table wines from say Slovenia or Japan? If you haven’t but would like to, then Corks ‘n’ Forks next vinous wine ‘tour’ with the theme ‘Good Wines from Unexpected Places’ may well expand your horizons. Yes, our next ‘tour’ is scheduled for 6pm on Thursday 11 August in the Vintage Room, when we’ll taste 12 wines carefully selected by Steve Blandford from less familiar countries or regions. The wines will be served in 3 flights accompanied by 3 smal...
snooker2 Snooker Club News - August
Looking for a group you can join with very little pressure, and lots of fun? Are you seeking an activity within the Club that anyone at any skill level can enjoy inside the RAC? The RACA Snooker Club is open to ALL Club members. We enjoy snooker, billiards and having drinks in the Members’ Bar. We would like to invite all members to meet up with us when we do monthly in the Albert Room, have a hit, and participate in the comps and share great times. Our group seeks to grow and expand friendshi...
hyde Ladies Committee News - August
On Monday 27th June, 2016, 43 Members and their guests joined the Ladies Committee at their Club Luncheon. The guest speaker Scott Cumming has been working with the Historic Houses Trust, now Sydney Living Museums, since 2002. He is the Visitor Services Coordinator at the UNESCO World Heritage listed Hyde Park Barracks Museum and Mint Buildings. Scott’s fascinating talk focused on the estimated 40,000 women and their children sheltered and processed through the Hyde Park Barracks immigration f...
krok Harvard Krokodiloes - A beautiful voice.
July 14 evening had begun. Members and guest, many were members of the Harvard Club Sydney, started arriving.A Capella is known as song without musical accompaniment but the Harvard Krokadiloes showed that it is much more than that.As canapés arrived, so did the sharp singing outfit and after a most entertaining introduction (to each other as it turned out) the 12 young performers took control of the room.Song, harmony, much humour and what can only be described as "professional intimacy", thes...
McFadden 1 Remembering Wg/Cdr Bill McFadden
Wg/Cdr Bill McFadden DFM, Legion d’Honneur a long time Member of the RACA, died on 11 June 2016 aged 96 after a short illness.  In 1986, as Vice-President of the Imperial Service Club, he was part of the negotiation team which resulted in that Club being incorporated with the Royal Automobile Club of Australia.  The present ISC Lounge on the fourth floor with its badges, medals and other memorabilia, reflects the memory of those men and women, past and present who gave Service to their count...
golf RACA Golf Group
A small but ebullient group of members met in the Members Bar on July 14 to kick off the RACA Golf Group. Thank you to all those members that sent their well wishes and apologies. Our Guest speaker was the well- known Golf Pro Richard Mercer who proved both entertaining and supportive of the group. He spoke enthusiastically about a childhood in the company of many Australian golf legends including his father, David Mercer and his Godfather the late Kel Nagle many of which took Richard on course...
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