Illawarra Daylight Chapter – a unique day

Sunday, August 21 2022

A unique and special meeting at Illawarra Daylight Chapter of 10th of June 2022. Not only was there a special celebration for Sister Homer celebrating her 100th Birthday, but members of the Chapter in attendance were holding office in the three governing levels of our Order ie Most Worthy Grand Patron Brother Paul Smith, Worthy… Read More…

Golden Wattle Chapter No 4 Celebrates!

Sunday, August 21 2022

Golden Wattle Chapter No 4, Order of the Eastern Star was instituted 18 March 1922 The Members of Golden Wattle Chapter welcomed visiting Members from all over Queensland as well as several distinguished Members from South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales for their Centennial Celebration held on Saturday 26 March 2022. Several Members of… Read More…

Grand Chapter of Queensland – Installation

Sunday, August 21 2022

The Grand Chapter held our Annual Meeting on Friday 1 April at the Arana Leagues Club followed by the Installation on Saturday afternoon. We welcomed Eastern Star visitors from other states on Friday evening. The visiting delegations included: the Most Worthy Grand Matron Sister Blanche Watt (SA), Most Worthy Grand Patron Brother Paul Smith (NSW),… Read More…

Donating to communities in need

Saturday, July 16 2022

The United Grand Chapter of Australia has recently donated $6,000 to the Mallacoota Community Health Services Centre who continue to assist their community since the devastating bush fires of January 2020.  Our Worthy Grand Secretary Emeritus, Sister Lorraine Ellison adds “I fully support this grant to an isolated community, I have had the pleasure of… Read More…

Charity Donations – July 2019 through December 2021

Saturday, June 25 2022

The Charity donation figures submitted by Chapters and Governing Levels for 2019 through 2021 are summarised below.  The total amount for this period was $2,616,998.  Some of the recipients were: St George and Sunderland hospital equipment $500,000. Australian War Widows $220,000 Guide/Integra Service Dogs $210.000 Care Groups/Benevolent Soc/Community groups $199,603 Children’s medical research//hospitals $151,320 Cancer… Read More…

Grand Chapter of NSW & ACT Installation

Saturday, April 9 2022

The Annual Installation of the Grand Chapter of NSW & ACT was held on Saturday 20th March 2022.  Pictures from this event showing the newly installed WGM Sister Marylin Auld and WGP Brother Joseph Vavra and their Grand Office-bearers are below. Congratulations to all !!  

Mortdale Chapter – 93 years of service

Sunday, March 20 2022

Mortdale ChapterNo.36 Order of the Eastern Star was instituted on 24th November 1928 and after 93 continuous years held its final meeting on 24th January 2022. The Members have enjoyed social interaction with other Chapters in the District and throughout Australia. Many Balls, Fetes, Card nights, lunches and dances have been held during our 93… Read More…

Perth Chapter Installation

Friday, December 31 2021

Perth Chapter No 46 Installation meeting took place on Saturday 4th December when Sister Anne Brogden was Installed as Worthy Matron and Brother Victor Tate was recycled into the position of Worthy Patron.  Sister Brogden was very pleased to have four of her five points present at the Installation. At the same meeting Sister, Claire… Read More…

OES Home Fund & Home Management – Donation to the Smith Family

Friday, December 31 2021

The President Mrs Margaret Down and Mrs Rosalyn Russ a committee member of the OES Home Fund & Home Management, recently presented a donation of $2,500 to Peta Bergan at the Smith Family.  This donation will be used for the Smith Family’s ‘learning for life’ program.  This program recognises that disadvantaged children need extra support… Read More…

The latest ‘happenings’ from our Sisters and Brothers in the West

Friday, December 31 2021

Well, what luck are we having with Bunning’s sausage sizzles! For those who didn’t make it, the flames were high and the smoke column even higher in the premises across the road from Bunnings so the police advised Bunnings that we were not to start the sausage sizzle.  So some of us came back to… Read More…