Christmas in July – Hobart Chapter Style

Saturday, November 20 2021

Despite bleak weather and snow settling to foothills of Kunyani/Mt Wellington, inside the Lindisfarne Masonic Centre, Hobart, the atmosphere was anything but gloomy. On Sunday, July 25th, the supper room was filled to COVID capacity for Hobart Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star’s major fundraising function, Christmas in July.  Chapter members, family, friends and brethren from local… Read More…

A conversation with the Grand Master of Western Australia

Saturday, November 20 2021

Our Sister Helen McLaughlan PMWGM was given a wonderful opportunity to discuss the Order of the Eastern star through a podcast with the Grand Master of Western Australia.  If you would like to watch and listen, press play in the link below:

This is what the Order is all about!

Sunday, July 18 2021

FANTASTIC NEWS FROM WOLLONGONG CHAPTER!! – WELL DONE!! Members of Wollongong Chapter No 59 were recently offered the chance to nominate a charity to which a donation of $2500.00 per member could be allocated in the name of our Chapter. As a result of this exercise 16 Charities were named, some members chose the same… Read More…

Illawarra District Grand Committee Installation

Sunday, July 18 2021

The Illawarra District Grand Committee held their installation at the end of February 2021 Photos: Sis Jennifer Shepherd PWGM Installing, WGP Bro Ron Nethery. Sydney DGC WDGM Sis Patricia Basely plus WM from 7 Chapters & WP from 3.

Donations to the community by the Chapters of Australia

Sunday, August 30 2020

Uarbry – New South Wales In February 2017 a large bushfire ravaged in the State of New South Wales destroying hectares of land within the area of the Warrumbungle Shire Council. One of the areas totally obliterated was the community of Uarbry.   There was some support for this community from Government Departments and local organisations… Read More…

National Disaster Fund Donation – Tasmania

Sunday, August 30 2020

From contributions made by Chapters to the United Grand Chapter National Disaster Fund a donation of TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000.00) has been made to the Glamorgan Lions Club, Swansea to assist a Tasmanian Farmer with the construction of his boundary fencing which was amongst property that was destroyed in the devastating bushfires earlier this year…. Read More…

News from Perth Chapter No 46

Sunday, April 19 2020

Our Sisters and Brothers in the west have been very busy and have shared their successes with us all.  

WGM Grand Chapter of NSW & ACT – Visits

Sunday, April 19 2020

Our WGM Sister Lorna Dunkley (2019-2020) had been very busy in her last few weeks in the chair.  She has shared some memories for us all.

Management of our Order during COVID-19 – 8 April 20

Sunday, April 19 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers MANAGEMENT OF OUR ORDER THROUGH THE SOCIAL DISTANCING PERIOD Following the recent messages from the Most Worthy Grand Matron Sister Blanche Watt and Most Worthy Grand Patron Brother Paul Smith I wish to alleviate the concern that some Chapter Secretaries may have regarding conducting a Committee Meeting via the internet. If… Read More…

Management of our Order during COVID-19 – 3 April 20

Sunday, April 19 2020

3rd April 2020 Dear Sisters and Brothers MANAGEMENT OF OUR ORDER THROUGH THE SOCIAL DISTANCING PERIOD We, the Most Worthy Grand Matron Sister Blanche Watt and Most Worthy Grand Patron Brother Paul Smith are keenly sensitive to the difficulties our Order and Members are facing during these difficult times.  To assist with ensuring routine matters… Read More…