Website Updates

Monday, April 22 2019

Our  website is fast approaching its third birthday!  It was time to revise some of the layout of the website and its content and you are invited to take a look around.  Of particular interest ….. The project to capture the History of Chapters is going well.  You can now access a list of those… Read More…

Illawarra DGC give to KidzWish

Monday, April 22 2019

On Friday 22nd March 2019 Sister Norah Mitchell and Brother Raymond McIntosh accompanied by Mr Brian Willis representative for Masonicare presented cheques totalling $4,500.00 for the Kidzwish Foundation to go towards the development of new premises at  Flinders, Shellharbour. The new premises will include 6 therapy rooms, 1 music & dance studio, 1 multi purpose… Read More…

Malvern Chapter’s special celebration

Monday, April 22 2019

On Tuesday 5th February Malvern Chapter celebrated the 70th Anniversary of membership in the Order.   The wonderful recipient for this special night was our lovely Sister Morvyth Goldstein who has celebrated this milestone as a member.   Sister Goldstein joined Manly Chapter on 2nd February 1949, and has been an active member of both Manly Chapter… Read More…

OES Hall, Buranda, Queensland

Monday, April 22 2019

Good news for the OES In Queensland. The OES Hall at Buranda, now Woolloongabba is to remain in the Order’s hands and has been withdrawn from sale. The intention is to update the toilets and kitchen, but hope that it will become the home of OES on the Southside and encourage other likewise masonic related… Read More…

Sydney DG Committee’s Charity Efforts

Monday, April 22 2019

Sydney District has made another donation to Careflight for a second year in a row.  This time $2,500 and also a donation of $600 to OES Home fund.  Funds were raised from the Sydney District Representatives BBQ. In photo are Fay and Adam (pilots),  John and Ben (paramedics) and Kurt (crewman);   Sisters Margaret Standaloft,… Read More…

Donation to Royal Flying Doctors

Monday, April 22 2019

Worthy Matron Sister Joyce Leigh of Carnation Applecross Chapter No 84 Western Australia Presented a cheque for $2,500.00 to The Royal Flying Doctor Service located at Jandakot Western Australia. Funds were raised by sausage sizzles, lunches, chocolate sales and various other efforts. CONGRATULATIONS CARNATION APPLECROSS !

Beenleigh celebrates 40th Birthday

Monday, April 22 2019

Beenleigh Chapter No 199 celebrated their 40th birthday Installation on Saturday 16 February.  The Chapter was instituted on the 17th of February 1979. The banquet, including the cake, was prepared by the Worthy Matron Elect Sister Elaine Gray.  She was ably assisted by the Worthy Matron Sister Rhonda Nelson and Sister Cathy Beattie. The “rainbow” cake… Read More…

Masonic Orders beyond the Craft

Sunday, February 3 2019

The Canberra region masonic fraternity is arranging a promotional seminar for all associated orders of Freemasonry. The Order of the Eastern Star (through Capital Chapter) have been asked to be involved.  Its a wonderful opportunity to build our visibility in this region and to showcase our Order to the public.  Rainbows and Demolay have also… Read More…

17th Biennial Sessions

Sunday, February 3 2019

The 17th Biennial Session will be held 5th to 8th June 2019 in Adelaide, South Australia. Brochures and registration forms have been sent to Chapters.  Copies are available for download on the website HERE. A form to request the minutes from these sessions is also available on the same page. IMPORTANT: LATE REGISTRATIONS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED… Read More…

Help Wanted!

Sunday, February 3 2019

An initiative under the UGCA Strategic Plan was to work out the best way to preserve the History of the Order of the Eastern Star in Australia. The Strategic Working Party has therefore been looking at a number of options and it has been agreed that the best method at this time is to place… Read More…