Upcoming Events

Thursday 11 April – Sunday 14 April 2019
The Order of Australia Association 33rd National Conference
The 2019 National Conference will be held in Hobart (Tasmania) on the above dates.
Progressive information about the Conference will be posted on the Association’s web page and also included in the Association’s national magazine The Order.
For more information please contact:
Alastair Douglas OAM, Organising Committee Chairman on 0418 127 897.

May 2019. Reception and light luncheon in Sydney for 2019 Australia Day award recipients.
Further details to be advised.

Thursday 11 April – Sunday 14 April 2019
The Order of Australia Association 33rd National Conference
The 2019 National Conference will be held in Hobart (Tasmania).
Progressive information about the Conference and registration details are on the Association’s web page and also included in the November 2018 issue of the Association’s quarterly national magazine The Order.
For more information please contact:
Alastair Douglas OAM, Organising Committee Chairman on mobile 0418 127 897.

Friday 31 May 2019 – 11-15 am for 11-45am
Illawarra Regional Group Mid-Year Luncheon
“The Sinclair Room”
Dapto Leagues Club
Cnr Station St & Bong Bong Rd, Dapto
R.S.V.P: Friday 10th May, 2019
Cost: $40 per person, plus cash bar
Guest Speaker: Lew Troman DTM
Contact: Lynn Wilson OAM: e-mail lynnwilson2830@loadednet.com.au or mobile 0466 989 914
Click here for booking form

Themed Luncheon Number 3 – Service Clubs
Apex, Rotary, Lions
Calling members of Apex, Rotary and Lions within the Regional Order, you are summoned to this meeting to present to our group members your efforts, as an individual or group, that gained you an order of Australia. The Scouts and Guides did a wonderful presentation at the first themed dinner and we anticipate at least the same, if not better, a presentation from the Service Club movement.

Also bring memorabilia of your time with the Service Club you were involved with and maybe wear Club regalia that you have.

Let’s make it a memorable themed dinner no 3.

If you have any questions please call Phil Thompson on 0458561001

July 2019. NSW Branch Annual Luncheon in Sydney
Further details to be advised.

Wednesday 17 July 2019
Hunter Regional Group Morning Tea at Cardiff RSL Club
Further details to be advised.
Contact: June Cameron, Regional Convenor Tel: (02) 4954 7005, e-mail: jandbc70@gmail.com

September 2019. NSW Branch Reception and luncheon for 2019 Australia Day award recipients.
Further details to be advised.

October 2019.
Dubbo Regional Group Annual Luncheon to welcome 2019 award recipients.
Further details to be advised.
Contact: Ms Ruby Riach OAM: Tel (02) 6882 0658; e-mail: ruby.riach@bigpond.com

October 2019
Morning tea with guest speaker
Parliament House, Sydney
Further details to be advised.

Saturday 9 November 2019
Illawarra Regional Group Annual Luncheon
The Central Western Group Committee have booked the “Duntryleague Golf Club in Orange for the 14th September 2019 for our annual Luncheon 12 for 12.30 pm.
Invitations of course will not be emailed and posted out for some time but anyone on the State Committee would be most welcome to attend.

Contact: Lynn Wilson OAM.
E-mail: lynnwilson2830@loadednet.com.au
Mobile: 0466 989 914

November 2019
NSW Branch Pre-Christmas Luncheon in Sydney
Details to be advised.

Regional Events

NEW ENGLAND NORTH WEST REGIONAL GROUP

OAA luncheon Armidale Saumarez Homestead Friday 31 May 12.20

It’s now time to RSVP and pay for the special OAA luncheon to be held at Saumarez Homestead on Friday 31st May at 12.30 pm.
Please download the invitation located here for payment advice. With your RSVP please indicate if you have any dietary requirements.

This will be a very special event.

Dr Robin Jones AM (Sanctuary) has kindly agreed to give a brief report on the Ezidi refugee re-settlement program in Armidale and how it is progressing.

We are very pleased to announce that Fred Edwards OAM, NENW chairman will be attending along with other members of the New England North West Committee. We are also delighted to welcome Mr Ron Sharpe OAM, Regional OAA co-ordinator to the luncheon.

Looking forward to meeting up with all of you very special people.
Maria Hitchcock OAM
Sue Denison OAM

DUBBO REGIONAL BRANCH
The Dubbo Regional Branch advise that they will be holding their Annual Luncheon the Dubbo RSL Memorial Club on Saturday, October 12th, commencing at 1200am for a 1230am start.
On behalf of Mrs Ruby Riach OAM, Dubbo Regional Convenor, this information has been provided for your action and information.

HASTING/MACLAY REGIONAL BRANCH
The Hastings Macleay Regional Branch will be holding a luncheon in March to welcome new members and to support a social group within this area.
In addition, the Hastings Macleay Regional Group will be holding a luncheon in early April
On behalf of Laurie Smith OAM, Hastings/Maclay Regional Convenor, this information has been provided for your action and information.

MANNING REGIONAL GROUP

A LUNCHEON TO HONOUR NEW RECIPIENTS OF AWARDS IN THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA FRIDAY 24 MAY 2019

The next Manning Regional Group function will be a Luncheon at the Wingham District Memorial Services Club on Friday 24 May 2019 at 1200 for 1230.

New recipients of the Order of Australia Awards in the Manning region wil I be welcomed by the Manning Group convenor, Greg Hartig AM.

New recipients are our honoured guests on this occasion. All awardees and their guests are invited. We hope to have the attendance of the Chairman of the NSW Branch and the NSW Branch Regional Coordinator.

Please fill in the luncheon booking form for and return to

Greg Hartig AM via email or mail to 80 Barton St, CROKI, NSW 2430

by Friday 17th May 2019 

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS REGIONAL GROUP
The Southern Highlands Regional Group have recently held a reception to welcome new awardees of the Order of Australia, including those from 2018, at the Bradman Museum, Bowral, on Friday 8 March.
The Southern Highlands regional Group supports the National Braille Music Camp which is held each year, culminating in an end-of-camp concert by the blind music students, both children and adults. The concert is scheduled for Friday 5 July at the Frensham School for girls in Mittagong.
On behalf of Virginia Adlide OAM, Southern Highlands regional Group Convenor, this information has been provided for your action and information.