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Feature logo2 Club Updates April 2021
Pictures below from the Women's Pioneer Society St Patrick's Day EventsPictures below Australasian Pioneers' "Citizen Kane" Lunch...
CnF 784 x 342 1 Corks 'n' Forks April 2021
Dear Members,By the time you read this piece, we will have just returned from our 4 day Corks ‘n’ Forks food and wine trip to Orange. The highlights and some photos will feature in next month’s newsletter. In the meantime here’s some news of our next 2 events.Tasting/Tour - Thursday 22 AprilThe theme for April’s tasting tour is ‘Australia v South America’, when we’ll have the opportunity to taste and compare some well-chosen Australian wines with comparable South American wines f...
Motoring Feature3 RACA Motoring April 2021
With the success of the first Motoring Quiz, we have scheduled the second for Wednesday the 19th May. I’m sure this one will be as entertaining and competitive as the first! It is open to all members, not just those associated with the Motoring Group. Look out for a more detailed notice soon.We published the second podcast with Mr Simon Perdriau recently with a fascinating discussion on how his family evolved through marine businesses to a wide variety of engineering ideas. We have just finish...
Ladies Committee Feature Logo Ladies Committee April 2021
The Ladies Committee luncheons are regularly held on the last Monday of the month and have interesting guest speakers or entertainment covering a wide range of topics and events.Thank you to those who frequent our Ladies Committee Luncheons, it is always such a pleasure to see you there, please feel free to bring along guests and keep in mind that although we are called the “Ladies Committee” all members and their guests, including men, are welcome.Our next Luncheon will be held on Mond...
michael online feature Message From the President
Dear Members,Firstly, I trust that you have all remained safe and well during COVID-19 and continue to remain safe and well despite the current floods.TradingTrading conditions have slowly started to improve however the effects of closure, no international and inter and intra state travel, and frequent use of the Club for functions and general use, have resulted in, as you would appreciate:• Our usual occupancy rate for accommodation up to 80% falling to as low as 5% in the peak of COVID but i...
young feature Young Members' Group March 2021
The first RACA Young Members’ Dinner and Talk was held on 18 February 2021, with RACA and Young Members’ Group associate Aaron Shikhule as guest speaker. Aaron engaged the audience with an interesting topic, sharing his experience in the health reimbursement of medical devices in Australia via the Prostheses List. A short Q&A session followed, where he answered several questions regarding hispresentation.The next Young Members’ Dinner and talk will be held on 27 May 2021. More inform...
CnF 784 x 342 1 Corks 'n' Forks March 2021
Dear Members,A short note this month to remind you of our trip to Orange from Sunday 28 March to Thursday 1 April inclusive.Planning is well underway, and the itinerary will be available shortly. Highlights will include:- A guided walking tour of the city, which will include a session on its indigenous food and history.- A half day trip to the historic village of Millthorpe.- Tutored tasting at some of Orange’s better wineries, including Ross Hill, Angullong, Philip Shaw and    Tamburlaine.-...
Motoring Feature3 RACA Motoring March 2021
We held the 1st Motoring Quiz recently and after a close battle, the victors were the HSRCA team of Peter E, Peter D and Geoff P. The quiz, held in the ISC Room, was between five teams of three and was competitive over all four rounds of 10 questions. In fact the winners margin was a single point! The questions covered a range of years: veteran and vintage, the intranet-war years, the golden age of the 40s - 60s and then after the 1973 Fuel Crisis. An example question was: “In 1938, what did t...
Ladies Committee Feature Logo Ladies Committee March 2021
The Ladies Committee’s first event for the year was held on Monday 22 February 2021 with guest speaker Scott Warr, CEO of Legacy Australia. Scott discussed current issues, programs of support and an insight into the future of Legacy. The event was enjoyed by all in attendance.Our next event will be held on 29 March 2021, where we will be welcoming fellow member Dr John Fahey as he discusses his books ‘Australia’s First Spies’ and ‘Traitors and Spies’. John has extensive knowledge in...
Snooker feature logo RACA Snooker February 2021
Fellow RACA Member, Tim Lou (pictured), and his partner Alice Yu are the first people to take up the Club’s new offer of free snooker lessons. Mr Lou said “Our coach Steve is a very professional and knowledgeable snooker instructor and we felt we were in good hands despite having never played snooker before.”Mr Lou works nearby at Martin Place and recently joined the Club because he finds its gym facilities, personalised restaurant service and events fit well around the demands of his care...
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