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Kingston’s Lodge – Giving back to community

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  Kingston’s Masonic Lodge drew its annual Monster Meat Raffle on April 9th 2014, with Kathy Wright winning the side of beef. Held at the Crown Inn Hotel, the raffle raised $1600 for the Kingston Community School Pedal Prix teams. This year’s successful raffle had the help of the Pedal Prix team, with teacher Craig Watson and a number of the students helping to sell tickets. Mr Watson thanked the Masonic Lodge for its generous donation and said the money was gladly received. “Pedal Prix promotes leadership, teamwork and resilience and this donation will mean this year’s team will be able to have ... Read More »

100 years of Freemasonry in Wingham

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ONE hundred years of Freemasonry in Wingham will be honoured on July 5. The Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of NSW and ACT, Derek James Robson AM will attend the Wingham Lodge to join with local Freemasons to mark the day. Freemasonry is one of the world’s oldest and largest fraternal organisations. Made up of five million Freemasons around the world, it has adopted the fundamental principles of integrity, goodwill, and charity as foundations for an individual’s life and character. “It’s not a religion,” secretary Phil Mitchell said, “we offer a community service.” “Freemasonry is based on brotherly love, relief ... Read More »

The United Grand Lodge of Victoria will celebrate it’s 125th Anniversary in 2014

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A message from the Grand Secretary 2014, sees the 125 year anniversary of the United Grand Lodge of Victoria. This is an incredibly special opportunity to mark the unique contribution that Freemasons have made to the Victorian community over 125 years. Freemasons in Victoria have worked tirelessly during this time, being instrumental in the development of Melbourne and Victoria, by providing pivotal community assistance through our task force volunteers, and of course, our ongoing everyday charity work. Over the years, Freemasons have been quick to adjust to changing times, always aiming to be of service to the community and of ... Read More »

Freemasons New Zealand

NZ ISSUE 4 - 2013

The NZ Freemason Edition 4 2013 is on Air. You can read the issue at : http://issuu.com/fmnz/docs/nz_freemason_4-2013_for_web/20.   Read More »

Cootamundra Masonic Lodge closes after 129 years

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After 129 years of meeting in Cootamundra, the Cootamundra Masonic Lodge held its last ever meeting on last Thursday night, November 21, at its Cooper Street building. Unfortunately declining membership and increased costs have forced the difficult decision to sell the building and the members to consolidate with the Masonic Lodge at Harden. Lodge Cootamundra St John No 124 was established in 1884 under the Scottish Constitution and in 1888 joined with other constitutions to form the United Grand Lodge of New South Wales. The first stage of the Cooper Street building was erected in 1890 with extensions in 1910, ... Read More »