Tasmania

Upcoming Events


Contact your Regional Coordinator for any unlisted but scheduled events.

Following the AGM held on 3 March 2024, we were very pleased to have the Association’s National President, the Hon Vicki O’Halloran AO CVO address the meeting.  View the video of her address here. Video length 14 minutes 40 seconds.

Some Recent Events

Southern Regional Group Morning Tea

Guest speaker Sergeant Damian Bidgood is a 30-year police veteran of search and rescue in Tasmania, who has made an extremely significant contribution over his career.
WHEN:       Wednesday, 20th March 2024
TIME:        10.00 am to 12 noon
WHERE:   
The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay
COST:        $18 per person, cash or card.
Dress:       Neat casual with lapel pin.
R.S.V.P:      18th March 2024
Email:        [email protected]

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Investiture Day Lunch

Friday 19th April 2024. Members are invited to join the new awardees named in the Australia Day honours list with their family and friends for lunch. The awardees are attending Government House for either the morning or afternoon investiture.

If you can attend, please email [email protected]  to make a booking no later then Thursday, 11th April 2024.

Where:              THE ROYAL YACHT CLUB of TASMANIA, MARIEVILLE ESPLANADE, SANDY BAY
When:               Friday, 19th April 2024
Time:                11.45 am for 12 noon.
Cost:                $65.00 per person.
RSVP:              By Thursday, 11th April 2024  (at the very latest please).

Branch Annual General Meeting

The Tasmania Branch AGM was conducted using the Zoom video communications tool.

Following the AGM we are very pleased to have the Association’s National President, the Hon Vicki O’Halloran AO CVO address the meeting.  View the video of her address here. Video length 14 minutes 40 seconds.

Vicki has been the Administrator of the Northern Territory sworn in on 31 October 2017 and more recently has been appointed to the role of Director of Advancement and Community Connections at Charles Darwin University.

Vicki was born in Burnie, Tasmania, and educated at Smithton High School and Devonport Community College.  She worked as an education officer and child care director for Circular Head Council, before moving to Darwin in 1989 where she studied for a Bachelor of Children’s Services at Charles Darwin University.  In 1993, she joined Somerville Community Services, as deputy CEO and manager, and became CEO in 1998 until 2017 when she was appointed Administrator of the Northern Territory.

In 2014, Vicki was made a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to people with a disability through roles with a range of organisations, and to the community.  She was subsequently advanced to Officer of the Order of Australia in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours for distinguished service to the people of the Northern Territory, and to the disability sector through a range of executive roles.  She was appointed Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO) in the 2023 New Year Honours.

Meeting details
When: Sunday 3rd March 2024 commencing at 2.00pm AEDT

Northern Regional Group Christmas Luncheon

Enjoy a festive lunch with guest speaker Malcolm Cash OAM talk about “the Railways at Christmas”.

WHEN:       Wednesday, 22nd November 2023
TIME:        12 noon
WHERE:   
Steve’s Grill @ the Centennial, 110 Balfour Street, Launceston
COST:        Pay at the venue.  The standard light lunch or à la carte as preferred.
Dress:       Neat casual with lapel pin.
R.S.V.P:      Wednesday, 8th November 2023
Email:       [email protected]

Southern Regional Group Morning Tea

What does it take to be a sustainable and innovative farmer today?
Guest speaker Susie Daly, Tasmanian Farmer of the Year 2019, will present an informative view of some of the trials and opportunities of being a primary producer in today’s world.

WHEN:       Thursday, 23rd November 2023
TIME:        10.00 am to 12 noon
WHERE:   
The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay
COST:        $15 per person, cash or card.
Dress:       Neat casual with lapel pin.
R.S.V.P:      Tuesday, 21st November 2023
Email:        [email protected]

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North West Regional Group Reception

A Reception to Recognise Honours Recipients from the North West Region who received awards on Australia Day 2023 and King’s Birthday 2023.

WHEN:       Sunday, 26th November 2023
WHERE:    The Emu Valley Rhododendron Gardens, Breffney Road, Romaine (Burnie)
TIME:        4.00 pm to 5.30 pm
COST:        $40 per person
Dress:       Neat Casual
Large Medals to be worn (where applicable)

PLEASE NOTE: LIMITED CAPACITY AVAILABLE (70) – SO PLEASE RSVP EARLY

Canapés and savouries will be served
Now licensed so drinks may be purchased at the bar
Tea & Coffee facilities available

Cost: $40.00 per person – MUST BE PAID AT TIME OF RSVP

R.S.V.P.    By 19th November 2023 (absolute latest cut-off)
RSVP to the NW Regional Secretary at [email protected] with the names of those attending – e.g. you, your partner and your guests.
Please use this method to record an apology if unable to attend.

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