VICTORIA Branch upcoming 2021 Events

The health and safety of our members, guests and volunteers is top priority for the OAA VIC Branch. We will implement measures in line with the latest Victoria CHO and Department regulations and venue requirements to ensure member safety.

MAY
Thursday 12th Virtual from 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Speakers Jo Newton OAM and Alana Johnson AM will talk about Agricultural opportunities and challenges. No cost. TryBooking link is https://www.trybooking.com/BPYVK

JULY
Thursday 15th from 10.30am at National Gallery Victoria Impressionist Masterpieces.
Plan is lecture; exhibition and lunch at Cafe VIC. Booking will open early May2021

AUGUST
TBA Reception for 2020 Australia Day and Queen’s Birthday and 2021 Australia Day and Queen’s Birthday Order of Australia Honours recipients

SEPTEMBER
Thursday 23rd Virtual from 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Theme ‘R U OK’

NOVEMBER
Tuesday 16th annual lunch at 12noon to 2.30pm William Angliss Restaurant

UPDATE regarding Oration
Inspiring Australians Oration has been deferred from April due to ongoing COVID restrictions


REGIONAL GROUPS upcoming 2021 Events

APRIL
Wednesday 14th networking evening at the RMIT University – Melbourne Central

Sunday 18th lunch with a focus on Centenary of the RAAF at Sale Greyhound Club – Gippsland

Thursday 22nd Virtual at 5.30pm with speaker Stephanie Woollard OAM – North Central Suburbs

MAY
Tuesday 11th lunch at The Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club with speaker Prof Jayashri Kulkarni AM a specialist and well recognised researcher in Women’s Mental Health – Melbourne Central

Thursday 20th Virtual at 5.30pm with speaker Neil Soullier OAM CEO Blue Ribbon Foundation – North Central Suburbs

Sunday 30th lunch at Park Lake Hotel Shepparton with speaker Alana Johnson AM – North East Vic & Goulburn Valley

JUNE
Thursday 17th Virtual at 5.30pm with speaker Jeanette Suhr OAM – North Central Suburbs

JULY
Thursday 8th mid-year lunch at Kingston Heath Golf Club speaker Graeme Samuel AC – South Central Suburban

AUGUST
Sunday 15th luncheon at Del Mondo Restaurant – Gippsland Thursday 19th Primary School Citizenship Award morning presentation – Barwon

SEPTEMBER
Tuesday 21st lunch at The Kooyong Tennis Club with speaker Hon Peter Costello AC Chairman of The Future Fund, Chairman of Nine Entertainment Ltd. – Melbourne Central

OCTOBER
Wednesday October 20 annual Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet dinner at Century Inn, Traralgon with speaker Urologist Associate Professor Nathan Lawrentschuk, Director of the E J Whitten Foundation Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth – Gippsland


Victoria Branch 2021 past Events & AGM

Wednesday February 24: 5.30pm to 6.30pm.
Virtual Year Launch re-emergence of our Arts Industries Speakers Melanie Smith Arts Centre Melbourne and Dr Tony Elwood AM National Gallery Victoria

Tuesday March 16 at 11.00am
Virtual Annual General Meeting


Regional Groups 2021 past Events & AGMs

Barwon Regional Group
Sunday February 14 – AGM changed from hybrid to virtual via Zoom. Guest speaker Elaine Carbines AM

Eastern Suburbs Regional Group
Wednesday February 17 – AGM Zoom

Mornington Peninsula Regional Group
Thursday February 18 – AGM

Western Suburbs Regional Group
Thursday February 18 – AGM

Central Highlands and Wimmera Regional Group
Sunday February 21 – AGM Zoom

South Central Suburban Regional Group
Thursday March 11 – AGM

Gippsland Regional Group
Sunday March 14 – AGM

Melbourne Central Regional Group
Friday March 19 – AGM via Zoom

North Central Suburbs Regional Group
Wednesday March 24 – AGM via Zoom

Loddon-Campaspe Regional Group
​Friday March 26 – AGM, lunch option and Bendigo Art Gallery

SW Victoria Regional Group
Friday March 26 – AGM via Zoom

North East & Goulburn Valley Regional Group
Sunday March 28 – Lunch at Mitchelton Wines and AGM