|Australian & New Zealand Masonic Research Council
Secretary: Kent Henderson <email@example.com>, PO Box 332, Williamstown, Vic 3016,
Quarterly newsletter, Harashim
Books by noted Masonic authors
Editor: Tony Pope <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Directory of Associate and Affiliate members.
Directory of associates
NSW Newcastle Masonic Study Circle
NZ Research Lodge of Southland 415 NZC
RSA Lyceum Lodge of Research 6882 EC
USA The Phylaxis Society
VIC Golden Jubilee Chapter of Research 79 VC (RA)
Southern Cross Chapter of Improvement (A&AR)
NEWCASTLE MASONIC STUDY CIRCLE
This associate meets at the Masonic Centre, Newcastle, NSW, at 7 pm on the first Monday of
February, May, August (AGM) and November. A copy or precis of papers presented is included
with the notice paper.
All communications to the Secretary: WBro Philip A Carter
29 Ocean St
New South Wales 2290
phone: H 02-4942 6349, W 02-4929 7711.
fax: 02-4929 7713.
GOLDEN JUBILEE CHAPTER OF RESEARCH 79 VC (RA)
All communications to Scribe E: EmComp T R (Rex) Little
PO Box 46
phone: 03-878 7670.
SOUTHERN CROSS CHAPTER OF IMPROVEMENT (A&AR)
This associate meets at Emulation Hall, 3 Rochester Road, Canterbury (Melbourne)
quarterly, on the 5th Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm.
All communications to the Secretary: T R (Rex) Little
PO Box 46
phone: 03-878 7670.
Directory of affiliates
NSW Canberra Lodge of Research & Instruction (ACT)
Research Lodge of New South Wales 971
NZ Hawkes Bay Research Lodge 305
Masters' & Past Masters' Lodge 130
Research Lodge of Wellington 194
Waikato Lodge of Research 445
Qld Barron Barnett Lodge 146
Toowoomba Lodge of Instruction
W H Green Memorial Masonic Study Circle
W H J Mayers Memorial Lodge of Research
SA South Australian Lodge of Research 216
Tas Hobart Lodge of Research 62
Launceston Lodge of Research 69
Vic Chisel Lodge 434
WA Western Australian Lodge of Research 277
CANBERRA LODGE OF RESEARCH & INSTRUCTION
All communications to the Secretary: WBro Neil Morse
PO Box 26
Australian Capital Territory 2608
RESEARCH LODGE OF NEW SOUTH WALES 971
This affiliate meets at the Masonic Centre, 279 Castlereagh St, Sydney, five times a year,
at 7.30 pm on the first Tuesday in March (Installation), May, July, September and
Meetings are usually in the First Degree; dress is dinner suit and regalia. Visitors are
welcome. There is a charge for refreshment from all present.
Full membership is $30 a year.
Correspondent members are accepted from all recognised jurisdictions; fee $12 a year.
Publication: Veritatem Petite, 5 issues per year, with the notice paper.
Papers for presentation in lodge are welcome; copies, double spaced should be sent to the
Secretary for consideration by the Publications Committee.
All communications to the Secretary: VWBro Andrew Walker, PDGDC
92 Bogalara Rd
New South Wales 2146
phone: 02-9631 1486, email <email@example.com>.
HAWKES BAY RESEARCH LODGE 305 NZC
This affiliate meets quarterly at TeMata Lodge Room, Havelock North (Hastings), New
Zealand, at 7.30 pm on the first Monday of February, May, August (Installation, 6.30 pm)
Annual membership dues are $10 for all categories: full members (PMs and IMs), Associates
(MMs) and lodges. There is no correspondence circle.
Publication: Transactions accompany the notice paper.
All communications to the Secretary: WBro Brian Paget
32 Ploughman Crescent
phone & fax: 6-843 1995, email <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
MASTERS' & PAST MASTERS' LODGE 130 NZC
This affiliate meets at Christchurch, New Zealand, at 7.15 pm on the third Wednesday of
March (Installation), May, July, September and November.
Publication: Transactions in pamphlet form accompany the notice paper.
All communications to the Secretary: WBro A L (Les) Gray
PO Box 277
phone: 03-352 8952, email <algray@XTRA.CO.NZ>.
RESEARCH LODGE OF WELLINGTON 194 NZC
This affiliate meets at Udy St, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand, at 6.15 pm on the second
Thursday of March, May, July, September and November (Installation).
Publication: Transactions in pamphlet form accompany the notice paper.
All communications to the Secretary: WBro P J Brooke
Box 11-507, Manners St PO
phone: H 644-389 3284, W 04-496 4099
WAIKATO LODGE OF RESEARCH 445 NZC
This affiliate meets six times per year at various places in the Waikato District of New
Zealand, at 7.30 pm on the third Tuesday of March (Installation, at Rotorua), May, July,
September and November.
Publication: Transactions in pamphlet form, 5 issues per year.
All communications to the Secretary: WBro A D Mabon
PO Box 7202
phone: 07-345 9393.
BARRON BARNETT LODGE 146 QC
This affiliate meets at the Memorial Masonic Centre, Ann St, Brisbane, six times per year,
on the third Wednesday of odd months at 7.15 pm - January, March, May, July, September,
Meetings are tyled and dress is formal (summer dress September to April); all Masons are
welcome as visitors; no charge for festive board.
Membership open only to Past Masters; fees $12.50, dual $8.50, aged $4.60, plus GL dues.
Publications: Lectures with the summons.
No formal correspondence circle, but lectures sent to interested persons at $10 per year.
All communications to the Secretary: RWBro K G W Wells, PDGM, Kellerman Lecturer
PO Box 75
Wavell Heights North
phone: 07-3266 7086.
TOOWOOMBA LODGE OF INSTRUCTION
This affiliate meets at the Masonic Centre, Neil St, Toowoomba, for research purposes at
7.30 pm on the first Thursday of each month except January (Installation April). It is not
a warranted lodge, but meets under the sanction of Fidelity Lodge 357 QC.
Publication: The Beacon, distributed with the summons.
All communications to the Secretary: WBro Robert Murphy, PSGD
15 Skoien St
phone: 07-4635 5119.
W H GREEN MEMORIAL MASONIC STUDY CIRCLE
This affiliate meets at the Masonic Centre, 42 Walker St, Townsville, quarterly, at 7.30
pm, on the fifth Thursday of the month.
Publication: Lampada, distributed quarterly with the summons.
All communications to the Secretary: RWBro Graham Stead, PAGM
PO Box 5533 MC
phone & fax: 07-4725 4288, email <email@example.com>.
W H J MAYERS MEMORIAL LODGE OF RESEARCH
This affiliate meets at the Masonic Centre, 8 Minnie St, Cairns, five times a year, at
7.30 pm on the second Friday of March, May, July, September and the first Friday of
November (Installation). It is not a warranted lodge, but works under sanction of Gregory
Lodge 50H QC. Brethren wear neat casual dress, without regalia. There is no charge for
Membership is open to Master Masons (annual fees $15) and to other research bodies with a
reciprocal arrangement for exchange of publications.
Publication: The Lectern, distributed with the summons.
All communications to the Secretary: Bro H Lovewell, Kellerman Lecturer
P O Box 6527
phone: 070 930 284.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LODGE OF RESEARCH 216
This affiliate meets at the Payneham Masonic Hall, Marden, six times per year, on the
third Friday of even months at 7.30 pm - February, April, June, August, October
(Installation, 6.30 pm), December.
Meetings are tyled, and opened in the degree appropriate to the lecture; dress is black or
white tie, or dark lounge suit, and regalia. Visitors are welcome; there is a charge of
$2.50 for refreshments.
Full membership: open to Master Masons who are members in good standing of a Craft lodge
in SA or NT; annual fees are $60, country members $50 (which includes cost of
publications), plus GL dues if not paid through another lodge.
Correspondence Circle: membership is open to Master Masons in good standing, and to lodges
and Masonic bodies or groups, under the jurisdiction of GLSA or of a GL in amity with
GLSA. There are two grades of annual subscriptions: A-$15 (summons and inserts only);
B-$40 (as A, plus annual transactions).
Publications: annual transactions (Masonic Research in South Australia) and a 10-page A4
insert in the summons (Gleanings).
All communications to the Secretary: WBro Graham Murray, JP, PGSwdB, Kellerman Lecturer
PO Box 3
South Australia 5070
phone: 08-8289 2487, email <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
HOBART LODGE OF RESEARCH 62 TC
This affiliate meets at the Masonic Temple, 3 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart (GL fax 002 238159,
email <email@example.com>), quarterly, on the third Friday of March
(Installation 6.30 pm) and November (7.30 pm), and at 7.30 pm at various places and dates
in June and August .
Meetings are tyled; visiting Master Masons are always welcome as honorary members, and
brethren below the rank of Master Mason are invited on appropriate occasions; preferred
dress is dinner suit, black tie, or lounge suit. A donation is usual at the Installation
festive board. Questions submitted in writing to the Secretary by August will be answered
at the November meeting.
Full membership: (Class A) is open to local Master Masons in good standing and associated
lodges; fees $10 per year, in advance.
Corresponding membership: (Class B) is open to Master Masons; fees $20 per year, in
Publications: Annual Transactions, cost included in subscription.
All communications to the Secretary: VWBro Horst G Maass, PGChaplain
7 Amberley Court
phone: 03-6229 4859.
LAUNCESTON LODGE OF RESEARCH 69 TC
This affiliate meets at the Masonic Temple, Brisbane St, Launceston, five times a year at
7.30 pm on the second Friday of February, May, July (Installation), August and November.
Meetings are tyled, and opened in the degree appropriate to the lecture. Dress is dinner
suit. Master Masons are welcomed as visitors. There is no charge for refreshment.
There is a Rhetoric Lodge of Instruction, held under sanction of Launceston Lodge of
Research, which meets in the library at the Launceston Temple at 7.30 pm on the second
Tuesday of each month, for Master Masons; dress: street clothes without regalia.
Full membership is open to Master Masons in good standing in a Tasmanian Craft lodge, fees
Correspondence Circle: subscription for Australian members $20, overseas $25.
Publication: Proceedings, included with the summons.
All communications to the Secretary: RWBro K W Hepburn, PGW
40 Sheridan Court
phone: 03-6244 5094, email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
CHISEL LODGE 434 VC
This affiliate meets at Kerang at 8 pm on the third Thursday of each month from February
to July and in November, for research, and has a dual Installation with Kerang Lodge 100
VC on the first Saturday in September.
Meetings are tyled in the required degree; dress is formal/informal. Visitors are welcome.
There is no charge for refreshment. There is no correspondence circle, and lectures are
All communications to the Secretary: WBro R D Walker
P O Box 125
phone: 04-1457 5796
WESTERN AUSTRALIAN LODGE OF RESEARCH 277
This affiliate meets at the Grand Lodge Building, Terrace Road, Perth, monthly from March
to November (Installation in March), on the fifth weekday of the month; visitors are
received at 8 pm.
Meetings are tyled and all lectures are given in the Third Degree; members and visitors
pay $5 for a two-course supper.
Full membership: open to Master Masons who are subscribing members of a Craft lodge under
GLWA, but the Master and Wardens must be Past Masters; fees $25 pa.
Correspondence Circle: open to Masons in good standing, and to lodges and groups in amity
with GLWA; fees $25 pa.
Study group: open to all members; meets monthly, on the second Sunday.
Publications: Transactions, printed booklets of lectures, sent to members three times a
Communications to the Secretary: WBro Peter Verrall, PJGD, Kellerman Lecturer
23 Crufts Way
Western Australia 6155
phone: 08-9455 3912, email <email@example.com>.