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FVNews 

No. 189. Thursday, July 1, 2021
• From the Communications and Marketing Volunteer Action Team

• Email: editor@FVNews.com.au or Ash@Long.com.au
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In This Issue

1. Lodges, FVNews resume

2. Pithy Paragraphs

3. World News

4. New Subscribers

5. Sincere Thanks

6. Please Send Your Summons

7. Vale Denis Kroezen
8. Vale Peter Moore

10. Videos

11. Essential Information

12. What’s On


1. Lodges, FVNews resume

• It’s July 1 – so Masonic Centres and Lodges across Victoria are re-opening after another COVID lockdown. Health restrictions and physical distancing rules mean Initiations and Passings can take place. The Freemasons Future Recovery Team is hoping that Raisings and Full Closings might resume on August 1. The rules surrounding re-opening were included in an email from Grand Secretary Garry Runge last Friday (June 25).

• Now that activities have re-started, FVNews resumes. We are aiming for weekly Thursday publication.


2. Pithy Paragraphs

• Grand Master Richard Elkington is featured on the cover of the Uncle Bobs Journal, featuring his involvement with the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

3. World News
• A man has been charged with stealing a hat and sword from a Masonic Temple. READ MORE
• AThe proposed multi-use tower development rising from the rear of the historic Freemasons Hall at 254 North Terrace in Adelaide could well become the city’s tallest public building. READ MORE
4. New Subscribers
• We are building FVNews to be a vital guide to Masonry in Victoria. You can have your free copy emailed to your inbox. Use the ‘Subscribe’ option at www.FVNews.com.au 
5 Sincere Thanks

• Amongst those who assisted with contributions and encouragement have included: Jim Jolly, Stuart McArthur, Allan Thomson, Garry Runge, Paul Brennand, Robert Brennand, Neil Corlett, Graham Berry, Wayne Millard, Anthony Borg, Peter Crick, Laurie Jacobs, Peter Harris, Emmanuel Marabeliotakis, Jason Gribble, Brendan Kyne, Julia Edwards

6. Please Send Your Summons
• Lodges can assist FVNews by sending emails about every lodge meeting and event to editor@FVNews.com.au – please include us on your Lodge Summons mailing list.


7. Vale Denis Kroezen
• We regret to advise of the passing to the Grand Lodge Above of Wor Bro Denis Kroezen, who passed away on Tuesday afternoon (June 29). Wor. Bro. Allan Thompson, Lodge Eschcol, advises that it is envisaged that the funeral service will be held in Kyneton.


8. Vale Peter Moore

• Jim Jolly, Secretary, Bairnsdale Daylight Lodge, advises funeral service details for Bro. Peter Moore: 2pm, Tuesday, July 6 at Anglican Church, Church St., Bruthen. A Masonic funeral has been deemed appropriate by the family. Attendance is limited to 50 people. The burial will be at Delegate where Peter’s wife is buried.


9. Videos

• Grand Master’s Video (June 11). WATCH

130 Essential Information

• Freemasons Victoria. Re-Opening Lodges: The Manual. Version 2. READ

• Freemasons Victoria. COVID-19 Modifications for Lodge Ceremonies. LOG IN at Freemasons Victoria website


12. What’s On (129 listings)
UPDATED EACH EDITION

Please notify us about your event. 
Please include date, time, talk details, attire, and a link or location.
Email: editor@FVNews.com.au

Thursday, July 1

• 7pm. Clifton Hill Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Box Hill.
• 7pm. Doutta Galla lodge. Master’s Last Night. Obligation of Master-Elect. At Freemasons Essendon.

• 7pm. Ivanhoe Grammarians Lodge. Master-Elect’s Obligation. Double Second Degree. 75th Anniversary of Consecration. Master’s Last Night. At Freemasons Ivalda.

• 7pm. Lodge Killara. Double First Degree, At Freemasons Greensborough. (Installation has been deferred to September 2).
• 7.30pm. Centenary Lodge of Instruction. Working the Second Degree. Other work as needed.
• 7.30pm.
 Macedon Ranges Lodge. Demonstration of the First Degree. At Freemasons Romsey.
• 7.30pm. Robbie Burns Mark Lodge. Talk by Glenn Hollibone: Symbols of Mark Masonry. At Freemasons Western.

Friday, July 2
• 7.30pm. Kensington Lodge. Lodge of Emergency. Obligation of Master-Elect. At Freemasons Essendon.

Saturday, July 3

• 4pm. United Memorial and Merbein Lodge. Installation of Russell James by Country Team (John McTaggart). At Freemasons Sunraysia.
• 6.30pm. Lodge of Evolution. Talk on the Mark Degree. Opening and Closing in 3 degrees. At Freemasons East Melbourne. South at: Life’s Too Short Bar, Shop 2 Tribeca Arcade, 412 Victoria Pde, East Melbourne. BOOK
• 7.30pm. Learmonth Lodge. First Degree Tracing Board Lecture. At Freemasons Learmonth.

Monday, July 5

• TBA. Commonwealth Lodge. Second Degree.
• 10am. Essendon Daylight Lodge. Obligation of Master-Elect. 65-Year Bar to Neil Amos. 50-Year Jewel to Ron Clark. At Freemasons Essendon.

• 6.30pm. Lodge Integrity. Installation of Alan Thompson by 2021 Team (John Rodrigo). At Freemasons Prahran.
• 6.30pm. North Melbourne Lodge. Installation of Gary Bevern by 2021 Team (Don Reynolds). At Freemasons Essendon. 

• 7.30pm. City of Footscray Wyndham Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Western.

• 7.30pm. Eastern Metropolitan Lodge of Instruction. Full Open and Close. At Freemasons Box Hill.
• 7.30pm. Garibaldi Lodge. Opening to the Second Degree and Instruction. At Freemasons Melbourne.

• 7.30pm. United Press Lodge. Emergency Meeting. Double First Degree. At Freemasons Box Hill.

Tuesday, July 6

• 10am. Lodge EOS. Regular Meeting. At Freemasons Lilydale.
• 7.15pm. Sunshine Wisdom Lodge. Double Second Degree. At Freemasons Western.• 7.30pm. MAP. Second Degree. Bring Passport. Casual Dress. At Freemasons Brunswick.
• TBA. Brighton District Lodge. Special Business Meeting. At Freemasons Bayside.

Wednesday, July 7

• 10am. VAT Leaders’ Meeting with Grand Secretary. By Zoom.
• 6.30pm. 2022 Ceremonial Team Metro Information Session. At Freemasons Melbourne.
• 6.30pm. Guiding Star Lodge. Installation of Joseph Farrar by 2021 Team (John McTaggart). At Freemasons Ballarat.

• 7pm. Whittlesea Lodge. Double First Degree. At Freemasons Whittlesea.
• 7.30pm. Melton Lodge of Instruction. Revision of movements for Wardens and Deacons associated with the Third Degree.
• 7.30pm. Orient Lodge of Instruction. First Degree. At Freemasons Lilydale.

Thursday, July 8

• 6.30pm. Antient York Lodge. Installation of Louis Pacifique by Northern District Team (Jeff Cripps). At Freemasons Preston.
• 6.30pm. Geelong Lodge of Unity and Prudence. Installation of David Webb by Bellarine and Otway Team (Tony Bucca). At Freemasons Geelong.
• 6.30pm. 
Heart of Oaks Lodge. Installation of Graeme Wallace by 2018-19 Team (Keith Murray). At Freemasons Bayside.
• 6.30pm. Seaford Lodge. Installation of Clinton Hodgart by 2021 Team (John Rodrigo). At Freemasons Baxter.
• 7pm. Lodge Devotion. Obligation of the Master-Elect. At Freemasons Collingwood.
• 7.30pm. Gisborne Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Gisborne.
• 7.30pm. Lodge of Australia Felix. Education night focusing on the First Degree Tracing Board. At Freemasons Box Hill.
• 7.30pm. Naval and Military Lodge. Second degree. At Freemasons Melbourne.
• 7.30pm. Werribee Enterprise Lodge. Double First Degree. At Freemasons Western.

Friday, July 9

• 6.30pm. Brae Dale Lodge. Installation of Prince Chuzhukunnil by 2021 Team (Richard Elkington). At Freemasons Belgrave.

• 7pm. Gregorios Lodge. Double First Degree. At Freemasons Melbourne. Book via Trybooking.
• 7.30pm. Alrona Lodge. Double Second Degree. At Freemasons Wiliamstown.
• 7.30pm. Sunbury Lodge. Master’s Last Night.

Saturday, July 10

• 2pm. Lodge of the Golden Fleece. Installation of Gregory White by 2021 Team (Richard Elkington). At Athenaeum Club, 87 Collins St, City.

• 3pm. Berwick Balcara Lodge. Installation of Ian Hutcheson by 2019 Team (Merv Hallam). At Freemasons Berwick.
• 4pm. Maryborough Lodge. Installation by Highlanders Team (Graeme Porter). At Freemasons Maryborough.• 4pm. Sandringham District Lodge. Installation of Robert Gardiner by 2021 Country Team (Garry Sebo). At Freemasons Bayside.
• 4.30pm. Arlington Lodge. Installation of Craig Casey by Bellarine and Otway Team (Tony Bucca). At Freemasons Portarlington.

Monday, July 12

• 10am. Maroondah Daylight Lodge. Open and Close. Talk by Trevor Moore: ‘Australian Currency’. At Freemasons Ringwood.
• 6.30pm. Lodge of Commerce. Double First Degree. South $35, catering by Bro Zain Mazloum. At Freemasons Melbourne. BOOK before July 9.
• 7.30pm. Freemasons Victoria. Quarterly Communication. At Freemasons Bayside. Live Streaming.
• 7.30pm. IVALDA Lodge of Instruction. Cancelled.

Tuesday, July 13• 6.15 pm. Victorian Mark and RAM Lodges. Advancement. Ladies welcome in the South. Kelvin Club. Book by Trybooking.
• 6.30pm.
 Brighton District Lodge. Installation of Harry Pontikis by 2021 Team (Richard Elkington). At Freemasons Bayside.
• 7pm. Richmond Lodge. Open and close. Talk in the South about DeMolay. At Freemasons Box Hill.
• 7.15pm. Robbie Burns Phoenix Lodge. Second Degree. At Freemasons Western.
• 7.30pm. Lord Northcote Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Ivalda. • 7.30pm. Marnoo Lodge. Open and Close. At Freemasons Stawell. South: Pie Night. 
• 7.30pm. University Lodge. Business Meeting. (South at Solah). At Freemasons Melbourne.

Wednesday, July 14

• 6pm. Monash Lodge. Installation of Stefan Breaz by 2021 Team (Tony Bucca). At Freemasons Waverley.
• 6.30pm. 2022 Ceremonial Team Metro Information Session. At Freemasons Bayside.
• 6.30pm. Lord Somers Australasian Chpater. Installation of Filip Culcasui. At Freemasons Melbourne. Bookings by Trybooking.
• 7pm. Williamstown Lodge. Double Second Degree. Master’s Last Night. Visit from Rosebank Lodge. RSVP for South: 0413 318 079. At Freemasons Williamstown.
• 7.30pm. Fairfield Lodge. Members’ interests talks. At Freemasons Ivalda.
• 7.30pm. Healesville Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Lilydale.

Thursday, July 15
• TBA. Samaritan Lodge. 50-year Jewel to Peter Wardley. At Freemasons Ivalda.
• 9.45am for 10am. Sale Daylight Lodge. Double Second Degree. At Freemasons Sale.
• 6.30pm.
 Gardenvale Mobility Lodge. Installation of Neil Williams by 2021 Team (Richard Elkington). At Freemasons Bayside.
• 6.30pm. Kensington Lodge. Installation of Eric Bottomley by 2021 Team (John Rodrigo). At Freemasons Essendon.
• 7pm. MAP1. Bring passport. At Freemasons Melbourne.
• 7.30pm. Albert Victor Lodge. Explanation of the First Degree Tracing Board. At Freemasons Ivalda.
• 7.30pm. Lodge of Concentration. Night of ‘Memorable Lectures’. At Freemasons Ringwood.
• 7.30pm. Lodge of Instruction – Werribee. Instruction in ritual and ceremonial work. At Freemasons Werribee.
 7.30pm. Melton Lodge. Ballot and First Degree. At Freemasons Melton.
• 7.30pm. Williamstown St Andrew Lodge. First Degree. 50-Year Jewel to Norm Nicol. At Freemasons Williamstown.

Friday, July 16
• 6.30pm. Army LodgeInstallation of Andreas Seyffeby 2021 Team (John Rodrigo). At Freemasons Ivalda.
• 6.30pm.
 Stuart-Buninyong United Lodge. Installation of John Dunstan by 2021 Team (John McTaggart). At Freemasons Buninyong.
• 7.30pm. Diamond Valley Lodge. First Degree Tracing Board Lecture. At Freemasons Diamond Creek.
• 7.30pm. MAP. Third Degree. At Freemasons Ringwood.

Saturday, July 17

• TBA. SEAVIC Lodge. Installation of Barry Brooks by 2021 Team (Tony Bucca). At Freemasons Bayside.

• 4pm. Peace and Loyalty Lodge. Installation of Clarry Walker by 2021 Team (Bob Jones). At Freemasons Ferntree Gully.

Sunday, July 18

• NIL. Western Mark Lodge. No regular meetings presently.
• 4pm.
 Melbourne High School Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Bayside. Bookings to: mhsl759secretary@outlook.com.au

Monday, July 19• TBA. Lodge of Good Companions. Installation of David Heazlewood by 2021 Team (John Rodrigo). At Freemasons Waverley.
• 6pm. Melbourne St Clair Reunion Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Melbourne.
• 6.30pm. Blackburn United Lodge. Installation of Ian Carrick by 2018 Team (Peter Gurr). At Freemasons Box Hill.
• 7.30pm. Lord Northcote Lodge. Emergency Meeting. Double Second Degree. At Freemasons Ivalda.
• 7pm and 7.30pm respectively. United Wimmera Royal Ark Mariner and Mark. Zoom Meeting.

Tuesday, July 20

• NIL. Combermere Lodge (English Constitution). No meeting this month.
• 7.15pm. Middle Park Lodge. Obligation of Master-Elect. Master’s Last Night. At Freemasons Melbourne. Book via Trybooking.
• 7.30pm. Lodge Elrona. Includes Brunswick United Lodge visit. Obligate Master Elect. Talk in Lodge. At Freemasons Greensborough.

Wednesday, July 21
• 5.30pm. Hand of Friendship Lodge. Official Visit by GM, DGM only with Escort. At Coppin Hall.
• 6.30pm. Grand Chapter Convocation. At Freemasons Bayside.

Thursday, July 22

• 6.30pm. 2022 Ceremonial Team Metro Information Session. At Freemasons Ballarat.
• 6.30pm. Sir John Quick Lodge. Installation of Dwayne Stevenson by 2021 Country Team (Tony Bucca). At Freemasons Bendigo. 

• 7pm. Glenroy Lodge. Second Degree. At Freemasons Essendon.
• 7.30pm. Creswick Havilah Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Creswick.

• 7.30pm. Lilydale Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Lilydale.

• 7.30pm. Revival Lodge. Second Degree. At Freemasons Greensborough.
• 7.30pm. Werribee Enterprise Lodge. Lodge of Emergency. First Degree. At Freemasons Werribee.

Friday, July 23• 7.30pm. Lodge of Research. Neo-Platoism and its influence on the craft. At Freemasons Ivalda.

Saturday, July 24
• TBA. Grand Order of the Secret Monitor. Grand Master to attend. At Freemasons Keysborough.

• 2pm. Brunswick United LodgeInstallation of Tom Ioannau by 2021 Team (Keith Murray). At Freemasons Brunswick.
• 2pm.
 Timboon Lodge. Installation of Cliff Pert by Bellarine and Otway Team (John Patterson). At Freemasons Timboon.
• 3pm. Order of the Eastern Star. Installation. At Freemasons Bayside.
• 4pm. Zetland Lodge. Installation of Steve Latimar by Unanimity Team (Bob Jones). At Zetland Hall, Kyneton. Banquet at Shamrock Hotel. Visitors, please RSVP: Ken Porter, 0427 571961.
• 6.30pm. Maritime Lodge. Installation of Stephen Newal by 2021 Team (John McTaggart). At Freemasons Williamstown.

Sunday, July 25
• 10am.• 6.30pm.MAP. Third Degree. Bring Passport. Casual Dress. At Freemasons Greensborough.
• 12 Noon. Christmas in July Luncheon. Lodges of Essendon Masonic Centre. At Moonee Valley Legends, Cnr Wilson and Thomas Sts, Moonee Ponds. RSVP by July 15 to Ron Evans, 0421 361 941.

Monday, July 26
• NIL. Metropolis Lodge. No meeting this month.
• 7.30pm. Duke of Sussex Lodge. Double Second Degree. At Freemasons Melbourne.
• 10am. Derrimut Daylight Lodge. Demonstration of First Degree. At Freemasons Western.
• 7.30pm. Lodge of Quest. Double First Degree. At Freemasons Ringwood.
• 7.30pm. Lord Carrington Lodge. Second Degree. At Freemasons Western.
• 7.30pm. Werribee Mark Lodge. Advancement of two candidates. At Freemasons Wer• 7.30pm. Yarraville Lodge. Demonstration of First Degree. At Freemasons Yarraville.

Tuesday, July 27
• 6pm. Lodge Amalthea. First Degree. South: Brethren Only. At The Australia Club. Book via Trybooking. 
• 6.30pm. Lodge Amicus. Double First Degree. At Freemasons Melbourne. Book via Trybooking.
• 6.30pm. Middle Park Lodge. Installation of Peter Grounds by 2021 Team (Richard Elkington). At Freemasons Melbourne.

Tuesday, July 27
• 7.30pm. Admiral Collingwood Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Ivalda.
• 7.30pm. Djerriwarrh Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Melton.

Wednesday, July 28
• 9am. Keysborough St Andrews Daylight Lodge. Installation of Mike Jenner by 2021 Team (John Rodrigo). At Freemasons Keysborough.
• 5.30pm. Senior Grand Officers/District Co-Ordinators Meeting. By Zoom.
• 7.30pm. Keystone Mark Lodge. Double Advancement. At Freemasons Melbourne.
• 7.30pm. Werribee Mark Lodge. Installation by Grand Mark Team (Paul Rigby). At Freemasons Werribee.
• 7.30pm. Weston Street United Lodge. Planning meeting for the Lodge. At Freemasons Brunswick.
• 7.30pm. Yarra Glen Lodge. First Degree. At Freemasons Lilydale.

Thursday, July 29
• 6pm. Cobram Lodge. Installation of Craig Hall by 2021 Country Team (John McTaggart). At Freemasons Cobram.
• 6.30pm. 2022 Ceremonial Team Metro Information Session. At Freemasons Colac.
• 7.30pm. Victorian Naval and Military Royal Ark Mariners Lodge. Elevation. At Freemasons Collingwood.

Saturday, July 31
• 2pm. Bhart Lodge. Consecration (Closed) and Installation (Open) by 2021 Team (Richard Elkington). At Freemasons Bayside.

INFORMATION TO KNOW
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