Merchant Navy Day

Merchant Navy Day is 3rd September.  However, we will be joining the Sub Mariners Association of the Greenbank RSL to celebrate this important day on Saturday 29th August 2015.

All Vindi Members are requested to be present at the RSL at 10am for 10.30am Service.  Refreshments will be served afterwards for fellowship.

The RSL had made the celebration on this Saturday with the hope that more Merchant Navy men will be able to attend.



Seafarers’ Day at St. John’s Cathedral

All Qld Vindi Boys are invited by the Chairperson Father Bill to attend the 78th Annual Seafarers Service and Wreath Laying.  This Service will held in St. John’s Cathedral, Brisbane

on Sunday 25th October at 11.30am.  This year’s Service will have significant commemoration events such as the first troop convoy that left from Albany and sailed to Gallipoli 100 years ago

events that had involved the Royal Australian Navy and the Mercantile Marine (Merchant Navy).  There will be light refreshments  following the Service.

All Vindi Members are requested to meet outside the Cathedral at 11am and we will enter as a Group.  Vindi Assn will laying a Wreath to remember all who have perished in the sea.


Christmas Lunch

As confirmed at our Meeting on 27th August, we are making a change of the Christmas Lunch to a Christmas BBQ instead.  This will be held on Thursday 3rd December at the residence of Arthur’s

Daughter at Burbank.   Time and address will be emailed to all Members in due course.  Payment of $20/- each to be paid by the next Meeting 29th October 2015.

Railway Tour

Tour of the Railway Museum at Ipswich on Tuesday 17th Meet at the entrance of the Museum at 10am.  Entry fees is about $16.00 Concession payable at the Entrance.  After the Tour, lunch at the Museum.

Christmas Lunch to change

Traditional Christmas Lunch has been changed to Thursday 17th December

at Berkleys On Ann, 255 Ann Street, Brisbane Qld (directly opposite the

Central Train Station).  To be at the Restaurant at 12 Noon for 12.30pm

Lunch.  Members, family and friends are all welcomed.  Members $24.00 each, Family and

Friends $29.50 each.  Buy your own drinks at the Bar.

Final Meet

Our last Meeting was Thursday 29th October for 2015.  Between November and January 2016, we will have some social and any Members who like to gather each other together for a lunch somewhere or meet somewhere for coffee, all welcome, be in touch.

Our first Meeting for 2016 will be Thursday 25th February at 11am at Nundah Activity Centre.