Freemasonry is

Do you know what ashlars are? Look at the photos of ashlars from lodge rooms 2, 3, 4 & 5 at the Sydney Masonic Centre. They are not all cubes, although most, if not all, ashlars outside Grand Lodge are. The question is, should they be cubes?

It is intended to provide for the new Craftsman an infallible charter for the development of a moral, useful and fulfilling life.

The wider objectives of the Degree are beautifully expressed by the masonic writer, Rev Joseph Newton in the following passage:

The symbolism of these tools has evolved in ages past when, in the absence of written language, lessons were taught and transferred by relating important messages to the elementary tools used in everyday life.

Channel 10 coverage of the Grand Installation in August 2011 when MW Bro Derek Robson AM was installed as the Grand Master of The United Grand Lodge of NSW & ACT.

Freemasonry is making a big difference in our local communities. Over the past 18 months, through our combined efforts, Masonicare and the NSW and the ACT Freemasons have donated over $1,109,033 to hundreds of causes.


In a world often dictated by hate and segregation, membership of an organisation capable of uniting men of all religions, colours and even accents is more relevant than ever.

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