Freemasonry is
My first fire

The NSW Rural Fire Service is the world’s largest volunteer fire service and members provide fire and emergency services to approximately 95 percent of NSW. This is the story of a new member.

Royston Cave a Templar refuge?

Each day people journey along busy Melbourn Street in the town of Royston in Hertfordshire, England, many oblivious to the fact that beneath a section of the street is a man made bell-shaped cave dug from the chalk strata.

The disappearing islands of Sydney Harbour

The early explorers of Port Jackson used the harbour as we use our roads and motorways. Accurate maps were their equivalent of our Gregory’s or Sydways.

The knots of Freemasonry

Among the many decorative knots, we can observe at least one of these in our masonic symbols, from which we can then ask ourselves the question: ‘How do these apply to Masonry other than to emphasise how adept we are in tying ourselves in knots?’

Tertiary prize winners

Talented students from multiple schools, including two sets of sisters, were the star attractions when 23 Awards were given at the Annual Prize Giving staged by A Start in Life at the Taronga Park Function Centre in April.

The origins of Easter

As Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and children tuck into their chocolate eggs or chocolate rabbits, and everyone enjoys another long weekend, do we ever pause to wonder why Easter originated in the spring?

The brown slouch hat

'Just a Brown Slouch Hat with the side turned up, but it means the world to me’ These were the words of a melody made popular in Australia especially during World War II and sung frequently by comedian and actor George Wallace.

British India

Freemasonry as we know it originated in the British Isles in the 18th century. From there, it quickly spread to Europe and beyond, especially to all parts of the British Empire.


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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