Australian Club

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Australian Club
Australian Club, 165 Macquarie Street, Sydney.jpg
Australian Club, 165 Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Formation1838 (1838)
Location
  • 165 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Coordinates33°51′57″S 151°12′44″E / 33.8657097°S 151.2121269°E / -33.8657097; 151.2121269
WebsiteAustralian Club

The Australian Club is a private club founded in 1838 and located in Sydney at 165 Macquarie Street. Its membership is men-only and it is the oldest gentlemen's club in the southern hemisphere. It enjoys reciprocal arrangements with other clubs of its type including; the Melbourne Club, Boodle's and Brooks's in London, the Pacific-Union Club in San Francisco, California Club in Los Angeles, Union Club and Knickerbocker Club of New York City and the Somerset Club in Boston.

"The Club provides excellent dining facilities, en-suite bedrooms and apartments, a fully equipped gym, and on Level 7 of the building in which the Clubhouse is located, are first rate business facilities which Members and resident guests may access."[1]

Presidents[edit]

  1. Hon Alexander Macleay MLC FLS FRS 1838 - 1848
  2. Hon Campbell Drummond Riddell 1848 - 1856
  3. Hon Sir Edward Deas-Thomson KCMG CB MLC 1857 - 1879
  4. Hon Sir William Macarthur MLC 1879 - 1882
  5. Christopher Rolleston CMG 1882 -1888
  6. Edward Merewether FRGS 1888 - 1893
  7. Hon Philip Gidley King MLC 1894 - 1900
  8. Hon Sir Francis Bathurst Suttor MLC 1900 - 1908
  9. Hon Henry Edward Kater MLC 1909 - 1924
  10. John Archibald Anderson 1924 - 1933
  11. Major-General Hon James William Macarthur-Onslow VD MLC 1933 - 1936
  12. William Deuchar Gordon 1936 - 1939
  13. Pat Hamilton Osborne 1939 - 1942
  14. Hon Sir Colin Sinclair KBE MLC 1942 - 1945
  15. Hon Sir Norman William Kater MLC 1945 - 1948
  16. Edmund Irving Body 1948 - 1951
  17. Hon Sir Colin Sinclair KBE MLC 1951 - 1954
  18. John Gordon Crowther 1954 - 1957
  19. Edmund Irving Body CBE 1957 - 1959
  20. John Gordon Crowther 1959 - 1960
  21. Rt Hon Sir Victor Windeyer KBE, CB, DSO, ED, QC 1960 - 1963
  22. Donald Brian Hardy Arnott 1963 - 1966
  23. Major-General Sir Denzil Macarthur-Onslow CBE DSO ED 1966 - 1969
  24. Sir Norman Lethbridge Cowper CBE 1969 - 1972
  25. Sir William Morrow DSO ED 1972 - 1975

Members[edit]

To view a list of current and past members see, List of Australian Club Members

Website[edit]

The club website is titled 165 Macquarie Street but is only accessible to members.

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