b'Presidentsopened on Monday 11 October as part of the NSW Governments Roadmap Report (phase 170% vaccination) for the NSW economy, especially for retailers, Dear Fellowhospitality and travel. It is exciting to Members see members coming back to enjoy our This edition of ourgreat Club. Club MagazineDuring the shutdown period the Club includes the auditedcommenced an important project to financial statementsreplace the frosted glass windows on for the year ended 30 June 2021,the southern side of the Clubs building Notice of Annual General Meeting andwith clear, double glazed windows, Special and Ordinary Resolutions. Thepartly funded by Sydney Metro. This will Annual General Meeting is scheduledgreatly improve the comfort of guests for Monday the 22nd of Novemberstaying in those rooms.2021 at 1pm in Cellos restaurant. I lookIt is with great sadness that I report the forward to seeing as many members aspassing of a Director, Mr Graham Byrne, can possibly attend under the existingas I write this report. I would like to record Covid-19 NSW Government restrictions.my appreciation for the tremendous The financial results for the 2020/21contribution, time, skills, knowledge and financial year have understandablyeffort, of Mr Graham Byrne, as a DirectorJUNIOR SUITE - ROOM 1109been impacted by the ongoing Covid-19of the Club, since 26 November 2007. pandemic. Fortunately your Club hasGraham will be sadly missed. substantial financial resources to enableThere are plans in place to make 2022 aCelebrate 128 Yearsit to survive throughout the pandemic.great year for all members. We will keep The Board of Directors in conjunctionyou informed as matters progress.with the Clubs General Manager,It has been a privilege to serve as yourwith a $128 stay for 2have also put in place measuresClub President over the past 6 years. IOur fabulous gala events always to minimise the financial impact oflook forward to 2022 in the hope that Covid-19 including suspending mostthere are no more lockdowns. I hope tofeel like theyre over too soon, capital expenditure programs, reducingsee you at the upcoming AGM and in theso why not stay over and enjoy operating expenses where possiblelead up to Christmas 2021. Stay safe. a mini Sydney Staycation!and suspending payment of DirectorsBest wishes.fees from 31 July 2020 to 30 NovemberTo celebrate the Clubs 128th 2020, and again from 1 Septemberyear, were offering an exclusive 2021 to 31 October 2021. Members Only rate. The financial results for 2021/22 will also be adversely affected by theStephen Bates | President Simply stay the night on the pandemic. Your Club was forced to closeNSW Masonic Club evening of any 2021 event for over three months and only re- advertised in this magazine, and pay just $128 per double room.ale also receive 15% off the best V Graham Byrne Dont forget that Club Members It is with great sadness that we record the passing of Clubavailable accommodation rates all Director, Graham Byrne. year round across every room type!Graham was born during the war in 1940.He graduated from university with a BA Degree and entered theSUPPORT yOUR CLUBManagement Consultancy and Human Resources industry, rising to serve as CEO/Director of international consultingBOOK A STAy TODAy!firms including Chandler Macleod, Korn Ferry and KPMG.He was highly regarded in business and became the President of the NSWwww.castlereagh.com.auChamber and the Australian Chambers of Commerce.He was also a former Board member of Tattersalls Club, Sydney and the Royal To access exclusive Members RatesExchange Club and also served as Chairman of the Vasey Housing Associationenter promo code: NSWMCMEMBERand as a Committee member and Trustee of the Combined Services Club RSL Sub-Branch in Barrack Street.Graham later established his own consultancy business where he provided specialist services as a workplace mediator, WH&S advisor, recruitment consultant and as a Strategic Advisor to businesses and provided operational reviews to many Clubs in the Club industry.Although a Life Member of over 50 years with City Tattersalls Club, he had a special love for the unique atmosphere and heritage of the NSW Masonic Club where he has served as a Director for the past 14 years including as Convenor of the Finance & Risk Committee.Grahams health declined over the past 18 months as he fought and finally succumbed to cancer.He is survived by his wife Pam, son Peter and daughter Jenny. *Applicable for Boutique Double on the evening of any Grahams business expertise, his gentle warm nature and good humour, will beof our events advertised in this newsletter.sadly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. Fixed rate for Members only, subject to availablilty on Rest in Peace Graham. the night of the events only, no further discounts apply.PHONE RESERVATIONS: 1800 801 576October 2021 NSW Masonic Club3Freecall within Australia'