In the presence of Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC Governor of Victoria and Mr Anthony Howard AM QC

The Chairman Mr Jason Ronald OAM of the Council of British and Commonwealth Societies and the Council of the Royal Over-Seas League together with the Monarchist League in Australia (Victorian Chapter) request the pleasure of your company at

Dinner to celebrate the life ofHis Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of EdinburghEarl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich1921 - 2021

At the RACV Club 501 Bourke Street Melbourne On Thursday 10 June 2021 at 7.00pm for 7.30pm

 - Black tie & decorations 
 - Postponed and a new date will be announce as soon as possible
 - $160/person
  Further Information
 - 03 9654 8338  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

EFT Payment
 - BSB: 013 128
 - Account No: 8670391 with name

 - 7/37 Swanston Street
   Melbourne 3000


Bookings and  enquiries for all events may be directed to Keir Watt, Branch Secretary on telephone (03) 9654 8338 or by email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Moulin Rouge! The Musical Is coming to Melbourne !

moulin rouge

Join us when Baz Luhrmann's revolutionary film comes to life onstage remixed in a new musical mash-up  extravaganza.
A theatrical celebration of truth beauty freedom and - above all - love Moulin Rouge! is more than a musical; it is a state of mind.
A Broadway sensation nominated for 14 Tony Awards Moulin Rouge!

When: 7pm Wednesday 6 October 2021
Where: Regent Theatre, 191 Collins Street Melbourne
COST: $135.00 (SAVING OF $14.00)
RSVP 10 June 2021 –contact Branch Secretary 96548338

Great Houses & Museums of London
Friday 11 December 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Great Houses & Museums of London
Friday 11 December 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Join Kenneth Park as he presents his lecture Great Houses and Museums of London via ZOOM which is being hosted by the Old Treasury Building.

In this engaging lecture Kenneth will guide you through a selection of London’s rich and varied museums and great houses including the National Portrait Gallery, Sir John Soanes Museum, Aspley House, Leighton House Museum, Chiswick House. The lecture will illustrate how important these buildings and their collections are to the story of the city of London.

KENNETH W PARK is a ROSL member and has served as Consultant Curator of Collections at Wesley College, Melbourne for just on thirty years. This role sees him responsible for the school’s extensive art and archival collections. Kenneth also consults in both the corporate and public sectors in philanthropic fundraising (especially in planned giving) as well as marketing, sponsorship, art, membership / loyalty and public relations.

The ticket price is $15.00.

To book please use this link:

If you have any difficulties booking online please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Kenneth on 0412 059 881 or  Branch Secretary Keir Watt on 9654 8338.

**Link to Zoom meeting will be emailed a few days prior to the lecture. This email will include login instructions.  If you have any concerns please email Katie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Royal Over-Seas League – Victorian Branch

for Year Ending 31 st December 2020

Royal Over-Seas League Victorian Branch

Monday, 24 th May 2021
Will be held at ANZAC House 2 Collins Street Melbourne
10.30 am followed by light luncheon
GUEST SPEAKER: Mr Stephen (Steph) Lysaght
Consul General of the United Kingdom –


RSVP BY COB 17th MAY2021 on the enclosed Booking Form or by telephone to 9654 8338


1. To receive and adopt the Annual Report and Balance Sheet.
2. To elect members for Council for the ensuing 12 months.
3. To transact any other business that may be transacted at an ordinary General Meeting.

Nomination for Council forms: Are available from the Office – to be received by 17 th May 2021.
Notice of Motion of General Business: In accordance with the Rules, any motion must be delivered in writing to the Secretary by 17 th May 2021

Attendance at meetings of Council by current Members of Council* up to and including the February meeting is as below. Meetings held during that period are 14 (including June 2019 to Feb 2021). An updated list will be  available at the Annual General Meeting.

Mrs Christine Chamberlain  Ms Patricia McKendrick 
 Mr John Short 12  Mrs Iona McKinnon  9
 Mrs Barbara Cummings  9  Ms Olwyn Plummer  11
 Mr Joseph Incigneri  8  Miss Julie Sattler OAM 11 
 Dr Eamonn Kelly  5  Mr John Clark  5
 Ms Anastasia Malishev  3  Miss Jane Teasdale  12
 Mrs Christine Thompson  10  Mr Mark Trayling  6
 Mr Ronald Williamson**  5    

*No meetings held due to pandemic from April 20 – September 2020
** Mr Ron Williamson rejoined council in September 2020