Bridge Night

Graduate House 220 Leicester Street, Carlton, Victoria

Bridge Night is held every Wednesday of the month and is not restricted to Members of the Association. Players of all levels are most welcomed, with novices given full support from the friendly and more experienced players. Contact Graham at this email for more information and to book in. Please feel free also to call […]

International Day of Sign Languages

The proposal for International Day of Sign Languages came from the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) -- 135 national associations representing 70 million deaf people’s human rights worldwide -- and marks the date that the WFD was established in 1951 as an advocacy organisation which seeks to preserve of sign languages and deaf culture as […]

AFL Grand Final Friday TBC (Victoria, Graduate House closed)

Australian Football, also known as AFL, Aussie Rules or Footy, is a fast, skillful and tough game that is played predominantly (as the name suggests) in Australia. The AFL (home and away) season consists of 18 teams playing 23 rounds over the Australian winter (March to September). See here for the 2021 fixture (schedule). The […]

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

The horror of the Second World War, culminating in the nuclear blasts at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, brought home the need to address the nuclear issue. However, and as outlined in the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) 2020 Armaments, Disarmament and International Security yearbook, at the start of 2020, nine countries — the United States, […]

World Tourism Day

Tourism employs one in every ten people on Earth -- 100-120 million direct tourism jobs. It is a catalyst for equality and inclusivity, giving women, young people and those living in rural communities the chance to support themselves and their families and to integrate more fully into wider society. World Tourism Day is to foster […]

World Rabies Day

Rabies is preventable. It is a viral zoonotic disease that causes progressive and fatal inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. Clinically, it is characterised by either hyperactivity and hallucinations (furious rabies) or paralysis and coma (paralytic rabies) followed by death. Though vaccines, medicines and technologies have long been available to prevent death, rabies is […]

Bridge Night

Graduate House 220 Leicester Street, Carlton, Victoria

Bridge Night is held every Wednesday of the month and is not restricted to Members of the Association. Players of all levels are most welcomed, with novices given full support from the friendly and more experienced players. Contact Graham at this email for more information and to book in. Please feel free also to call […]