Become a WA Freemason

So….You’re Interested in becoming a Freemason? Freemasonry is a multi-racial and multi-cultural organisation. Membership is open to men of all faiths who are 21 years and above (or 18 and above if the son of a Freemason, know as a “Lewis”); law-abiding, of good character and who acknowledge a belief in a Supreme Being. You don’t have to wait to be invited or have a family history in Freemasonry – all you need to do is submit our form and a representative of the Grand Lodge of Western Australia will contact you to answer your […]


Freemasonry An Introduction

It is because of the antiquity and the resulting mystery surrounding our origins that Freemasonry has developed into such a unique and to the uninitiated, complicated and mysterious organisation. Many of the myths surrounding the fraternity have evolved from the reluctance of members to explain our ancient systems of moral education to those they feel would be inclined to ridicule them. In some instances, it was also due to a misguided impression that some people were simply not of sufficient intellectual or moral character to understand or appreciate our aims and objectives. In order to […]


Grand Lodge

The Grand Lodge of Western Australia is the governing body and administration centre of the Western Australian Constitution of Freemasonry. It is a sovereign body, which celebrated its centenary in 2000. The head of Grand Lodge is the Grand Master, MW Bro WG (William) Babe; he is assisted in his duties by a team of Grand officers including the Deputy Grand Master, RW Bro PF (Peter) Kirwan, a Grand Chaplain,a Grand Almoner and numerous others. There is also an administrative staff at the Masonic Centre at 61 Thomas Street, Subiaco. All individual Freemasons lodges in […]

Masonic Care WA

MASONIC Care WA is a not-for-profit organisation that has been serving the needs of older Australians for more than five decades. We were founded by a group of Freemasons in 1963 as Cottage Homes for the Aged with our first aged accommodation opening in Mount Lawley. Ever since we have continued to grow while providing a people-focused service, offering a broad range of Rental Accommodation, Retirement Living and Residential Aged Care services across several metropolitan and regional locations in Western Australia. Our philosophy of care and service are based on the principles of Respect, Integrity […]


The Library

Very early in the history of the Grand Lodge of Western Australia, some interested Freemasons began putting together a collection of Masonic books for their own reference and study; as the number of volumes increased, they were housed at Grand Lodge in Hay Street. From those humble beginnings, the collection has grown and now boasts some 2000 books relevant to Masonic (and some non-Masonic) topics, ranging from ceremonial, history, educational, symbolism, ritual and a myriad of other subjects, to Masonic trivia and fiction. In addition to books, the library houses an ever-growing collection of non-book […]