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Order of the Eastern Star

Freemasons WA Grand Master, M W Bro Peter Kirwan talks with the Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star (the Order) Perth Chapter, Helen McLaughlin. The Order and Freemasonry share similar values and visions; the Order being conceived to to have a way for female relatives of Master Masons to share the benefits…

Shaving in Solidarity

Freemasons WA Brethren and families of Sir Gerard Smith and Armadale Lodges bandied together on 12 September 2021 to shave and/or colour their hair in a show of support for R W Bro Rouse, whose wife Kathy is commencing treatment for Lymphoma. Many in attendance joined in for a colour, shave, trim – even a…

Andrew Bannister Wins at State Awards

 Andrew Bannister has won the prestigious Masonic Care WA/Freemasons WA Community Service and Volunteering Award at the 2021 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards and was presented onstage by MW Bro. Peter Kirwan, Grand Master of Freemasons WA.  With hundreds of nominations, Andrew Bannister won the Award from a strong field of young achievers. We also congratulate and…

Special Announcement: MCWA Aged Care

This week, the Grand Master MW Bro Peter Kirwan together with MCWA Board Chairman RW Bro Don Blair made a special announcement concerning the development of MCWA’s new flagship aged care facility including a tribute to some beloved members of the Western Australian Masonic family. Watch until the end to see the progress taking place…

A Chat with Patrick Gorman MP

We previously shared the news of Patrick Gorman MP visiting the Grand Lodge office in July 2020 (click here for that story). We’re glad to bring you the discussion on community service, charity, politics and more between Mr Gorman and MW Bro Peter Kirwan in this episode of the Grand Lodge Podcast. We’d like to…

Grand Master’s Bush Fire Appeal Donation

We’re back with another episode in The Grand Lodge Podcast; this time MW Bro Peter Kirwan hosts Major Brad Potter, WA Division Commander and Warren Palmer, WA Public Relations Secretary, both of The Salvation Army for a brief chat about the Salvo’s response to the bush fire crisis that devastated Australia in early 2020. In…