Reserve Forces Day 2017
Jul
2
10:00 am10:00

Reserve Forces Day 2017

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Bullecourt, Messines and the Light Horse at the third battle of Gaza, Beersheba Centenary theme will be held on 2 July 2017. The charge of the Australian Light Horse at Beersheba against Turkish forces was the last cavalry charge in history.

The parade will be held at the War Memorial, Hyde Park South. All participants should be there at 1000 h, step-off will be at 1100 h.  This is an activity of the Australian Reserve Forces Day Council.

As usual, a small unit of the Hong Kong Volunteer and ex-PoW Association will take part in the Parade, followed by an informal lunch.

The Reserve Forces Day Parade is always a colourful, memorable event and well worth getting along to.

Foundation Day Luncheon 2017
Jun
3
1:00 pm13:00

Foundation Day Luncheon 2017

  • Villaggio on George

All Members, friends, family, anyone with an interest in Hong Kong are warmly invited to the Hong Kong Volunteer and ex-PoW Association of NSW annual foundation Day luncheon on the first Saturday in June.

Villaggio on George is a casual dining venue offering excellent Italian cuisine and we will be seated in a separated area.

Come along to commemorate the foundation of the The Hong Kong Volunteers in 1854 and to enjoy the company of friends and former comrades.

Cost $35 @ head; drinks extra. To book contact onfo@rhkrnsw.org

Getting there

Public transport: City of Sydney RSL Club is close to CBD bus routes. Note: buses no longer travel along George St itself. The closes railways stations are Museum and Town Hall, both three city blocks away. The closest light rail station is Capitol, two blocks away. For further info call 131 500 or visit

Parking: There are several parking stations close to the City of Sydney RSL Club. For info visit http://www.parkopedia.com.au/parking/locations/city_of_sydney_rsl_george_street_sydney_new_south_wales_australia_r3gx2bbwjby/?arriving=201705041630&leaving=201705041830

 

 

 

BGM and 2016 Liberation Day Dinner
Sep
9
6:00 pm18:00

BGM and 2016 Liberation Day Dinner

  • Casltereagh Room

 

The Hong Kong Volunteer and ex-PoW Association of NSW will hold its annual Liberation Day Dinner in conjunction with the 2016 Biennial General Meeting (postponed from May 2016). This is your chance to get together with friends and comrades and to participate in the business of your Association.

All Association members and friends of Hong Kong are warmly invited to this event. The procedural part of the night will be brief, followed the usual delicious dinner offered by the Hotel.

Cost for the Dinner is $35 @ head. Includes main course, dessert, tea/coffee. Drinks extra.

Parking          A Secure parking station is nearby under the Hilton Hotel in Pitt St. A special rate of $20 applies if you prebook (on the Secure parking website) and arrive after 5pm . Or you can obtain a $20 evening voucher from the hotel reception if you arrive after 6pm. NB: Do NOT enter the Wilson carpark that is next door to the Hilton Hotel.

Transport      Nearest railway station is Town Hall. Walk up Park Street. Bus routes – these are disrupted in the CBD due to the construction of the light rail in George St, so check Transport NSW.

 

Please contact The Hon Treasurer info@rhkrnsw.org for enquiries

Reserve Forces Day 2016
Jul
3
10:00 am10:00

Reserve Forces Day 2016

  • ANZAC Memorial Hyde Park Sydney

The next event for the Hong Kong Volunteer and ex-Pow Association of NSW is the annual Reserve Forces Day march that will be held on Sunday, 3rd July, 2016. This is always a great day to enjoy the winter sunshine and honour the history and current service of our reserve forces. Our Association marches behind our own colours, as part of the worldwide community of military volunteers.

In 2016 the Reserve Forces Day Council will commemorate the centenary of the Western Front. Further information here

ANZAC Day 2016
Apr
25
11:00 am11:00

ANZAC Day 2016

  • Form up point for ANZAC Day march

On Monday, 25th April. 2016, we will be as usual marching under our own Hong Kong Volunteers Banner.

Form up point: in Hunter Street between Pitt and George Streets at 11am

Dress: blazer preferred, or lounge suit and  tie; ladies: appropriate

           Military headgear (berets, etc) with badges may be worn

           Medals: full-sized preferred

This March will start from the form up point, along the Elizabeth Street and end at the junction of Liverpool and College Street – a distance of approximately 1.2 km.  It WILL NOT be a strenuous march but more like a brisk walk.  Further instruction on marching will be given at the point of assembly. 

Like the previous times, at the conclusion of the March we may wish to gather for Yum Cha at the Nine Dragons Restaurant, 39-45 Dixon Street, First Floor, Sydney.  The cost is approximately $25 per person.

LUNAR NEW YEAR DINNER
Feb
19
6:30 pm18:30

LUNAR NEW YEAR DINNER

  • Palace Chinese Restaurant

The Hong Kong Volunteer and ex-PoW Association of NSW invites members, family, friends, and anyone with an interest in Hong Kong past and present to an informal dinner to

CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE MONKEY!!
恭喜發財!   BRING THE KIDS!

Cost         Just pay on the night your share of what your table orders. (We’ve asked the restaurant to suggest dishes that work out at about $35 @ head.)

Drinks       Buy your own drinks

Transport   Nearest train station is St James in Elizabeth St, top of Market Street.
Multiple bus routes operate within a block or two of the restaurant.  Note: changes to bus routes due to construction of the CBD section of the light rail. Check TransportNSW for info

Parking    A Secure parking station is located beneath the Restaurant below the Piccadilly Arcade

RSVP        Please register your interest at info@rhkrnsw.org

 

Liberation Day Luncheon
Aug
28
Aug 29

Liberation Day Luncheon

  • Palace Chinese Restaurant

On the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Hong Kong

This is a special occasion this year as we celebrate the 70 years since the Liberation of Hong Kong and the end of World War II.

It is an opportunity to remember and to enjoy the company of friends and former comrades.

Remember, any of your friends with a Hong Kong connection are also welcome.

 

Date:               Friday, 28 August 2015       

Time:              12 noon for 12.30

Venue:           Palace Chinese Restaurant

Shop 38 Level 1, Piccadilly Tower, 133 - 145 Castlereagh Street Sydney

Cost:              $35 @ person  (drinks extra)

Palace Chinese Restaurant enjoys excellent reviews on the internet and is conveniently located.

 

Registration and payment by Friday 21st August

  • Register your booking online by email to info@rhkrnsw.org.
  • Payment can be made either by cheque OR by bank transfer

Transport      Nearest train station is St James in Elizabeth St, top of Market Street. Multiple bus routes operate within a block or two of the Restaurant.           

Parking          A Secure parking station is located beneath the Restaurant below the Piccadilly Arcade, at a discounted rate for us of $8 @ hour.


Reserve Forces Day 2015
Jul
5
10:00 am10:00

Reserve Forces Day 2015

A Reserve Forces Day activity with the Gallipoli Centenary theme will be held in Sydney on 5 July 2015. http://www.rfd.org.au/site/2015.asp

The Hong Kong Volunteer and ex-PoW Association of NSW participates in the annual Reserve Forces Day Parade, marching behind our own banner.

The tri-service formations will form up in College Street and then march into Macquarie Street and halt with Parliament House being the centre of the parade. The reviewing officer will arrive with an escort of NSW Mounted Police and Light Horse.

After the Parade, members, friends, and family will gather for an informal luncheon.

Enquiries please contact us at info@rhkrnsw.org 

Foundation Day Dinner 2015
May
29
6:30 pm18:30

Foundation Day Dinner 2015

  • NSW Masonic Club

A dinner to commemorate the Foundation of the Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps will be held in the Adam Room of the NSW Masonic Club, 169 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, on Friday May 29, 2015.

This is a beautiful venue with easy access from public transport and a carpark close by.

Notices have been sent to Members.

RSVP Friday 22nd May 2015

Enquiries info@rhkrnsw.org

  

Apr
25
11:00 am11:00

ANZAC Day March 2015

All Members of the Hong Kong Volunteer & ex-PoW Association of NSW are eligible to march behind our banner on ANZAC Day.

As usual, the March will be followed by a yum cha, to which Members, partners, family and friends of Hong Kong are cordially invited.

Arrangements are as follows:

Date:  Saturday, 25th of April      Time of reporting for our unit: 11.00 a.m.

Form up point: in Hunter Street between Pitt and George Streets

Dress: Blazer preferred, or lounge suit and tie; ladies: appropriate

           Military headgear (berets, etc) with badges may be worn

           Medals: full-sized preferred

The March will start from the form up point, proceed past the Cenotaph, and end at the junction of Bathurst and Elizabeth Streets – a distance of approximately 1.2 km.

At the conclusion of the March, Yum Cha will be held at

Nine Dragons Restaurant, 39-45 Dixon Street, First Floor, Sydney. 

The cost is approximately $25 per person.

Please reply as soon as possible, whether you are able to participate in the March/Yum Cha.

Reply at info@rhkrnsw.org

 

Hong Kong Branch: 160th Anniversary of the Founding of The Volunteers November 2014
Nov
2
Nov 9

Hong Kong Branch: 160th Anniversary of the Founding of The Volunteers November 2014

  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island Hong Kong

November 2-9, 2014

The Hong Kong Branch of the RHKR (V) Association is organising a range of activities in Hong Kong to commemorate this anniversary.  Members from Australia and worldwide are encouraged to attend. 

The Hong Kong group is very keen to see as many people there as possible - Association Members or anyone with an interest in this occasion. For further information or to express interest, get in touch with Ron Taylor at rdtaylor@netvigator.com

Combined BGM/Foundation Day/Liberation Day Dinner
Aug
22
6:30 pm18:30

Combined BGM/Foundation Day/Liberation Day Dinner

  • NSW Masonic Club

The Hong Kong Volunteer and ex-PoW Association of NSW will celebrate the 160th Anniversary of the Foundation of The Volunteers with a dinner at 6.30pm on Friday August 22, 2014 in the Adam Room of the NSW Masonic Club.

All members and friends are warmly encouraged to attend the occasion at this delightful venue. It will be a combined event in conjunction with our Biennial General Meeting and the marking of Liberation Day.

Cost is $40 @ head.

The Adam Room is on the 4th floor of the NSW Masonic Club, behind the lift.  The Club is at 169 Castlereagh Street, near the corner of Park Street.

A Secure parking station is nearby under the Hilton Hotel in Pitt St.  After parking, take your parking ticket to the Reception at the NSW Masonic Club where it will be validated at a special rate of $20 (applies only after 6pm).  Nearest railaway station is Town Hall. Walk up Park Street.

Reserve Forces Day Parade
Jul
6
11:00 am11:00

Reserve Forces Day Parade

  • college street sydney australia

The Association will be represented in the Sydney Reserve Forces Day Parade, marching behind our Standard.  The salute will be taken by His Excellency the Honourable TF Bathurst AC, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales.

Mr Henry Jones, RSM, will present the RHKR(V) to His Excellency with a brief history of the Regiment.

ANZAC Day Lunch 2014
Apr
25
1:00 pm13:00

ANZAC Day Lunch 2014

  • Campbell Restaurant

At the conclusion of the March we will gather for Yum Cha at the Campbell Restaurant, 1/F, 102-108 Hay Street, Haymarket.

All Members and friends are welcome to join us at the lunch.

The cost is approximately $25 per person.

ANZAC Day
Apr
25
11:15 am11:15

ANZAC Day

  • 20-28 Hunter St Sydney, NSW, 2000 Australia

Members are advised of the following details for the 2014 ANZAC Day March:

Date: Friday, 25th of April
Time of reporting for our unit: 11.15 a.m.

Form up point: in Hunter Street between Pitt and George Streets

Dress: blazer preferred, or lounge suit and tie; ladies: appropriate
Military headgear (berets, etc) with badges may be worn
Medals: full-sized preferred

The March will start from the form up point, past the Cenotaph and end at the junction of Bathurst and Elizabeth Streets.
At the conclusion of the March we will gather for Yum Cha at the Campbell Restaurant, 1/F, 102-108 Hay Street, Haymarket. The cost is approximately $25 per person.

Feb
6
6:00 am06:00

Chinese New Year

In recent years, the Association has organised a popular dinner for Members to come together with their families to celebrate the Lunar New Year. This is usually arranged for a night just after the official New Year period.