Landsborough is a small township, steeped in History, between Caloundra in the East, Maleny in the West and Beerwah in the South. It is a town that has a Museum, Railway Station, School of Arts building and a very old Hotel.

History:

The Landsborough Masonic Lodge was consecrated on 19th February 1957 at a ceremony held in the Masonic Lodge Centre at Caboolture. Following the Consecration meeting, It has met in the following places: –

  • The Memorial School of Arts Hall in Landsborough.  It continued to meet there until 1966
  • It moved Masonic Hall in Beerwah which was owned and operated by the Tibrogargan Masonic Lodge. It continued to meet there until the property was sold at the end of 2001.
  • The Lodge then met  at Woombye for 12 months
  • In 2003 it moved to Woodford until September 2008.
  • It then met at the Glass House Mountains Community Hall, Glass House Mountains until 2011
  • In 2011 it returned to the Memorial School of Arts Hall in Landsborough.
  • In July 2016 it moved to Caloundra Masonic Centre

The Lodge commenced with twenty-two members. The occupations listed for those members shows them as being timber workers, railway workers, storekeepers, farmers, doctors, bank managers, engineers, chemists, drivers, school teachers and so the list goes on. The Lodge has always been small in numbers with membership varying between 15 to 27 members over the years since its consecration in 1957.

 

Charity:

Charity is a basic principle of  Freemasonry and Masonic Brethren have been involved in charitable activities in  Australia since European settlement.   For  example, in the Local  community, we  have been providing Equipment  to  organisations  such as Glass House  Country  Care,  BADYAC,  Rural Fire Brigades, Beerwah Ambulance Committee, Lavally Lodge, Kidney Support Group,  Hear and  Say,  Bloomhill  Cancer Care,  Silicosis Research, Landsborough    State   School.

 

Our “Sizzling Grill” Barbeque Trailer

Bursaries, Beerwah and Buderim Men’s Shed and many others. In the wider community, support has gone to the Leukaemia Foundation, the Royal Children’s Hospital, The Royal Flying Doctor Service, the Mater Mothers’ Hospital Cord Bank, the Geriatric Foundation, the Queensland Institute of Medical Research and numerous others. Masonic bursaries have assisted many a young student to pursue studies otherwise denied to them. These are just some of the ways that Freemasonry has assisted the community over the years.

Lodge Meetings:

Monthly Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of the month, except December, commencing at 7.30 pm. 

Business, Management and Practice Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month, except December and commence at 7.00 pm.

Installation:

Installation (change of office) meetings are held on the 4th Saturday of March each year, commencing at 3.00 pm.

Contact:

Des Rauber, Lodge Treasurer /Secretary on 0148 721 781 or e-mail rml310@bigpond.com.

In the Community:

We are always working quietly away for the improvement of men everywhere.

Lodge Temple Address:
Caloundra Masonic Centre,
19 Third Avenue,
Caloundra. 4551