Rosslyn Chapel has a shrouded and mysterious history, a connection with the Knights Templar and with Freemasons going back more than half a millennium, or so they say. It is also said that the founders of Rosslyn Lodge drew their inspiration for one of the Sunshine Coasts oldest Lodges from that very same chapel, but sadly we will never truly know for certain because fire completely destroyed the Lodge in 1918 losing their original charter and all records.

Today Lodge Rosslyn Lodge meets in Yandina and still works it’s original Scottish Ritual which makes it unique among the Sunshine Coast lodges.

Yes they are wearing kilts, the perks of a Scottish Lodge.

The painting of Rosslyn Chapel above is being used with the kind permission of the German artist Jens Rusch, a Brother Freemason. He has quite an extensive portfolio of artworks with many Masonic inspired pieces well worth the look. Click here to visit his website.


Lodge Rosslyn was founded on 25th May 1896. The Lodge received its Charter No.836 Scottish Constitution from Charles Dalrymple of Newailes, Baronet M.P., Most Worshipful Grand Master of Scotland on 6th august 1896. It was the first Lodge to be formed on the Sunshine Coast, the first worshipful master of Lodge Rosslyn was Thomas L Fryar.

Until Lodge Rosslyn built their temple, initial meetings were conducted in the Old Shire Hall. The land on which the first temple was built, was kindly donated by Bro.J.T. Lowe, the site being where the old Vacuum Mobil Depot was situated on the corner of Coronation Avenue and Rigby Street. – Read More

In the Community:

Like all Masonic Lodges Rosslyn is very active in fund raising with each year charity going to a local organisation selected by that years Master of the Lodge

Lodge Meetings:

General meetings held: Fourth Thursday of each month, except May & December.
Management & Practice Meeting held: Fourth Tuesday of each month, except May & December
Lodge Tyles at 7-30pm.


Rosslyn Lodge – Bro. Samyo Dalgarno Phn: 0403 750 063 or click here to e-mail




24 North Street, Yandina QLD 4561