Nestled up in the hills of the hinterland Maleny sits at the southern end of the Blackall Range. In 1859 saw Queensland annexed from New South Wales and one of the first Acts passed by the new Queensland Government was to introduce the Unoccupied Crown Lands Occupation Act in 1860. This Act rescinded and cancelled Governor Gibbs’ Order of 1842, having the effect of opening up all the country between Brisbane (Moreton Bay) and the Maroochy River to white settlement.
Timber cutters and pastoralists flocked to the verdant hills of the Blackall Range all seeking to grab the best land for their various enterprises and Maleny
And where there
No record exists of preliminary meetings regarding the formation of a Masonic Lodge in Maleny, but Nambour dentist, Wor. Bro. E.R.P. Wainwright who paid regular professional visits to Maleny was
Bro. Dinning used to ride cross country to attend meetings in Nambour. They gained support from members of Nambour Lodge and formalities were completed in 1913. Sufficient interest was generated that some potential local candidate
In the Community:
We are always working quietly away for the improvement of men everywhere.
General meetings held: 2nd Thursday of each month, excepting January.
Management & Practice Meeting held: Monday prior to the regular meeting
Lodge Tyles at 7.30pm.
2nd Saturday in November
Maleny Lodge Secretary – Bro. John Blair 0447 000 891 or click here to e-mail
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31 Tamarind Street, Maleny Qld. 4552