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MEMBERS MAGAZINE I VOLUME 15 I EDITION 2 MAY - SEPTEMBER 2018

WE ST S

CIT Y

U NVE I LE D

DRIVE AWAY IN A BRAND NEW HOLDEN SPARK SHOWTIME! YOUR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE BLUE WATER COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL AUTUMN BISTRO SPECIALS


a Holden

SPARK

valued at $17,990 Or one of two holiday cruises on the Pacific Eden Major draw - Monday 6 august 2018. 6.30pm at wests new lambton

Entering is as

easy as 1,2,3,4 PURCHASE TICKETS FROM ANY WESTS CLUB POINT OF SALE ON OR BEFORE THURSDAY 2 AUGUST 2018 TICKETS ARE 250 WESTS REWARD POINTS OR $2.50 EACH COMPLETE YOUR ENTRY TICKET(S) AND PLACE THEM IN THE BARREL PROVIDED AT YOUR PREFERRED WESTS CLUB BE HERE ON THE NIGHT OF THE DRAW AND IF YOU’RE A LUCKY WINNER YOU WILL RECEIVE A BONUS $250 WESTS GIFT CARD!

DRAW All entries (including winners) will be placed in the minor and major draws at Wests New Lambton at 6.30pm on Monday 6 August 2018.

MAJOR PRIZE holden SPARK

MINOR PRIZES holiday CRUISE

Drive away in a 2018 Holden Spark LS 4-door automatic 1.4L in summit white. Prize includes dealer delivery, stamp duty, 12 months’ private registration, 12 months’ CTP insurance and black and white premium plates. RRP $17,990.

Depart for an eight-night cruise on 2 October 2018 on Pacific Eden. Enjoy the Taste of New Caledonia trip in an interior twin share cabin for 2 adults. RRP $2,300. Two cruises to be won!

Winners will be notified by phone. Winners names will be published on our website. Terms and conditions apply and are available online at westsnewcastle.com.au


FROM THE DESK OF THE CEO

Welcome to the latest edition of Wests

board, replacing Jack Ashman, who stood

magazine. In this issue you will find

down from his role after 16 years.

the Club’s financial results, along with the President’s & CEO’s reports.

to Jack for his significant contribution to

It’s always pleasing to see a project reach

the business over the years, and secondly

completion, and as a business we have taken

welcome Katie to the board. Katie brings a

great pride in the work that’s been undertaken

wide range of skills and experience which will

over the past 18 months at Wests City.

benefit the business over the coming years.

The site on the corner of King Street and Union

Of course, The Newcastle Knights are now

Street in the centre of Newcastle has been home

part of The Wests Group, and while it’s a long

to a club for many years, however we can safely

season the team has got off to a good start.

say that the facilities at Wests City today are truly world class – exactly what this city deserves.

The way the draw has fallen means that, only two of our first eight games are at home,

We’ve shown you the new Kingstown Bar in

so if you haven’t managed to get along to a

previous issues of Wests magazine, however

game yet there is still plenty of opportunity.

that’s only the start of what Wests City now has to offer. A new pizza oven direct from Italy is a star of the show, while our short order Mr Philip Gardner Chief Executive Officer

I’d like to firstly place on record our thanks

menu offers probably the best value in town.

There’s nothing quite like being in the thick of the action there in the stadium, and membership is by far the most cost effective way of enjoying the game. Two and three game memberships are

Live acoustic music on weekends will only

available, while a full season membership is still

add to the atmosphere, while upstairs

very worthwhile in terms of value for money.

at NEX we have a wide array of headline music acts from around the world.

I hope to see you at one of our venues, or indeed at a Knights game, very soon.

Of course, as one project reaches completion another one begins, and Wests Mayfield will soon be getting a makeover of its own, with lots of exciting developments in the works. As you may have read in the press, Katie Brassil has recently been appointed to the

Philip Gardner Chief Executive Officer

LIFE MEMBERS CLUB OFFICERS Mr Owen Kilpatrick President

Mrs Katie Brassil Director

Mr Geoff Coburn Director

Mr Wayne Hore Director

Prof Scott Holmes Director

Mr John McLaughlin Director

1962 L.B. O’Sullivan* 1963 G. Maloney* 1964 H. Harding*, J. Aitchison*, D. Carroll*, J. Harvey*, W. Jukes*, J. Bell* 1971 J. McDermott* 1972 K. McDougall*, A. Kentish* 1976 M. Woolford*, H. Bond*, C. Cook*, N. Smith*, L. Cook*, J. Kempnich* 1980 O. Kilpatrick 1991 W. Hore, R. Ferris 1998 M. Braggett* 2000 D. McDougall* 2004 G. Coburn 2013 J. McLaughlin, J. Ashman *Denotes deceased Life Member

Mr Robert Darcy Director

STAY CONNECTED AT WESTS Like us on Facebook The Wests Group or visit westsnewcastle.com.au

Online restaurant bookings visit westsrestaurants.com.au

Find us on Instagram @wests_eats


NEWS Wests Group latest WESTS GROUP

WESTS GROUP

JUST ANOTHER

CHARITY PARTNER SPOTLIGHT Little Wings is a not-for-profit organisation that provides free ongoing flight and ground transport for seriously ill children living in rural and regional NSW to get to city hospitals for their much needed specialist appointments. Little Wings transports families with regular and ongoing medical appointments, and brings

LOBSTER

WESTS GROUP

MONDAY!

JOLLY JULY

If you love a bit of lobster without

Wests members can

feeling the pinch, then head into any

celebrate Christmas in July with a free

Wests club on the first Monday evening

hot brandy custard

of every month for a delicious half

Christmas pudding

lobster mornay, in exchange for your

with any regular roast

Wests Rewards Monday and Tuesday

purchased on Friday

dinner voucher. Valid for dine in only,

or Saturday night

Monday dinner time. Available for a

at any Wests club.

limited time only while stocks last.

Valid for dine-in only.

children home for short breaks during their treatment to be with family and friends. Little Wings’ Newcastle operations commenced in November 2015 and during this time Little Wings has completed

WESTS GROUP

R U OK DAY

NEW LAMBTON

MAY Monday: The Grill 300g rump steak. $15M/$21G

R U OK? is a suicide

CHECK OUT

Tuesday: New Beijing Bento box. $12M/$18G

prevention charity in

THESE MONDAY

JUNE

Australia, reminding people that

AND TUESDAY

Monday: The Grill

to and from the John Hunter

having meaningful conversations with

SPECIALS AT

Grilled barramundi. $15M/$21G

Children’s Hospital from regional

Tuesday: New Beijing crispy pork

a total of 85 flights and drives

hometowns across the State.

mates and loved

NEW LAMBTON

Ground transport is made

ones could save

FOOD COURT.

belly main. $11M/$16G Patisserie - Any regular hot beverage and

possible through a team of 9

lives. Their mission

Little Wings volunteer drivers

is to inspire and

sticky date pudding with butterscotch

empower everyone to

sauce and double cream $7M/ $10G

meaningfully connect

JULY

from the local Newcastle region. The Wests Group has supported

with the people

Little Wings since day one of it's

around them and

Newcastle operations, providing

to support anyone

Tuesday: New Beijing Banh Mi Thit. $8M/$13G

over $90,000 in funding over

struggling with life.

Patisserie - Any regular hot beverage

Wests is supporting

and chocolate fondant pudding with

the charity and the

double cream $7M/ $10G

people in the local

AUGUST

the past three years, which has helped ease the journey for numerous families experiencing difficult times with a seriously

community by holding

ill child. Visit littlewings.org.au

R U OK? Day at

for more details.

Wests Mayfield, the

steak $15M/$21G

morning of Thursday

Tuesday: New Beijing Pho $10M/$14G Patisserie - Any regular hot beverage and

The event is open to

toasted mango and coconut banana bread

our Wests staff, so if you feel like having a chat and seeing a friendly face, we’d love to see you. For further details visit

boy Max coming to the John

Monday: The Grill 300g T-bone

13 September 2018.

everyone including

The Hyles family with their beautiful

Monday: The Grill Mexican nachos. $10M/$15G

westsnewcastle.com.au

with whipped maple butter $7M/$10G SEPTEMBER Monday: The Grill big boss burger $11M/$16G Tuesday: New Beijing ¼ Chinese roasted duck $11M/$16G Patisserie - Any regular hot beverage and homemade scone with strawberry jam and cream $4.15M/$6.15G

Hunter Children’s Hospital for an important medical appointment

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NEWS Wests Group latest WESTS GROUP

WESTS GROUP

DEBRA’S

IT’S ORIGIN

GOING PLACES Congratulations to Debra (Member #169122), who was the winner of our Going Places draw to win a Holden Astra, valued at $21,990! Meanwhile, Andrew (Member

TIME! It’s State of Origin time, so head into Wests to watch the games! Each fixture will be shown on big screens, and our bistro specials

#163423), Wilma (Member #48432)

before the match

and Erica (Member #233608) were the

will keep you well

winners of the draw’s minor prize - an

fed before battle

8 night cruise on the Taste of the New

commences.

Caledonia on the Pacific Eden valued at $2,300 each! Don’t forget to make sure you enter our next draw to win a new Holden Spark in club – full details on inside cover of this magazine.

Game fixtures:

RETIRES FROM WESTS GROUP BOARD

Order before 6.30pm any Wednesday or Thursday night throughout winter and enjoy an 18-hr blackened slow-cooked 300g rib eye steak, garnished

June 2018, MCG,

with house made dill pickles, vegetable of the day, skin on fries, and jus for $20. Promotion

8pm, Sunday 24

is for the 300g steak only. No

June 2018, ANZ

further discounts apply. Must

Stadium, Sydney.

order between 5pm and 6.30pm.

GAME THREE: 8pm, Wednesday 11 July 2018, Suncorp

LIFE MEMBER - Western Suburbs Rugby League Football Club Ltd

STEAK AT CHOPHOUSE

8pm, Wednesday 6

GAME TWO:

JACK ASHMAN

$20 300G RIB EYE

GAME ONE:

Melbourne.

WESTS GROUP

NEW LAMBTON

Offer available until 31st May 2018. Bookings essential. chophousegrill.com.au

Stadium, Brisbane.

LIFE MEMBER - Western Suburbs (Ncle) Leagues Club Ltd The Wests Group would like to place on record its appreciation of the work of Jack Ashman, who stepped down from The Wests Group board earlier this year after 16 years. Mr Ashman, a licensed bookmaker and retired university lecturer, has been an instrumental part of The Wests Group’s development. “I would like to thank Jack for his significant contribution to The Wests Group over the past 16 years,” says Owen Kilpatrick, chairman of the Wests Group. “Jack’s knowledge and prompt decision making

CARDIFF

FATHER’S DAY SPECIALS – THE KITCHEN LUNCH AND DINNER Head to Wests

CAREERING AHEAD! The Wests Group is one of the largest employers in the Hunter region, and with a diverse portfolio of businesses we can offer excellent career opportunities and pathways. Many jobs at Wests are advertised internally first,

Cardiff on Father’s

was a huge benefit to me as chairman.”

and recently people working

Day – Sunday 2

in food and beverage roles

Philip Gardner, CEO of The Wests Group, says,

September for a

have successfully applied

“Jack’s contribution to the continual development of The Wests Group cannot be understated, and I thank him for the part he has played.” Over his time on the board the club’s assets

couple of specials

and our marketing and

250g 18 hour slow

communications team.

roast scotch fillet

have grown from $74m to over $300m.

topped with a garlic

Sound governance is the hallmark of all successful

prawn sauce served

organisations. Jack’s input as part of the board has allowed the club, over the last 16 years, to expand by merging with Nelson Bay RSL, Cardiff Panthers, City Panthers, as well as recently acquiring the Newcastle Knights. Jack’s advice and good humour will be missed around the board table.

for roles in our events team

just for dad!

with chips and salad. $28M/$31G

We are always looking out for people who demonstrate exceptional customer service and have a great work ethic, so if you or someone you

½kg chicken

know is interested in enquiring

parmigiana with

about careers at Wests, email

chips and salad.

recruitment@westsnewcastle.

$18M/$20G

com.au with your resume.

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NEWS Wests Group latest BALANCE

NEW LAMBTON

B-ACTIVE

LATE NIGHT EATS

VOUCHERS

@ EMPORIUM 88

The government’s

Emporium 88 is the spot to go to scratch that late

Active Kids program

night dining itch. Located on the ground floor at

offers parents,

Wests New Lambton it serves delicious fresh food,

guardians and carers

fast. The hero dish, the Gyros, is served in traditional

of youngsters aged

warm chargrilled souvlaki bread with a choice of

4.5 to 18 yrs a $100

chicken, lamb or falafel, red onions, tomatoes and

KNIGHTS GAME DAY

voucher towards

tzatziki - and a few fries for good measure for just

sporting activities.

$9M*. Emporium 88 is also known for its range of

@ THE KITCHEN

Balance Collective

pizzas, burgers, crispy fried chicken wings and quick

CARDIFF

Catch all the action on our big screens and enjoy Knights game day lunch and dinner specials at The Kitchen. ½kg chicken schnitzel with chips, salad and gravy $18M/$20G

accepts these can be used towards children’s sporting programs including B-Active. Visit sport. nsw.gov.au/activekids or contact the

chicken wings with a ranch

NSW Government

dipping sauce $8M/$10G

on 13 77 88

with Mexican salsa, cheese

a community of services.

businesses, support services and medical services are coming together to ensure that any new parent in the region can make an informed decision and offer a wide selection of services which they may require. With 39 exhibiting businesses, Q&A sessions with local experts, The Baby Collective Expo is set to be the mustvisit event for all parents.

Braised beef cheek ragu. Tossed through

MONTHLY SPECIALS

bacon and mushroom

tagliatelle pasta, fresh

sauce served with chips

tomato, baby spinach and

and salad or mash and

finished with parmesan

voucher with Balance

veg. Includes a slice of

cheese. Includes a slice

Collective, please call

chocolate mud cake.

of apple crumble.

MAY

JULY

SEPTEMBER

Poached chicken

Slow cooked lamb tajine

Twice cooked chicken

and prawn laksa with

with a warm almond and

Maryland with a pork,

dumplings, fresh noodles,

raisin cous cous, mango

chorizo and white bean

Asian veg, shoots and

chutney and poppadums.

cassoulet and salsa

crispy onion. Includes

Includes a slice of

verde. Includes a slice

a slice of carrot cake.

passionfruit cheesecake.

of berry cheesecake.

nsw.gov.au. For

of your Active Kids

(02) 4903 6200.

N E L S O N B AY

FATHER’S DAY BAY BRASSERIE MEAL DEAL

CARDIFF

@ THE KITCHEN

Sunday 2 September 12 – 2pm & 5.30pm – 8.30pm

NEW ON TAP AT WESTS

The Big Grill with a

Furphy Refreshing Ale is a clean and crisp, balanced

200 g T-bone steak,

beer with subtle fruit flavours and aromas. Inspired

fried eggs, sausage,

by German Kolsch style, this is an approachable

bacon, grilled tomato, mushrooms with onion gravy served with chips and salad.

ale brewed with 100% Victorian Hops and Malt including Victoria’s Secret and Topaz hops as well as Vienna and Wheat malt. This new ale is now on tap at all public bars across Wests.

Includes a middy of beer or soft drink and $1.00 Keno ticket for your chance to win a million#.

For further information, visit thebabycollectiveexpo.com.au

(valued at $53) and ½ rack (500g) $18 (valued at $37).

schnitzel, topped with

On 9 September at NEX, a collective group of local

of July, August, and September. Full Rack (1kg) $26.50

$14 MEMBER

activekids@sport.

experiences you can go through. right support and access from

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday throughout the months

AUGUST

the hardest, yet most rewarding It can become easier with the

you order before 6:30pm at T-Bones Tex Mex every

Golden fried pork

about redemption

Becoming a parent is one of

Jack Daniels BBQ sauce, streak fries and salad when

JUNE

program or email

more information

THE BABY COLLECTIVE

Enjoy half price BBQ pork ribs served with our homemade

for eligibility to the

and sour cream $18M/$20G

NEX

T-BONES TEX MEX EARLY DINER SPECIAL

Learn to Swim and

½kg Jack Daniels BBQ

Pulled beef nachos topped

hot eats. Open 10am – 2.30am, 7 days a week.

vouchers, so they

$25(M) $30(G) #

FURPHY FRIDAY - PINT FOR THE PRICE OF A SCHOONER It's no furphy that Wests members can now enjoy a pint of Furphy Refreshing Ale for the price of a schooner every Friday from 6 – 8pm until September 30*. Available at all Wests Clubs: New Lambton, Mayfield, Cardiff, City and Nelson Bay.

Keno T&C's apply *(M) Member (G) Guest. *Full Wests membership card must be swiped to receive discount.

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WESTS GROUP

ANOTHER WESTS MEMBERS BENEFIT Wests members receive $500 worth of accessories free with the purchase of a new Holden, Suzuki or Mistubishi from Kelly Trotter Motor Group Cardiff. Contact the team today at KTMG on

T H E A N C H O RAG E

(02) 4904 6222.

WINTER WONDERLAND

T&C's apply.

– CHRISTMAS IN JULY A beautiful winter wonderland

T H E A N C H O RAG E

4 GREAT

1. MAKE MUM’S DAY Treat mum to a fabulous seaside lunch this Mother’s Day at The Anchorage. With sumptuous shared entrees,

is set to blanket The Anchorage T H E G AT E WAY I N N

KNIGHTS’

REASONS TO

a selection of mains and wonderful dessert platters for

VISIT THE

your table, petit fours, tea and coffee and a gift for mum

GETAWAY

from Spa Lucca, even mum will be surprised that its only

If you’re visiting

$89pp. Or stay the night from $399 including Mother’s Day

Newcastle for a

lunch, overnight accommodation and breakfast for two!

Knights game in

ANCHORAGE THIS AUTUMN

2. ANCHORAGE WINTER OFFER! Enjoy luxury in Port Stephens from $239 B&B in an Anchorage Room – subject to availability. Book now for stays 1st July – 30th September 2018. 3. SUNDAY SESSIONS LIVE MUSIC AND HIGH TEA EVERY SUNDAY While away your Sunday afternoons this aAutumn

June, July or August, take advantage of this fantastic family deal at The Gateway Inn, Mayfield. For only $295 you can enjoy a one bedroom apartment

Hotel & Spa this July with mulled wine by the fireplace, carolers, and the property decorated as if Christmas was just around the corner. Guests who stay throughout July will be treated to breakfast with some holiday twists and a special Christmas in July menu at The Galley Kitchen. Santa has left a few special gifts for the little ones and our spa therapists are awaiting your booking for a beautiful warming Spa Lucca treatment.

with live music by Nathan Lo Monaco, high tea and

with king bed and

endless bubbles, what better place is there to be?

double sofa bed for

Each night guests can enjoy a

Sunday afternoons 2.30 - 4.30pm

kids sharing under

warm whiskey or mulled wine

•Unlimited Australian Sparkling Wine $49pp

13 years for the

at Hemingway’s Bar at 6pm for

•Unlimited Champagne Veuve Clicquot $89pp

night, continental

the opening of that days advent

breakfast plus

calendar. The gift revealed will be

4. MIDWEEK DINING FROM ONLY $50

two adult and two

given to each guest in attendance

Dine in luxurious surrounds by the sea at The Galley Kitchen

children’s general

as a special Christmas surprise

admission tickets

from The Anchorage team.

$50 Two Course Lunch including a glass of wine. Available Monday to Friday only. $65 Three Course Dinner including a glass of wine. Available Sunday to Thursday only. Available until 31 August 2018.

for the game! T&C's apply. Valid

Bookings essential. For more information call

9 June – 27 August

(02) 4984 2555 or visit

2018. Booking must

anchorageportstephens.com.au

be made direct on (02) 4903 6300

Bookings essential. For more information call

quoting VIPNRL.

(02) 4984 2555 or visit anchorageportstephens.com.au

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OVER $52,000 TO BE WON EACH WEEK!

WESTS REGULAR ACTIVITIES MAYFIELD

NEW LAMBTON

SUNDAY Sales 3.30pm - Drawn 4.30pm

NELSON BAY

BINGO MONDAY TO FRIDAY Sales 10am - Play 11am

BINGO MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY Sales 10am - Play 11am

Over $1800 in prizes to be won each week

MONDAY Sales 6.30pm - Play 7.30pm

MONDAY AND THURSDAY Sales 6.30pm - Play Starts 7.30pm

BINGO MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY Sales 10am - Play 11am

Electronic Bingo is available at all sessions. Playing for $40 Charlestown Square Eftpos cards

Electronic Bingo is available at all sessions. Playing for $40 Charlestown Square Eftpos cards. $7000 in cards to be won each week

CASH HOUSIE WEDNESDAY Sales 6pm - Play 7pm Presented by Hunter Life Education. Over $8000 in cards to be won each week from bingo and cash housie. Cash housie prizes subject to sales. RAFFLES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY Sales 5.30pm - Drawn 6.30pm

HOY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY Sales 10am - Play 11am Playing for $30 Charlestown Square Eftpos cards. $3150 in cards to be won each week RAFFLES WEDNESDAY Sales 4.30pm - Drawn 6pm SUNDAY Sales 10.30am - Drawn 12pm

SATURDAY Sales 12.30pm - Drawn 1.30pm

$3700 in Charlestown Square Eftpos cards to be won each week

SUNDAY Sales 11am - Drawn 12pm

BINGO BONANZA SATURDAY 26 MAY Starlight Room Sales 10am – Play 11am Over $2,500 in prizes to be won

$5000 in prizes to be won each week POKER* Weekly prize dependent on players EVERY DAY 6.30pm, play from 7.30pm

CITY

MONDAY 12.30pm, play from 1.30pm

HOY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY Sales 10am - Play 11am

FRIDAY 11.15pm, play from 12am SATURDAY 7pm, play from 8pm SUNDAY 4pm, play from 5pm

Playing for $20 Charlestown Square Eftpos cards. Over $1200 in vouchers to be won each week RAFFLES FRIDAY Sales 5.30pm - Drawn 6.30pm

Electronic Bingo is available at all sessions. Playing for $40 Charlestown Square Eftpos cards

CARDIFF

CASH HOUSIE THURSDAY Sales 10am - Play 11am In support of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service.

BINGO Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Sales 10.15am - Play 11am Electronic bingo is available at all sessions. Playing for $40 Charlestown Square Eftpos cards WEDNESDAY Sales 6.15pm - Play 7pm Electronic bingo is available. Playing for $40 Charlestown Square Eftpos cards. Over $5200 in cards to be won each week HOY WEDNESDAY Sales 10.15am - Play 11am

Over $4500 in cards to be won each week from bingo and cash housie. Cash housie prizes subject to sales. RAFFLES WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SUNDAY Sales 4.30pm - Drawn 6.15pm Over $2000 in prizes to be won each week POKER* Weekly prize dependent on players. SUNDAY 12.30pm, play from 1pm

Playing for Charlestown Square Eftpos cards. Over $875 in cards to be won each week RAFFLES WEDNESDAY Members free raffle Sales 5pm - Drawn 6pm

TWO PERSON TOURNAMENT SUNDAY 3 JUNE 10am, play from 11am $4,000 prize pool

Present your Wests membership card to receive $10 worth of tickets THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Sales 6pm - Drawn 7pm SUNDAY Sales 11.30am - Drawn 12.30pm Over $3000 in prizes to be won each week

*Entry fees payable

*No further discounts apply. Members discount not applicable. Available Wednesday and Thursdays only from 4th July–27th September 2018 when ribs ordered 5pm–6.30pm While supplies last.

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SCHOONERS WINE & HOUSE SPIRITS 4-6PM • 7 DAYS Visit westsnewcastle.com.au

T&C’s: Happy Hours promotion is available 7 days at all Wests public bars between 4pm – 6pm until 30th June 2018. Wests membership card must be swiped to receive discount. No further discounts apply. Please see Happy Hours promotion beverage list on display at public bars for beer, wine and spirit selection available at $4 members price. Offer includes $3 schooners of post mix soft drink.

MEMBERS BUY ANY TOOHEYS BETWEEN 4PM - 6PM TO RECEIVE AN ENTRY*

*LIMIT APPLIES OF ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER DAY. SEE STAFF FOR FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE

WESTS CITY IN

NEW-LOOK WESTS CITY. HERE’S 10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD PAY IT A VISIT. 309 KING ST, NEWCASTLE WEST

1

ENJOY A DRINK IN STYLE The new look Kings Town and 1801 bars are some of the most stylish in town. Enjoy big screen sport and a relaxed atmosphere.

2

COFFEE AND CAKE? DON’T MIND IF I DO! A delicious range of sweet treats are available from our City Espresso, with barista-made coffee.

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3

MAMMA MIA! Our new wood fired pizza oven comes direct from Italy and is a sight to behold!

4

GRAB A DELICIOUS MEAL Delicious cooked fresh to order meals are available for lunch and dinner, seven days a week at our fresh food kitchen 32o South.

5 6 7 8

LET US ENTERTAIN YOU! Every Friday and Saturday nights enjoy free live entertainment from 8pm. KICK BACK AND CHILL Our luxurious new lounge area is perfect for relaxing with friends. FEELING LUCKY? Wests City has full TAB and Keno facilities.

JOIN THE COMMUNITY Join in our regular calendar of events including darts, housie and raffles.

9

WORLD CLASS SHOWS AT NEX Upstairs you'll find Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre (NEX), which has a whole range of world class shows and event facilities on offer.

10

ON-SITE PARKING Underground parking accessible from the club puts your safety first.

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WESTS NEL • E

AY NB SO

BOOT SCOOTERS SATURDAY 9 JUNE REGISTRATION 9.30AM DJ’S CHRIS & BEV 12.30PM – 4PM FREE ENTRY

7-10 J UN

KARAOKE THURSDAY 7 JUNE 7PM –11PM FREE ENTRY

LINE DANCING SUNDAY 10 JUNE 11AM– 4PM FREE ENTRY

THE FOOTLOOSE BAND SUNDAY 10 JUNE 8PM–11PM FREE ENTRY

BUSH POETS LUNCH WITH THE RHYMER FROM RYDE (GRAEME JOHNSON) BAY BRASSERIE, SATURDAY 9 JUNE 12PM –2PM FREE ENTRY ^

KIM & MIK FRIDAY 8 JUNE 9.30PM –1AM FREE ENTRY

HURRICANE FALL FROM 8PM SATURDAY 9 JUNE TICKETS $10 (BONUS $10 RESTAURANT VOUCHER INCL) TICKETS AVAILABLE AT WESTS NELSON BAY CLUB RECEPTION OR CALL 02 4981 1344

BAY BRASSERIE 2-COURSE COUNTRY ROAST SPECIAL $22.50 MEMBERS* $25 GUESTS Traditional mixed roast with a selection of gourmet vegetables + hot apple crumble & warm custard + middy tap beer or glass of wine + free $1 Keno chance to win a million ticket (Keno T&C’s apply) *Full Wests membership card must be swiped to receive discount ^Meal not included. Available for dinner from 5:30pm and Saturday Lunch from 12 noon..

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BUSH POETS LUNCH WITH MINMI MAGSTER BOB SKELTON SUNDAY 10 JUNE 12PM–2PM FREE ENTRY ^

JADE HOLLAND & BAND SATURDAY 9 JUNE 9.30PM–1AM FREE ENTRY Pick up a programme of events when next at the Club or visit westsnewcastle.com.au


FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 JANUARY 2018

PRESIDENT & CEO REPORTS NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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PRESIDENT'S REPORT On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Below are some of the organisations

The strategy applied in acquiring

I am happy to report that the year

supported during the year:

the Knights licence from the N.R.L

ended 31st January, 2018 was another successful year for The Wests Group. I would like to thank my fellow Directors for their support and guidance throughout the year and congratulate Philip and his management

Calvary Mater Newcastle Camp Quality Ltd Centre for Hope Cerebral Palsy Alliance

proved to be financially successful for The Wests Group. With appropriate procedures in place the acquisition should be beneficial to The Wests Group and to the community. I am very pleased to welcome Katie

team for their efforts in delivering

Got Your Back Sista Ltd

Brassil to The Wests Group board.

another strong financial result.

Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation Inc

Katie’s appointment follows Jack

The Wests Group’s importance as

Hunter Medical Research

a major economic contributor to

(Mark Hughes Foundation)

our region is significant in relation to employee benefits, government taxes and community support.

Hunter Melanoma Foundation Inc

The board and I would like to thank Jack for his significant contribution to The Wests Group over the past

Hunter Surf Life Saving Inc

16 years, particularly in his role as

Jenny's Place Incorporated

Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Lifeline

My thanks go to the dedicated

Little Wings Ltd Lord's Taverners Australia, Hunter Branch Inc

people involved in the successful running of the intra clubs that are supported by The Wests Group. On behalf of the board, I would like to

Northcott Newcastle

thank members and guests for their

OzHarvest Ltd

continued support and patronage.

Prostate Survival Alliance Inc Reach Homeless Services Salvation Army Australia Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League Youth Off The Streets Limited

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Ashman’s retirement from the Board.

Thanks also to our many employees for their friendly and dedicated service which helps members and guests enjoy their visits to our various locations. Owen Kilpatrick President


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER'S REPORT I am pleased to present the Annual

to continue to diversify its income

Jack Ashman has stepped down in

Report to Members for the year

base, and drive efficiencies while

2018 after sixteen years of dedicated

ended 31st January 2018.

continuing to provide and indeed

service. Jack epitomises all the

improve on the products and services

qualities that a great director needs.

we offer to members and guests.

Katie Brassil has filled the vacancy

The growth of the group has continued throughout 2017, with turnover hitting a record one hundred and forty six million

That then allows us to strive to be

dollars and a record E.B.I.T.D.A (earnings

every member’s third place; home is

before interest tax depreciation and

first, work is second and Wests aim

amortisation) of $24.2 million dollars.

to be the third place for members.

One of the great challenges this year, as I am sure it has been for all members is the incredible increase in energy prices. On a like for like basis the group’s energy costs has increased by over a million dollars for the full twelve months. This cost increase

on the 1st of November 2017. It is

member’s job to strive for this goal

very early days but “so far so good”.

and The Wests Group is blessed with

Community and corporate support

a caring, dedicated team committed to

has been very strong with an early

excellence in customer service, service

expectation to be able to break even

with a smile and genuine courtesy.

on a cash basis for the 2018 season.

have been possible without the strategic

through changed business practices

direction and governance provided by

or capital investment into solar etc.

the Board. Over many years, the Board

This impact makes the above quoted

has shown the business acumen and

EBITDA result all the more impressive.

courage to take the risks necessary

were nearly complete at Wests City. In keeping with the group’s “as new” policy minor renovations were carried

to grow and prosper. The Board at all

systems that will allow the group

optimistic and have lots of opportunity in “OUR TOWN, OUR TEAM, OUR TURF”.

accounts (available on the Club’s website

necessary to succeed in the most

or at New Lambton Administration) to

competitive industry in Australia.

put your question in writing at least

personally I would like to thank them

is investing in the developments of

some time. But we are cautiously

a question about my report or the

will be evident in coming years.

weaken the model. As such, the group

starting point this success will take

embraced the change and innovation

I thank the Board for their vision and

change and regulating risk that might

success of the business. Given the

I would ask any member who has

the investments in the properties

of digital disruption and demographic

drive to a large part the commercial

mitigated as much as possible but have

I know I speak for all members when

has to be tempered with the certainty

The Knights on field performance will

times has ensured these risks were

out across all sites. The benefit of

This investment in the existing model

commitment to diversity and renewal. The Wests Group acquired the Knights

and will take some time to mitigate

were completed at the Anchorage and

the appointment reflects the Boards

and be entertained. It is every staff

None of the group’s successes would

change across the group. Renovations

credentialed for this position as well

The place they want to be to stay, play

has come straight off the bottom line

2017 was a year of consolidation and

on the Board. Katie is extremely well

seven days before the AGM so we can thoroughly research your questions and provide a detailed response.

for their support and guidance over

A review of operations from the Directors

many years. Chair Owen Kilpatrick,

Report is re-printed over the page.

Wayne Hore, Geoff Coburn, John McLaughlin, Jack Ashman, Robert Darcy and Professor Scott Holmes

Philip Gardner Chief Executive Officer

all know that success is not the result of accidents or luck, it is through planning and hard work.

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REVIEW OF OPERATIONS

ALL SEGMENTS OF THE BUSINESS HAVE POSTED A RECORD GROSS REVENUE RESULT FOR THE GROUP.

SEGMENT REVENUES ($'000)

Licensed Club Hotel Football operations

SEGMENT RESULTS ($'000)

2018

2017

2018

2017

121,845

124,122

8,304

10,250

19,750

18,801

3,054

1,667

5,176

-

236

-

146,411

142,923

11,594

11,917

11,594

11,917

Profit before income tax Income tax benefit Net profit

11,317 11,594

23,234

The consolidated results from ordinary activities before tax for the period amounted to $11,594,291 compared to $11,917,839 for the prior year. This resulted after charging $11,658,173 (2017: $10,581,772) for depreciation/ amortisation and before tax benefit of $nil 2017: ($11,317,075). Revenue excluding other income for the past year was $146,291,349 (2017: $142,895,946) reflecting an increase of$3,395,403 (2%) in trading revenues from 2017.

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CORE AND NON-CORE PROPERTY Pursuant to Section 41J(2) of the Registered Clubs Act for the financial year ended 31 January 2018, the following land and buildings are considered to be non-core property with all other land and buildings being core property:

73 Hobart Road, New Lambton

90 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay

79 Hobart Road, New Lambton

71 Achilles Street, Nelson Bay

80 Hobart Road, New Lambton

73 Achilles Street, Nelson Bay

82 Hobart Road, New Lambton

91 Achilles Street, Nelson Bay

84 Hobart Road, New Lambton

26 Corlette Point Road, Corlette

98 Hobart Road, New Lambton

11 Merewether Street, Cardiff

94 Hobart Road, New Lambton

16 Merewether Street, Cardiff

92 Hobart Road, New Lambton

14 Munibung Road, Cardiff

7 Rugby Road, New Lambton

16 Munibung Road, Cardiff

10 Rugby Road, New Lambton

18 Munibung Road, Cardiff

41 Thalaba Road, New Lambton

27 Lachlan Road, Cardiff

1A Tauranga Road, New Lambton

309 King Street, Newcastle

68 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay

36 Union Street, Newcastle

70 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay

42 Union Street, Newcastle

72 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay

605 Hunter Street, Newcastle

76 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay

32 Industrial Drive, Mayfield

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WESTERN SUBURBS (N'CLE) LEAGUES CLUB LIMITED NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

to the Board of Directors or are Officers of the Club: (a) reasonable meals and refreshments for each Director in conjunction with each Board or Committee meeting; (b) reasonable costs or expenses in relation to the professional development and education of

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE Annual General Meeting of the Western Suburbs (N’cle) Leagues Club Limited is to be held at the Club premises on the 27th day of May, 2018 at the hour 9.30am. The Financial Accounts can be viewed in PDF format on the Club’s website at www.westsnewcastle.com. au or by application from the Company Secretary. BUSINESS: 1 To confirm the Minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting held 28th May 2017. 2 Adoption of Annual reports.

(i) attending meetings of associations of which the Club is a member or Directors and Officers of the Club are members; (ii) attending seminars, lectures, trade displays, organised study tours, fact finding tours and other similar events as may be determined by the Board from time to time; (iii) attending other registered clubs or gaming venues for the purpose of observing their facilities and methods of operation; (iv) attending conferences and training sessions

3 Declaration of the result of the ballot

in relation to their roles and responsibilities

(if any) for the election of Directors.

under the Registered Clubs Act, the Corporations

4 To consider, and, if thought fit, to pass the following

Act 2001 and any other relevant legislation;

resolution with such amendment, if any, as shall be

(c) reasonable costs or expenses of attending

determined at the meeting, as an Ordinary Resolution:

functions or above events whilst representing

ORDINARY RESOLUTION 1

the Club, with partners where appropriate;

"That pursuant to the Registered Clubs Act 1976, as

(d) reasonable costs or expenses in relation to such

amended, the members hereby approve and agree to

other duties including entertainment of guests of

the members of the Board and Officers of the Club,

the Club and other promotional activities including

during the period preceding the next Annual General

Newcastle Knights events as approved by the Board;

Meeting, receiving the following benefits and the members further acknowledge that the benefits outlined in subparagraphs (a) to (e) are not available to members equally, but only to those members who are elected

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Directors and Officers of the Club including:

(e) the provision of specially reserved parking spaces at the Club for Directors' and Club Officers’ use when attending the Club.”


EXPLANATORY NOTE

(ii) attending presentations to members or other

Pursuant to the requirements of the Registered Clubs

persons acknowledging services deemed by

Act, 1976 the Club is required at each Annual General

the Directors and Officers of the Club to be of

Meeting to have approved by ordinary resolution,

benefit to the Club and/or the community;

the benefits to be provided to the Directors and Officers of the Club. The benefits, which are provided, are the standard benefits to have been provided to Directors and Officers of the Club over a number of years. The purpose of this resolution is to comply with the requirements of the Registered Clubs Act. To be passed, Ordinary Resolution 1 must receive a simple majority of votes in its favour from those members present at the meeting who are eligible to vote.

(iii) attending sporting matches, functions, corporate box activities, promotions, dinners, events or official functions with partners and guests whilst representing the Club in its corporate capacity as owners of the Newcastle Knights or pursuant to any sponsorship arrangement or other similar arrangement. EXPLANATORY NOTE Pursuant to the requirements of the Registered Clubs Act, 1976 the Club is required at each Annual General Meeting to have approved by ordinary

The Board recommends Ordinary

resolution, the benefits to be provided to the Directors

Resolution 1 to the meeting.

and Officers of the Club. Ordinary Resolution 2 deals with the benefits, which are provided as part

5 To consider, and, if thought fit, to pass the following

of corporate/community activities by the Club.

resolution with such amendment, if any, as shall be

The purpose of this resolution is to comply with

determined at the meeting, as an Ordinary Resolution:

the requirements of the Registered Clubs Act.

ORDINARY RESOLUTION 2

To be passed, Ordinary Resolution 2 must

"That pursuant to the Registered Clubs Act 1976, as

receive a simple majority of votes in its

amended, the members hereby approve and agree

favour from those members present at the

to the members of the Board and Officers of the

meeting who are eligible to vote.

Club, during the period preceding the next Annual General Meeting, receiving the following benefits and the members further acknowledge that the benefits outlined are not available to members equally, but only to those members who are elected to the Board of Directors or are Officers of the Club:

The Board recommends Ordinary Resolution 2 to the meeting. The Club conducts its business in the commercial world. From time to time, as a result of the Club engaging in corporate activities including sponsorships,

The reasonable costs or expenses in relation to:

or ancillary to the Club's commercial dealings with

(i) sponsorship of sub clubs;

become entitled to benefits. The benefits may take

trade suppliers and service providers, the Club may

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the form of invitations to functions, events, sporting

members at the Annual General Meeting. The

matches, dinners or other forms of benefits. The

purpose of this resolution is to comply with the

members acknowledge that it is not appropriate in

requirements of the Registered Clubs Act.

every case to make the benefits available equally to all members. The members acknowledge that it is appropriate for the Board to determine which benefits should be offered to the members equally, and which benefits should be offered to persons who are in the best position to represent the Club in its corporate capacity. Accordingly, the members acknowledge that

To be passed, Ordinary Resolution 3 must receive a simple majority of votes in its favour from those members present at the meeting who are eligible to vote. The Board recommends Ordinary Resolution 3 to the meeting.

the Board and Officers of the Club may receive benefits which are not offered equally to all members."

7 To consider and if thought fit to pass the following resolution with such amendment if

6 To consider, and, if thought fit, to pass the following

any as shall be determined at the meeting as a

resolution with such amendment, if any, as shall be

Special Resolution (requires a 75% majority)

determined at the meeting, as an Ordinary Resolution: That Clauses (0) (i) (ii) and (iv) be deleted ORDINARY RESOLUTION 3

from the Constitution of the Western

Approval of Honoraria for Directors

Suburbs (Ncle) Leagues Club Limited

for the year 2017/2018. (i) A person who: is a financial full member of the "That pursuant to the Registered Clubs Act 1976, as

Club, or, who makes application and is elected

amended, the members hereby approve and agree to

as a full member of the Club in accordance

the members of the Board during the period preceding

with the Memorandum of Understanding for

the next Annual General Meeting receiving Honoraria for

amalgamation between the Club and Belmont

the positions named and for the sums referred to below

Sportsman’s Club Co-operative; and

in respect of services rendered to the Club and the members further acknowledge that the Honoraria are not

(ii) is a financial full member (as defined in the

available to members equally but only those members

Registered Clubs Act) of Belmont Sportsman’s Club

who are elected to the Board of Directors of the Club:

Co-operative and whose name is entered in the register of members of Belmont Sportsman’s Club Co-operative,

(i) $35,000 to the President;

on the date of transfer of the club licence of Belmont

(ii) $25,000 to each other Director.”

Sportsman’s Club Co-operative to the Club by the

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority; will:

Pursuant to the requirements of the Registered

(v) for the purposes of the Registered Clubs Act only,

Clubs Act, 1976 the Club is required to have

be identified in the Club’s register of members as a

the honoraria for Directors approved by the

‘Belmont Sportsman’s Club Co-operative Member’; and


(vi) be given credit for any subscription pre-paid in respect of their membership of

DATED: 28th March 2018

Belmont Sportsman’s Club Co-operative.

BY Direction of the Board

The above Clauses relate to the proposed

Chief Executive Officer –

amalgamation with the Belmont Sportsman’s

Company Secretary

Club Co-operative, which did not proceed.

P Gardner

Directors:

8. To consider and if thought fit to pass the

O. Kilpatrick

following resolution with such amendment if

W. Hore

any as shall be determined at the meeting as a

G. Coburn

Special Resolution (requires a 75% majority)

J. McLaughlin

If the office of any officer becomes vacant the Board of Directors shall within a period of three calendar months of such vacancy occurring appoint

R. Darcy S. Holmes K. Brassil

a successor to that office until the Next Annual

Chief Executive Officer:

General Meeting of the members. Subject to 39(a)

Philip Patrick Gardner

(a) (1) The elected members of the Governing

Bankers:

Body of a registered Club may appoint up to 2

National Australia Bank – Newcastle Branch

persons as members of the governing body.

Westpac Banking Corporation

(2) A person appointed under subclause (1):

Auditors:

a) May be appointed for a term of no more than 3 years, and b) Must be an ordinary member of the Club at the time of, and for the duration of his or her appointment, and

PricewaterhouseCoopers Chartered Accountants Registered Office: Cnr. Hobart & Tauranga Roads New Lambton

c) Is not eligible for re-appointment under sub-clause 1, including re-appointment after the end of that term. Note: This change is to reflect the Registered Clubs Act that overrides the Constitution. 9. ANY OTHER BUSINESS (of which due notice has been given) that may be brought before the meeting in accordance with the rules of the Club.

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WHAT’S ON

YOUR GUIDE TO LIVE ENTERTAINMENT AT WESTS

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TICKETS FOR ANY EVENT AT WESTS, VISIT WESTSNEWCASTLE.COM.AU WESTS NEW LAMBTON

SONGS OF JAMES TAYLOR & CAROLE KING Saturday 16 June Doors open 7.45pm Time 8.30pm Ticket price M: $39 G: $44 A wonderful celebration of the music of legendary singer/ songwriters James Taylor and Carole King. Plus a selection of classic 70’s hits from artists such as Jackson Browne, Crosby Stills Nash, Neil Young and more.

26 may WESTS NEW LAMBTON

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPO Saturday 26 May Time 8.30pm Doors open 7.45pm Ticket price $49.50 The boys are back! Award winning producer, Joe Avati, has put together another show, Straight Outta Compo, starring the guys from Here Come The Habibs and Fat Pizza (Rob and Tahir), plus George Kapiniaris and Joe Avati himself.

NEX AT WESTS CITY

JET – GET RE-BORN TOUR TUESDAY 29 May Time 7.30pm Doors open 7pm Ticket price $79.90 It’s been fifteen years since the now infamous hooks and riffs of JET’s debut album Get Born were unleashed on the world, and in celebration the band will tour Australia on the Get Re-Born 15th Anniversary tour.

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29 may CASH ONLY – THE JOHNNY CASH TRIBUTE Wests New Lambton Friday 1 June Time 8.30pm Doors open 7.45pm Ticket prices M: $15 G: $20

WESTS NELSON BAY Saturday 2 June

NEX AT WESTS CITY

WESTS NELSON BAY

ALEX WILLIAMSON LIVE BABY LIVE! Saturday 9 June THE INXS TRIBUTE SHOW Time 8.30pm Doors open 8pm Ticket price A: $37.50 C: $29.90 M15+ Don’t miss the latest and greatest live comedy show from the brilliantly twisted mind of the “Loosest Aussie Bloke” Alex Williamson.

Time 8pm Doors open 7.15pm Ticket prices M: $15 G: $20 18+ event

Saturday 16 June Time: 8.30pm Doors Open 7.30pm Ticket price $25 18+ event Live Baby Live! is Australia’s premier tribute to one of the most iconic bands in music history.

WESTS FREE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Every week be entertained by a variety of live music. These events are free of charge, and open to those aged 18 and over. Visit westsnewcastle.com.au for line up.

WESTS NEW LAMBTON

WESTS CARDIFF

WESTS NELSON BAY

Marble Bar

Macquarie Room

Lounge

Tuesday and Thursday

Saturday

Friday and Saturday

Time 4pm–5.30pm

Time 8pm–11.30pm

Time 9:30pm–late

Friday and Saturday

Sunday

Time 9.30pm–12.30am

Time 12pm-2.30pm


WESTS MATINEE CONCERTS Every month, spend an afternoon being entertained by guest artists, selected with senior members in mind. These events are free of charge, and open to those aged 18 and over.

WESTS NEW LAMBTON

THE NAKED MAGICIANS

Saturday 30 June Time 8.30pm Doors open 7.45pm Ticket price A: $49.90 C: $44.90 Group of 8: $44.90/ticket VIP Meet & Greet Package $79.90 18+ event Seen on London’s West End, in 200+ cities around the world, and by over 50 million on TV – The Naked Magicians is undoubtedly the world’s funniest and naughtiest magic show! This boisterous R-rated magic show strips away the top hats and capes, promising full-frontal illusions.

WESTS NEW LAMBTON

BAY CITY ROLLERS Sunday 15 July Time 8pm Doors open 7.15pm Ticket price $59.90 VIP Meet & Greet Package $159.90 This is your chance to re-live treasured moments and create new memories with your tartan-clad hero Les McKeown and his Bay City Rollers. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of another chapter in Rollermania history!

WESTS NEW LAMBTON

WESTS MAYFIELD

WESTS NELSON BAY

WESTS CARDIFF

Starlight Room

The Showroom

Auditorium

Macquarie Room

Second Sunday of every month

Third Sunday of every month

Last Sunday of every month

Second Friday of every month

Time 1pm

Time 2pm

Time 2pm

Time 1.30pm

Doors open 12pm

Doors open 1pm

Doors open 1pm

Doors open 1pm

WESTS NEW LAMBTON

BRITISH INVASION Sunday 22 July Time 8pm Doors open 7.15pm Ticket price A: $39 Get ready for the best BRITISH INVASION of all time. If you are a fan of Bowie, Elton John or Rod Stewart you simply can’t miss it. Promising a once in a lifetime chance to see the superstars and legends of British rock perform not only all your favourite hits, but together.

WESTS NEW LAMBTON

THE FORTUNES Wednesday 29 August Time 8pm Doors Open 7.15pm Ticket price M: $40 G: $45 Hailing from Birmingham, England, The Fortunes first came to prominence and international acclaim during that Golden Era of Popular Music - the ‘swinging’ mid-sixties. The Fortunes added another dimension to the sound of the classic pop song with their special ingredients of sophisticated orchestration, dual lead vocals and stylish counter-melodies.

21 sept WESTS NEW LAMBTON

WESTS NEW LAMBTON

Friday 21 September

Tuesday 16 October

Time 8.30pm Doors Open 7.45pm Ticket price $40 Australia’s favourite and most successful country group, The McClymonts are returning to the road after a year off and they’re ready to kick it up in style. Despite the break, Brooke, Sam & Mollie have been anything but quiet with their best-selling latest album ‘Endless’ debuting #1 Country & #3 ARIA all-genre album chart upon release and generating three smash hits. On top of that, the girls took home three awards at the 2018 Golden Guitar Awards. The girls & their band are fired up and ready to go and with over 20 smash hit singles from their 5 much-loved albums, you are sure to be in for an unforgettable night.

Time 8pm Doors open 7.15pm Ticket price $79.90 BONEY M (Feat. Maizie Williams) are back performing all of their GREATEST HITS. The Euro Pop SUPERSTARS bring with them their incredible chart-topping singles - Daddy Cool, Sunny, Ma Baker, Rivers of Babylon, Ra-Ra-Rasputin plus more.

THE MCCLYMONTS

BONEY M

Did you know: Wests members receive discounts on selected events. Please present your membership card at time of purchase, or if purchasing online enter your membership number in the discount code field.

Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded. Smart casual attire is required in all areas of the club. No further discounts apply. M = Member’s Price. G = Guest’s Price. C = Children’s Price. A = Adult Price. CN = Concession Price. BF = Booking Fee. M15+ Minors must be accompanied by parent / guardian.

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THE WESTS DIRECTORY SOCIAL & SPORTING CLUB DIRECTORY

CLUB NAME

FOR MORE INFO CONTACT

CONTACT

CLUB NAME

FOR MORE INFO CONTACT

CONTACT

Wests Football Club

Neil Scarr

0435 892 305

Sue Moodie

0438 984 211

Central Newcastle Swimming Club

Nicole Quinn (President) nicole@safealert.com.au

0438 538 531

Wests Schoolboys Football Club

Wests Arts & Crafts

Cath Parry

02 4958 3079

Russell Durrant

02 4984 8323

Stephanie Bortkevitch (Secretary) Marilyn Welham

0412 525 900

Nelson Bay RSL Sub Branch (Secretary)

02 4955 6969

02 4984 1535

Karyn Audet

0414 359 497

Nelson Bay Boot Scooters

Mel Smith

West Seniors Basketball Club

02 4981 1471

Robert Redpath (Secretary)

0414 237 086

Nelson Bay Rock & Roll Club

Keith Barnard

Wests Junior Cricket Wests Cricket Club

Steve Petherbridge

0432 634 772

Neil Van Oosterom

0410 272 068

Wests Junior Hockey Club

Matt Lewsam

0410 443 418

Nelson Bay Social Bridge Club

Wests Social Golf Club

Michael Pearce

0488 102 227

Nelson Bay Euchre Club

Elizabeth Skillicorn

0474 522 896

Wests New Lambton Men’s Bowling Club

Stan Wrzeczycki (President) John Fowler (Secretary)

02 4967 1760 02 4943 9906

Diggers Bowls Club

Tom Ford

02 4981 4076

Diggers Swimming Club

Don Forsyth

02 4984 4441

Diggers Fishing Club

Barry Malvern

02 4984 7274

Nelson Bay Craft Club

Heather King

02 4981 2055

Wests City Bridge Club

Andrew Toyne (President) Lynne Saunders (Secretary)

02 4965 6881 02 4929 5427

West Leagues Netball Club

Wests New Lambton Women’s Bowling Club

Marcia Dockrill

02 4930 5500

Phoenix Sports Social (Golf) Club

Bruce Terry

02 4969 3666

With a reputation for friendly, attentive service, Craig and Martin offer competitive prices without sacrificing quality.

02 4952 3533 for appointments

Cnr Hobart and Rugby Rd New Lambton NSW 2305 Open Monday to Friday 8.30am–5pm Open Saturday 8.30am–1pm

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS – MEMBERSHIP CARD To gain entry into all Wests clubs, the Registered Clubs Act requires that you present a valid membership card or proof that you reside outside the 5km radius of the Club. Upon entry you will be requested to show your card or proof of residence to our staff.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS – DRESS CODE The Club Dress Code requires all clothing to be neat and tidy. Offensive clothing, untidy, dirty or torn clothes/

T&C’s Apply. Join today.

shoes, gang colours, swimwear, hoodies or bare feet are not permitted. Helmets to be removed while on Club premises. Caps must be removed if requested by staff.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS – UNDER 18 YEARS A responsible adult must accompany anyone under 18 years on Club premises and be carefully supervised at all times.

Wests supports the responsible service of alcohol and the responsible conduct of gambling.

All details correct at time of going to press. Please contact your local Wests club for updates or visit westsnewcastle.com.au. Trading hours are subject to change. Please call club reception for holiday trading hours. Member entry only after 1am. 22 westsnewcastle.com.au


CLUB DIRECTORY WESTS NEW LAMBTON

open 7 days

Sunday – Thursday (and public holidays) 9am – 4am Friday and Saturday 9am – 6am Address 88 Hobart Road, New Lambton NSW 2305 Phone 02 4935 1200 Web westsnewcastle.com.au Email info@westsnewcastle.com.au RESTAURANTS

02 4935 1200

Lure (Level 1) Dinner Tuesday-Saturday

open 5 nights 5.30pm – 9.30pm

Chophouse Grill (Level 1) Dinner Reservations recommended

open 7 nights 5pm – 10pm

Emerald Gardens (Level 1) Dinner Reservations recommended

open 7 nights 5.30pm – late

Cantina Mexican Restaurant (Ground Floor) Dinner

open 7 nights 5pm – 9pm

Wests Bistro (Ground Floor) open 7 days (Takeaway meals available till 8.30pm) Lunch 11.30am – 2.30pm Dinner 5pm – 8.30pm

WESTS MAYFIELD

open 7 days

Sunday – Thursday 9.30am – 1am Friday and Saturday 9.30am – 3am Address 32 Industrial Drive, Mayfield NSW 2304 Phone 02 4903 6100 Email mayfield@westsnewcastle.com.au Web westsnewcastle.com.au RESTAURANTS 02 4903 6393 Pizza & Grill open 7 days Breakfast Monday - Friday 6am - 9.30am Breakfast Saturday and Sunday 7am - 10am Lunch Saturday – Sunday 11.30am – 2.30pm Dinner 5pm – 9pm Patisserie Monday – Sunday

open 7 days 9.30am – 8.30pm

Wests Bistro (Takeaway meals available) open 7 days Lunch 11.30am – 2.30pm Dinner 5pm – 8.30pm Beijing Buffet (Takeaway meals available) Lunch Saturday and Sunday Dinner Monday – Sunday Reload Café Monday – Friday Saturday and Sunday

open 7 days 11.30am – 2.30pm 5pm – 8.30pm open 7 days 7am – 6pm 8am – 1pm

Breakfast on the Terrace (Level 1) Monday – Friday 6.30am – 9.30am Saturday and Sunday (and public holidays) 7am – 10am Large group bookings recommended

BARS Players Bar Sunday – Thursday Friday and Saturday

open 7 days 9.30am – 12.30am 9.30am – 2.30am

Emporium 88 (Ground Floor) Monday – Sunday

FoodCourt Bar Sunday – Thursday Friday and Saturday

open 7 days 11.30am – 9pm 11.30am – 10pm

Patisserie (Ground Floor) Monday – Sunday

open 7 days 10am – 2.30am open 7 days 6.30am – 8.30pm

New Beijing (Ground Floor) Lunch Dinner

open 7 days 11.30am – 2.30pm 5pm – 8.30pm

The Grill (Ground Floor) Lunch Dinner

open 7 days 11.30am – 2.30pm 5pm – 8.30pm

Chocolate Café (Level 1) Sunday – Thursday Friday and Saturday BARS

open 7 days 4pm – 10pm 4pm – midnight

Hopsmith Sports Bar (TAB) (Level 1)

open 7 days

Sunday – Thursday

10am – 12am

Friday and Saturday

10am – 3am

Marble Bar (Level 1) Friday – Saturday Entertainment Fri and Sat Bar 88 (Ground Floor) Monday – Sunday FoodCourt Bar (Ground Floor) Monday – Sunday Players Bar (Ground Floor) Sunday – Thursday Friday and Saturday Light snacks available

4pm – late 9.30pm – 12.30am open 7 days 9am – late open 7 days 11.30am – 8.30pm open 7 days 10am – 3am 10am – 4.30am 10am – late

WESTS NEW LAMBTON BOWLING CLUB Address 1A Tauranga Road, New Lambton For full opening hours please contact the Help Desk on 02 4935 1200 THE EXECUTIVE INN, NEWCASTLE open 7 days Address 10 Rugby Road, New Lambton NSW 2305 Phone 02 4935 1100 Email exec@executiveinn.com.au Web executiveinn.com.au THE GATEWAY INN, NEWCASTLE open 7 days Address 26 William Street, Mayfield NSW 2304 Phone 02 4903 6300 Email stay@gatewayinn.net.au Web gatewayinn.net.au

WESTS NELSON BAY

open 7 days

Sunday – Thursday 9am – 12.30am Friday and Saturday 9am – 2.30am Address 88 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay NSW 2315 Phone 02 4981 1344 Email nb@westsnewcastle.com.au Web westsnewcastle.com.au RESTAURANTS Bay Brasserie (Level 1) Lunch Sunday Sunday – Thursday Friday and Saturday Bay Diner (Ground Floor) Lunch Monday – Saturday Dinner Tuesday – Thursday Friday and Saturday

02 4981 1344 open 7 nights 12noon – 2pm 5.30pm – 8.30pm 5.30pm – 9pm 12noon – 2pm 5pm – 9pm 5pm – 10pm

Bay Café (Ground Floor)

open 7 days 9am – late

BARS Main Bar

open 7 days 9am – late

Brasserie Bar

WESTS CITY open 7 days Sunday – Thursday 10am – 1am Friday and Saturday 10am – 3am No entry after 1.30am due to Newcastle CBD lockout laws Address 309 King St, Newcastle West NSW 2302 Phone 02 4926 6200 Email city@westsnewcastle.com.au Web westsnewcastle.com.au RESTAURANTS 32o South Lunch Dinner

open 7 days 11.30am – 2pm 5.30pm – 8.30pm

Patisserie Monday – Sunday

open 7 days 10am – 9pm

BARS Kingstown Bar Monday – Sunday

open 7 days 10am – late

1801 Bar Monday – Sunday

open 7 days 10am – late

THE ANCHORAGE open 7 days Address Corlette Point Road, Corlette NSW 2315 Phone 02 4984 2555 Email info@anchorageportstephens.com.au Web anchorageportstephens.com.au RESTAURANTS The Galley Kitchen Breakfast 7am-10:30am

open 7 days

Lunch 12pm-3pm Dinner 6pm–10pm The Wild Herring Dinner 6pm to late

open Friday-Sunday

BARS Hemingway’s Bar open 7 days 3.30pm to late Spa Lucca open 7 Days Address Corlette Point Road, Corlette NSW 2315 Phone 02 4984 0330 Email info@spalucca.com.au Web spalucca.com.au BALANCE NEW LAMBTON open 7 days 24/7 ACCESS for 24/7 members Monday – Friday 6am – 10pm Saturday 7am – 10pm Sunday 9am – 10pm Address Tauranga Road, New Lambton NSW 2305 Phone 02 4903 6200 Email gym@balancecollective.com.au Web balancecollective.com.au BALANCE MAYFIELD open 7 days Monday – Friday 5.30am – 10pm Saturday and Sunday 7am – 6pm Address 32 Industrial Drive, Mayfield NSW 2304 Phone 02 4903 6200 Email info@balancecollective.com.au NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS

open 7 nights from 5.30pm – late

WESTS CARDIFF

open 7 days

Sunday – Thursday 9.30am – 1am Friday and Saturday 9.30am – 3am Address 18 Munibung Road, Cardiff NSW 2285 Phone 02 4979 1900 Email cardiff@westsnewcastle.com.au Web westsnewcastle.com.au RESTAURANTS T-Bones Tex-Mex Dinner The Kitchen Lunch Dinner Espresso Gelato Sunday – Thursday Friday and Saturday BARS Jordan Bar Sunday – Thursday Friday and Saturday Light snacks available

02 4979 1900 open Tues – Sat 5.30pm – 9.30pm open 7 days 11.30am – 2.30pm 5pm – 8.30pm open 7 days 10am – 8.30pm 10am – 9pm open 7 days 10am – 1am 10am – 3am 3pm – close

General enquiries Membership

02 4028 9100 1300 465 644

BALANCE NELSON BAY open 7 days Monday – Friday 6am – 9pm Saturday and Sunday 8am – 6pm Address 88 Shoal Bay Road, Nelson Bay NSW 2315 Phone 02 4903 6200 Email nb@balancecollective.com.au BALANCE CARDIFF open 7 days 24/7 ACCESS for 24/7 members Monday – Friday 6am – 11am Monday – Wednesday 3pm – 5pm Thursday 3pm – 6pm Saturday and Sunday 7am – 10pm Address 18 Munibung Road, Cardiff NSW 2285 Phone 02 4903 6200 Email cardiffgym@balancecollective.com.au BALANCE CITY open 7 days Monday – Friday 5am – 9pm Saturday and Sunday 7am – 6pm Address 593-597 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW 2300 Phone 02 4903 6200 Email city@balancecollective.com.au CAFÉ Nourish Café Monday – Friday

6am – 3pm


MINUTES WITH

KATIE BRASSIL

road. And most of those roads

You obviously think about your

were dirt, so I had to know how

learnings and you think about

to drive a four-wheel drive, how

the information you have, but I

to change a tyre and how to drive

NEWLY-APPOINTED BOARD MEMBER OF THE WESTS GROUP

think following your gut, from a

in the mud.

business perspective, is a very

Wests is an iconic regional

important skill.

brand. It’s regarded regionally as

I’m an avid mountain bike rider

I finished school in 1984 and

an organisation that is extremely

consultant, when one of my

astute and conservative, but

and I started riding mountain

I worked in a whole range of

clients, which was Centennial

also extremely successful. It’s

areas. I worked in retail and in

Coal, made me an offer that I

in an industry sector that I don’t

early childhood - I actually ran a

couldn’t refuse!

have any prior experience, so it’s

mobile pre-school at one stage

The mobile preschool was a

like when I went into the mining

- and I also taught long-term

four-wheel drive, dual cab with a

industry, it was a very steep

unemployed and disadvantaged

canopy on the back. And I used

learning curve but you have

groups, particularly mature

to average 750 kilometres a

a whole range of transferable

aged women. I then took those

week visiting isolated schools,

skills.

skillsets into the political area

rural properties and Aboriginal

The best bit of advice I have

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter

and have been an advisor and

missions. I had everything in

been given was by the late Ken

Service. It keeps me fit and it’s

worked for a Federal MP and

the back of that vehicle - dolly’s

Moss, who was Chair of the

also just really different and it’s

also a State Minister. I had an

dress ups, Play-Doh, arts and

Centennial board, who said,

very grounding. I’m built for long

interesting couple of years as

crafts, story corner. I loved it. It

“Follow your gut”. Gut instinct,

distance, not for speed.

CEO of the Hunter Economic

was just an absolutely fantastic

particularly, is really often right

So I’m never going to be the first

Development Corporation, and

job but very tiring because four

and I’ve often followed my gut

across the finish line, but I’ll

then tried a little stint as a

days out of five I was on the

on a whole range of things.

always finish.

24 westsnewcastle.com.au

bikes about ten years ago to raise money for charity. I participate in a whole range of events all over the country. My kids think I’m mad. But I still come back to that annual event, which is the West Cycle Classic, which raises funds for


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Wests Members Magazine  

VOLUME 15 (May - September 2018)

Wests Members Magazine  

VOLUME 15 (May - September 2018)