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    War Veterans Group

    MCC War Veterans Group

    The MCC War Veterans Group (WVG) is formed as a group of the Melbourne Cricket Club and is subject to its rules and regulations.

    Membership 

    An applicant must be a member of the Melbourne Cricket Club and be an eligible ex-service person to be a member of an approved ex-service organisation. 

    Each applicant must complete an application form approved by the committee, setting out, inter alia, the name of the applicant, address, service details and shall include the name and signatures of the proposer and applicant.

    Click here to view the application form.

    The committee shall receive all applications, and may reject any application not conforming to these requirements.  Their action of approval or rejection shall be noted in the minutes of the relevant committee meeting.

    Annual Subscriptions

    Annual subscriptions are due each year on September 1 for membership.  Members have three months from the due date in which to pay their subscription which is currently $5.

    The group holds three lunches a year generally during February, June and October (also the date of the Annual General Meeting). Luncheons generally take place in the Long Room (Level 2, MCC Members Pavilion).

    Click here to view the latest War Veterans event.
     
    On Anzac Day the MCC makes available a special room, the Hans Ebeling Room, Level 2, Ponsford Stand for refreshments before and during the AFL match between Collingwood and Essendon.

    War Veterans Group Tie

    The WVG now have a group tie.

    The tie incorporates the traditional club colours of red, white and blue, our unique war service connection is demonstrated by the association of the RSL and MCC logos.

    Please click here to view an order form.

    Contacts
    Secretariat: R.S.L. 4 Collins Street, Melbourne,
    Phone: 9655 5521

    Office Bearers
    Chairman: John Murrihy 
    Vice Chairman: David Blackwell
    Secretary: John Cullen OAM (0408 103 837)
    Treasurer: Mrs Betty Davies  (9509 7772)