The MCC Military Veterans Group is formed as a group of the Melbourne Cricket Club and is subject to its rules and regulations.An applicant to Full Membership must be a member of the Melbourne Cricket Club and be eligible to be a Service Member of an approved ex-service organisation.
An applicant for Associate membership must be a member of the Melbourne Cricket Club and provide evidence that the applicant has a family member or friend who was, or is, a member of the Defence Services.
Each applicant must complete an application form. The committee shall receive all applications, and may reject any application not conforming to these requirements.
The group holds three lunches a year generally during March, June and October (also the date of the Annual General Meeting). Luncheons generally take place in the Members Dining Room.
The Military Veterans’ Group has been honoured by the acceptance of invitations to address our group luncheons by many leading Australians including sportsmen and women, politicians, historians, Military Leaders and other leaders in many fields of endeavour.
On Anzac Day, MCC makes available the Hans Ebeling Room for refreshments before and during the AFL match between Collingwood and Essendon.
Military Veterans Group TieThe Military Veterans Group 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.
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ContactsSecretariat: RSL, 4 Collins Street, Melbourne,
Phone: (03) 9655 5521
Office bearersChairman: David Blackwell RFD (0438 558 884)
Vice Chairman: Simon Cole (0428 217 090)
Secretary/treasurer: Matthew Thorpe (0408 530 348)