Monthly luncheons are held the third Wednesday of each month.

They are happy occasions with a variety of guest speakers, opportunities to socialize and meet the
Society’s members and are open to guests.
They include a light, two course lunch with coffee/tea – wine is available for purchase.
At least three times a year we have formal luncheons to commemorate Australia’s history –
January – Australian Day
June – The Commemoration of Pioneer Women
October – Governor Arthur Phillip’s Birthday

* Informal Lunches 11.30 for 12 noon $30.00 WPS Members $35.00 Guests
(Bookings and payment required 3 days before each function)

For all luncheon bookings please email

Please advise any food allergies or special dietary requirements



Wednesday 19 February 2020

Speaker: Margaret Cameron-Ash author of 'Lying for the Admiralty'

Margaret is a lawyer and former Fellow of the University of NSW. Her recent book researches Captain Cook's journals and charts and discovers Cook's discovery of Sydney Harbour and Bass Strait.


Wednesday 18 March 2020

St. Patrick's Day

Speaker: Cheryl Mongans author of  'Irish Girls'

Cheryl is a Project Officer with the History and Research Unit, Department of Veteran's Affairs and the Vice-President of the Yass District Historical Society.

Please come dressed in orange and green. Prize for best dressed.


Wednesday 15 April 2020

Speaker: Pauline Curby
Author of  'Work as a Professional Historian'

Pauline has a BA from the University of New England.