Events Around the Club

Thursday 1 May - Up Close and Personal Lunch with Tim Mazzarol
Thursday 8 May - Australian Notebooks: An Evening with Betty Churcher AO
Sunday 11 May - Mother's Day at the Club
Wednesday 28 May - Breakfast by the Bay - From Mining Boom to Mind Boom

Saturday 7 June - Learn DSLR in a Day
Thursday 26 June - Up Close and Personal Lunch with Margaret Seares

Up Close and Personal Lunch with Tim Mazzarol
Date: Thursday 1 May
Time: 11.45am - 2.00pm
Venue: Formal Dining Room
Price: Member $62.50/Guest $72.50

Price includes a two-course lunch and presentation by Tim Mazzoral.

Tim Mazzarol is a Winthrop Professor specialising in entrepreneurship, innovation, small business management, marketing and strategy at the UWA Business School. He was the Director of Doctoral Programs at the UWA Business School from 2008-2009 and the founder Director of the UWA Centre for Entrepreneurial Management and Innovation (CEMI) from 2003-2007. He also led the development of the entrepreneurship and innovation program within the UWA MBA during that period. Prior to joining UWA, Tim was at Curtin University of Technology in a number of roles within their Business School.

He is actively involved in consulting to a range of organisations and he is also a sought after speaker and industry trainer in the fields of strategic management, marketing and innovation.

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Australian Notebooks: An Evening with Betty Churcher AO
Date: Thursday 8 May
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Venue: Theatre Auditorium
Price: Club Members $45/Friends of the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery $45/Guests $50

Price includes presentation by Betty Churcher followed by a canapé reception.

Join us for an audience with one of Australia's most beloved cultural commentators, Betty Churcher AO as she talks about her most recent publication, Australian Notebooks.

In Australian Notebooks, Betty Churcher revisits some of the artworks she most cherishes—a seminal Picasso, early works of the Heidelberg School, a striking portrait by Lucien Freud—and invites us to look afresh at the treasures that can be found in Australian galleries.

Through her own accomplished sketches Betty draws out the particular charm and context of each piece, and her engaging insights bring the artworks to life. With gorgeous full-colour reproductions, this is a book to turn to again and again for inspiration, solace and delight.

Betty Churcher AO is one of Australia’s most loved cultural commentators. A Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, she was director of the Art Gallery of Western Australia and of the National Gallery of Australia. She has written several acclaimed books, including Notebooks and The Art of War; has been an art critic for The Australian and has written and presented successful television art programs such as ‘Take Five’ and ‘Hidden Treasures’. She is an associate and graduate of the London Royal College of the Arts and gained a Master of Arts from the Courtauld Institute of Art at the University of London.

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Mother's Day - 11 May

Whether you are looking for a casual family fun day in the Banquet Hall or an elegant set lunch in the Club Restaurant, the Club can help you spoil Mum this Mother's Day.

Family Buffet
Time: 11.30am - 3.00pm
Price: Adults $72.50, Children 12-17 $36.25, Children 5-11 $20, Children under 5 free

Price includes a buffet luncheon with beer, wine and soft drinks in addition to an afternoon of entertainment for young and old alike.

Bring the family along for a fun and casual afternoon filled with delicious food, drinks and entertainment in the Club's beautiful Banquet Hall.  This event is suitable for children of all ages.

Set Menu
Time: 12noon - 3.00pm
Price: $72.50

Price includes a glass of wine on arrival, three-course menu and live entertainment.

The set menu in the Club Restaurant is perfect for families wanting an elegant dining experience this Mother's Day.  Enjoy a stunning three-course menu whilst the music provided by our instrumentalist will provide an understated ambience to the afternoon.

This luncheon is not recommended for young children.

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Mother's Day at the Club is suppored by NRG Salon

Breakfast by the Bay - From Mining Boom to Mind Boom
Date: Wednesday 28 May
Time: 7.00am - 9.00am
Venue: Banquet Hall
Price: Members $49/Guests $59 or $550 for a table of 10

Price includes a two-course sit-down breakfast and a panel discussion.

This breakfast will address the positioning of Western Australia as a centre of excellence for the development and commercialisation of intellectual capital focused on the global natural resources sectors.

A panel of West Australian political, business and community leaders will discuss their vision for the next phase of this State’s economic diversification and development. What are the policy settings needed to drive the development of WA’s “value-add” economy? What is the role of government, the private sector and the education sector in delivering this vision? What are the impediments? What lessons can be learned from other locations that have successfully implemented such a vision?

Questions will be addressed by a discussion panel with special guests:
• Adjunct Professor Peter Coleman (Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Woodside)
• The Honourable Richard Court MLA (Former WA Premier)
• Dr John Poynton, AM CitWA (Chairman, Azure Capital)
• Mr Andrew Pascoe (Partner and Perth Practice Director of Allens) – Moderator

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Proudly supported by allens and the UWA Business School

Learn DSLR in a Day
Date: Saturday 7 June
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue: University Club
Price: $224

Price includes a full day course and lunch.

Today's digital SLR cameras offer vast photographic opportunities - if you know how to use them and you understand light.  This course teaches, in easy, clear terms how to use the settings on your camera so you can progress to the next level of creative photography.

Professional photographers Karen Castle and Karin Calvert will explain the basics - aperture, shutter speed, ISO and how to achieve correct exposure.  Discover how to use natural light and create great portraits with flash techniques.  There will be a time in both sessions for you to put into practice the skills you have acquired, with the photographers there to guide you through a location based practical/shoot.

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Up Close and Personal Lunch with Margaret Seares
Date: Thursday 26 June
Time: 11:45am - 2.00pm
Venue: Formal Dining Room
Price: Member $62.50/Guest $72.50

Price includes a two-course lunch and presentation by Margaret Seares.

Margaret Seares is a former Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at The University of Western Australia (UWA), retiring from that position at the end of 2008. She holds a PhD from UWA in Music, and also played the harpsichord professionally during her earlier academic career. She has extensive experience in arts administration, having been Head of the School of Music at UWA from 1993-1995, CEO of the Western Australian Department for the Arts from 1995-1997, and Chair of the Australia Council, the Australian Government’s arts funding and advisory board, from 1997-2001.

Since then she has been a member of a wide range of boards and is currently Chair of the Perth International Arts Festival, and a director of Synergy, of Bond University, and of the Education Investment Fund.

In 2003 she was made Officer of the Order of Australia by the Australian Government for services to the arts and education and in 2013 she was awarded the Gold Medal by the Australian Institute of Company Directors (WA).

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