At the Movies – Sunday 18 April 2021

Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman star in this Academy Award-nominated father-daughter drama centred on an elderly man who refuses assistance – a decision that has him questioning his current circumstances, his loved ones, and even his own mind.

WHERE:        Palace Norton Street Cinema, Leichhardt.

 WHEN:          Sunday 18th April – 2.40pm

 Hope this one’s not too close to the bone!

Meet in the foyer for coffee or snack before the show. Booking online is recommended.  Hope to see you there.

 Judith Hall – Convenor

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ANSTO Outing – Friday, 23 April


OPAL-Images-(8)Ever wondered where medical facilities source the radioactive materials used in modern diagnostic equipment? Join your Probus friends on a tour of the ANSTO (Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation) and find out!

The 2-hour tour provides an in depth look into the world of nuclear science and the work ANSTO does in the areas of health, the environment and delivering solutions for industry. There is a cafe on site for members who wish to stay on for lunch once the tour concludes. It will be self-drive or carpool with other members. Plenty of free onsite parking available. Please indicate if you will need to get a lift or if you are willing to take extra people in your car.

Convenor: Sue Colubriale –

Date and Time: Friday, 23rd April at 9.30 am meet outside Discovery Centre for start at 10.00am

Tour length: 2 Hours.

Location: ANSTO Discovery Centre – New Illawarra Road Lucas Heights  about 32km from Breakfast Point. (free onsite parking)

Cost: Tour cost is $12. Lunch will be at your own expense. There is a Cafe on site.

Payment Information: Payable to Treasurer. Please add surname-ANSTO to identify payment

Closing date for bookings: Wednesday, 14th April 2021.

Additional notes: To help maintain the safety and security of the ANSTO site it is important that all visitors follow ANSTO’s procedures and are familiar with the conditions of entry.
All members attending will need to PROVIDE identification on arrival to the centre and supply me with this information when registering for the tour. I need to send this information to them a week before the tour. If this ID is not brought with you on the day you will not be able to participate in the tour.
Acceptable ID is Aust Driver’s Licence, Aust Passport or Proof of Age Card

Download the document to send to Sue HERE.

Minimum of 12 participants with a maximum of 30.

The full set of ANSTO Rules can be found HERE. Please take the time to make yourself familiar with them as this is a high security government nuclear facility and all visitors are expected to be aware of the conditions of entry.

ANSTO Visitor Rules – Please read:

To help maintain the safety and security of the ANSTO site, it is important that all our visitors follow ANSTO’s procedures and are familiar with the conditions of entry to the site. 

When visiting ANSTO, you will need to:   

  • Have the visit pre-arranged
  • Present to ANSTO Reception or the Discovery Centre 
  • Provide identification such as
    – an Australian or foreign passport
    – an Australian driver’s licence
    – a Proof of Age card
    – an Australian government issued photo ID card
    – two alternate forms of non-photographic identification such as marriage certificate, birth certificate, bank document or credit card
  • Be signed in and escorted by an ANSTO ID Pass holder
  • Display a visitor ID Pass

You will also need to be aware that:

  • Visitors must declare all electronic devices they are carrying that have embedded camera capability upon arrival. A decision will be made as to whether this device may be brought onsite
  • Visitors cannot take photographs or recordings on site without written approval
  • Laptops and memory sticks may be taken on site but must also be declared upon arrival
  • Lockers are available for visitor use
Additional visitor guidelines have been developed for journalists, media and visitors to sensitive areas. Onsite requirements will be communicated upon arrival

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Interest Groups are recommencing

It is great that life is returning to normal.

More Interest Groups are recommencing due to the easing of COVID restrictions achieved by high vaccination rates.

If you are interested in joining an Interest Group, select the group from our Probus Group Page.

Email the convener to find out the latest happenings in that group and what you need to do to connect safely with your fellow Probus people.

Freedom Dinner – previously known as Xmas in July!

We have all heard of a Movable Feast. Well now is your chance to be part of one! Our well laid plans for Xmas in July celebrations have been scuttled by COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions. Ever optimistic, your Probus friends have set a date in October for the dinner and it is now known as The Freedom Dinner. Please see details below:

New Date: Wednesday 27th October, 2021.

Time: 6:00pm for pre-dinner drinks.

Venue: Breakfast Point Country Club – Village Drive Breakfast Point

Cost: $60 per person. Payment details HERE. Please include the Outing code “Dinner” when paying.
NOTE: If the new date is problematic and you require a refund, please notify the Convener and contact the Treasurer with your Full name, Bank name, BSB details and Account number.

Numbers: There are vacancies available.

Closing date for bookings: The Club needs to know final numbers and any dietary requirements by Thursday 21 October.

Contact the Convenor: Karin Canty

Entrée (alternate drop)
Grilled garlic and chive prawn stir-fry
Baked goats’ cheese and sun-dried tomato field mushrooms with truffle cream reduction

Main (alternate drop)
3 bone rosemary and garlic lamb cutlets
Served with potato, baby peas, mash, red wine jus’ and roasted baby beets
Grilled baby capper and kaffir lime swordfish
Served with chilli and coriander potato and dutch carrots.

Vegetarian only
Mixed mushrooms risotto
Wilted baby spinach and buttered shallots

Baked ricotta tart
Berry compote and pistachio ice cream