Get Social

Simple activities like sharing a coffee or catching up for a chat helps keep people connected and start to have important conversations about wellbeing

Thought about joining a club? There are more out there than you’d might think! Whether it’s having a yarn with fellow veterans at your local pub or meeting up for a game of golf, staying social cran be greatly beneficial for your mental and physical wellbeing. All it can take sometimes is a conversation.

PVV encourages groups other than listed here to reach out and advertise with us here. Get in contact with Carla Deale, our Communications Lead via


 Western suburbs

(B, V & M Districts)

Friday 29 October 2021

Hoppers Club
180-200 Pannam Dr, Hoppers Crossing VIC 3029

Peter Egan

Gary Jose
P:  03 8742 1378


Meets on the first Wednesday each March, June, September and December.

Glass House Restaurant
31 Station St, Caulfield East VIC 3145.

Ross Brimmer 17585
0414 888 076
FrankstonTBADavid Helman
P: 0402 455 418

Eastern Suburbs

First Tuesday at midday in March, June, September & December

Club Kilsyth
1-15 Canterbury Rd, Bayswater North VIC 3153,

All members welcome to attend.

Peter Keighery
P:0409 025 764

Paul Schilling
P: 0409 862 949


Second Thursday of each quarter

Greensborough RSL
111 Main St, Greensborough VIC 3088

Ken Heaslip
P: 03 9439 1617

Southern Metro

Friday 19 November 2021

This event has been running for more than 30 years and is held annually

Bentleigh Club
33 Yawla St, Bentleigh VIC 3204

Contact Myrene Purcell, Neil Dupuy or Wendy Cowling

North West


To be held bi-monthly on the third Thursday of that particular month.

The Bridge Hotel, 49 Bridge Street, Bendigo. Meet in the public bar at 12 noon.

Mark Holloway
P: 0431 207 842


North Central retired police group meet on the 3rd Wednesday of March and July

Moama RSL
56 Merool Rd, Moama NSW 2731

Brian Sharp
P: 5480 9125

Richard Jaworski 18158
P: 5480 3456

Fran Martin 16875

South West


Meets at George Hotel 1st Wednesday of May and November

George Hotel
27 Lydiard St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Coffee drop in every Tuesday @ 10am

Ballarat Basketball Miner Dome
Grevillea Road, Wendouree

Gary Pilmore
P: 0408 032 243

Barry Traynor
P: 0419 341849




Lunches are to be held quarterly – on the 1st Friday of March, June, September and December

Phil Edge      

P: 0429 312910



Feather Dusters Luncheons

Held from noon on the 1st Friday of each month

Sir Charles Hotham Hotel Brougham Street, Geelong

Greg Moore
P: 5229 8842   


Cops & Robbers Bowls Club

Meets at 1:00pm each Wednesday from August to April at various Geelong & Bellarine Peninsula Bowls Clubs

Barry Ryan
P: 0424 064 846


Every second Monday
Barwon District Social Golf ClubPlay various local courses. Tee off time is usually 9am. Call ahead for location and times

Frank Harrison
P: 03 5256 1826


The ‘Faded Blues’ meet for a meal on the last Wednesday of every odd month @ 6pm

City Memorial Bowls Club Cramer Street, Warrnambool

Peter (Moose) or Rhonda Manoel
P: 0417 314 006


6 December 2021

White Hart Hotel
55 Firebrace Street, Horsham VIC 3400

Peter Hughes 16262
P: 5389 1738 or 0418 504 695

North East


North East Retired Members Lunch
16 September 2021

Hibernian Hotel
40 Camp St, Beechworth VIC 3747

Sergeant Mal Clarke 31854
P: 5728 1032



The next luncheon is set for Wednesday 24 November 2021

Mansfield Golf Club
24 Kidston Parade, Mansfield VIC 3722

Neighbouring outlanders welcome
“Forever Blue, Staying connected” 

Mansfield Police      Veterans Christmas lunch Wednesday 30th
November 1200 hours. Mansfield Golf Club Drinks and meals at bar prices.
Partners welcome. All Police Veterans welcome.



Kevin Jacobs
P:0427 321185     






Mick Cummins 

P: 0417 882 010 


Wednesday 20 April 2022 @ midday

Railway Hotel

60 MacKay St, Wangaratta VIC 3677

If you are going to attend for the meal, please reply by return email or ring by Monday the 18 April 2022, for catering purposes. The meal will cost approximately $25.00

Graham Colson
P:0418 573 683

Laurie O’Connor
P: 0438 531 172


Last Sunday in November

Burkes Hotel
96 Belmore St, Yarrawonga VIC 3730

Ron Stone
P: 5743 2667

South East

Bass Coast & South Gippsland

Monday’s 23rd August and 22nd November 2021 from midday

 Wonthaggi Club
16 McBride Ave, Wonthaggi

Bruce Corrigan
P: 0407 040 617

Denis Stanes
P: 0419 887 396

Southern Peninsula

First Friday of every month at 10am

Coffee catch up for about the last 4 years on a monthly basis for members on the Southern Peninsula.

It is aimed at Veterans and those that are currently away from the office on sick leave.   We usually get a number of current serving members attend also.

Blue Mini Café,
2 Colchester Road,

Greg Kraus