The purpose of the Australian Lions Pin Traders Club is to foster and encourage the trading and collecting of Lions, Lioness and Leo trading pins between all Lions, Lioness and Leo members, and to provide advice on the design of trading pins and their procurement from licensed suppliers authorised by Lions Clubs International. An object of the Club is to further the ideals of Lions Clubs International by creating an atmosphere of fellowship and mutual understanding through the hobby of Pin Trading. The Club, formed in 1992 at the Multiple District 201 National Convention in Newcastle, is a recognised affiliate of the Lions International Pin Trading Club.
Visit the Australian Lions Pin Traders Club Website
Lions Vanners Club
The MD Lions Vanners Club is a mixed group of Lions who enjoy caravanning this great country. Every year the Australian Lions hold a Lions Convention in a capital city or large regional city. The Lions Vanners attend this Convention, but journey to it by a tour. The annual meeting of the Lions Vanners is held before or immediately after the MD Convention. To be a member of the Lions Vanners Club you must be a full member of a Lions Club.
Lions International Stamp Club – Centennial Stamp & Medallion
Lions Australia International Stamp Club and Australia Post have combined to issue a commemorative stamp collection to recognise 100 years of Lions.
The result is a limited edition stamp and medallion set that brings focus to the care and assistance Lions Clubs give globally and locally everyday. It will remind collectors everywhere of the quiet support our Lions deliver to their communities and those in need.
The collection features Lions Australia projects including Bush Fire disaster response, Childhood Cancer Research, Hearing Dogs, Youth of the Year and ALCMF Hart Walkers.
Profits being raised from the auction will be used as a fundraiser for the Australian LIONS Children’s Mobility Foundation. This year we have raised $15000 for ALCMF.
How can you be a part of the Lions Clubs International Stamp Club?
Members can participate in activities such as Stamp Exchange and Used Stamp Collection Programs for charitable and community service, New Issue Services or just the collection of Stamps and First day Covers which bear the Lions emblem.
The Australian Chapter of Lions International Stamp Club (LISC) issues a cachet at each Australian (MD201) convention, with stamps usually cancelled with an official Australia Post cancellation. The LISC was formed at the International Convention in Atlantic City in 1951 by dedicated Lions with a common bond of Lionism and Philately.
Some of the current service projects are Stamps for the Wounded Program (USA), Lions Childrens Mobility Foundation (Australia), Lions Schools Projects in South Africa, Australia, Canada and Netherlands, Eye Camp Sponsorship and Special Olympics Sponsorship( U.K.Lions) and Catholic Mission at Burkina Faso( Italy Lions).
Membership is open to any Lion in good standing ,with Associate membership for any immediate family member of a Lion, Leo or Lioness.
The Australian Chapter is always seeking new and used postage stamps, philatelic material AND unwanted collections which are sorted and sold at auction with all proceeds donated to the Australian Lions Childrens Mobility Foundation. Please clip around the used stamps, leaving no less than 1/8″ and no more than 1/4″ around the stamp and send them to your nearest co-ordinator. In the N Districts send to Ted Henebery, Lions Club of Hornsby P.O. Box 3053 Asquith 2077. In Q District to Ross Paine, the V,C and T Districts to Graham McKenzie and W Districts to Max Lurie, 164A Moulden Avenue, Yokine. 6060. If you would like further information, refer also to the LISC website www.lisc.nl
- Members receive a quarterly comprehensive newsletter, “The Philatelist” which includes many stories on Lions Stamps and Covers together with offers to members.
- Members receive an annual roster. A full listing of all members, their addresses and full details of their philatelic interests.
- A Commemorative Cachet is issued at each international convention.
- A limited issue LISC trading pin is struck each year with members having first offer to purchase.
To Join Us Email the Secretary, Ross Paine firstname.lastname@example.org or download the application form and send it to Ross Paine, 10 Balgownie Drive,Peregian Springs, Queensland 4573. Further details from Ross Paine, 10 Balgownie Drive, Peregian Springs 4573 Ph 07 5448 1592 email@example.com or Graham McKenzie, PO Box 4 Trafalgar VIC 3824 Phone 03 5633 1252 or Mobile 0400 104 058 firstname.lastname@example.org
Australian Motorhoming Lions Club
We are a young club and only chartered on the 30th June 2016 our current membership stands at 52 members and growing. Our members have two passions and that is Motorhoming as a way of travelling and to help as many Lions Clubs around the country as possible.
We do not actively seek or encourage existing Lions Club members we wish to introduce as many people as possible to Lions as we can. This is evident in the membership of 52 we have now with the following breakdown:
4 Transfer members who are also the founding members
10 Previous Lions Members returning to Lion
38 New members to lions
The main consideration for accepting an existing Lions member into our club is if that member was going to leave Lions to go travelling. We are a national club with members in all states with the exception being the Territories at present.
A lot of our members have travel to most places and have been travelling for quite some time and by joining Lions they have added another dimension to their travel experience.
If any club out there would like to register a major event they hold annually and need assistance please email us all your info and we will put it on our calander.
Lion Len Waddington