Local - 13 June 2013

TWICE THE FUN AT TWIN TOWNS

Twin Towns Services Club Wharf St, Tweed Heads NSW 2485 (07) 5536 2277 or www.twintowns.com.au/services-club.html   At the junction of Queensland and New South Wales stands the huge, multi-functional and recently made-over Twin Towns Services Club. Over the last twelve months Stages 1 and 2 of Twin Towns’ redevelopment have given the club new recreational

Local - 10 April 2013

SIC ’EM REX

Relax, you’re among friends. Story: Christopher Holder Jimbo & Rex: Crown Melbourne, Southbank VIC www.crownmelbourne.com.au/jimbo-and-rex   Before I even set foot in Jimbo & Rex, I liked it. What not to like? I mean, I had no idea who Jimbo or Rex were but I felt sure they were friendly; in all probability human; and

Lounge - 14 February 2013

TWIN TOWNS: MAKE MINE A DOUBLE

Twin Towns Services Club: Wharf St  Tweed Heads NSW (07) 5536 2277 or www.twintowns.com.au Since its inception in 1950, Twin Towns Services Club has developed into a multi million-dollar business and the largest Services Club in Australia. The Management/Board of the club have begun a huge three-year/three-stage transformation. JVG Sound Lighting and Visual worked alongside Control

Local - 13 February 2013

TITANIC CHANGE FOR BONDI ICEBERGS

Bondi Icebergs Club: 1 Notts Ave, Bondi NSW (02) 9130 3120 or www.icebergs.com.au The iconic Bondi Icebergs Club looks like it’ll remain buoyant moving towards its 100th year with the new refurbishment. Designed and project managed by Sydney-based 2RKS Architecture + Design. Richard Salman, Director of 2RKS Architects says, “Part of the design brief was

Club & RSL - 3 December 2012

BONDI ICEBERGS MAKES A SPLASH

Bondi Icebergs 1 Notts Ave, Bondi NSW 2026 (02) 9130 3120 or icebergs.com.au   As an early 100th birthday present, Icebergs has been given a refurbishment from Sydney-based 2RKS Architecture + Design. “Part of the design brief was to create an atmosphere of warmth, invitation and comfort, and competing with the best of any Eastern Suburbs venues

Club & RSL - 25 August 2012

FIRE IN THE HOUSE

Firehouse Parramatta Leagues Club, 13-15 O’Connell St, Parramatta NSW 2150 (02) 8833 0777 or http://www.parraleagues.com.au/   Paul Kelly Design’s concept for the Firehouse was based on the atmosphere and taste of Southern Italy, with the focus on the casual nature of sharing food and beverage. It was also based on a small-scale Italian kitchen, focusing on

Club & RSL - 30 June 2012

LIFE’S A BEACH

Merewether Surfhouse: Henderson Parade, Merewether Beach, Merewether NSW (02) 4918 0000 or www.surfhouse.com.au Merewether Surfhouse brings three levels of distinctly beachside experiences to locals and tourists alike. Merewether Surfhouse opened in November 2011 to a fair degree of immediate success, despite a summer plagued with rain and unseasonably cold weather. Starting on the ground floor,

Club & RSL - 30 June 2012

OUT OF ITS SHELL

The Shellharbour Club: Cnr Wattle & Shellharbour Rds Shellharbour NSW (02) 4296 7155 or www.shellys.com.au Shellys has the attention of its big city brethren. And for good reason. For over 50 years the Shellharbour Workers Club had served the local Illawarra region 100-odd kilometres south of Sydney. With its poker machines, meat tray raffles, bingo

Club & RSL - 30 June 2012

A PERFECT MATCH

Nambour RSL: Matthew Street,  Nambour QLD (07) 5441 2366 or www.nambourrsl.com.au A new renovation severs all ties with the ’80s, helping Nambour RSL to be the envy of the Sunshine Coast. It was a big year, 1980. Along with big hair, big bands and some blockbuster classic movie releases such as The Blues Brothers and The

Club & RSL - 30 June 2012

HAVING A BALL

Collegians Rugby League Football Club: 3A Charlotte Street  Wollongong NSW (02) 4229 7711 or www.collegians.com.au  A lush garden oasis in Wollongong. The Collegians Rugby League Football Club has always been one of the most popular clubs south of Sydney. But until recently was showing, what L’Oreal might call, the ‘visible signs of ageing’. As of