RACV Cape Schank

Positioned within a natural saddle adjacent to Bass Strait, RACV Cape Schanck Resort rests amongst Mornington Peninsula’s rugged landscape, offering a robust architectural outcome that celebrates the rolling dunes and untamed nature of its site. Wood Marsh has drawn from both the topography and the corrosive nature of the coastline to inform the sculptural geometry … Read more

MOAMA MAKEOVER

Moama Bowling Club 6 Shaw St, Moama NSW 2731 1800 806 777 or www.moamabowlingclub.com.au South Australian design company Abeo, led by directors Amanda Primett and Amanda Goehr, are entering the second phase of their makeover of the Moama Bowling Club near the Murray River. Stage one included the interiors and exterior while stage two concentrates … Read more

Son of a Beach!

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Cronulla RSL:

38 Gerrale St, Cronulla NSW
(02) 9523 6833 or www.cronullarsl.com.au

 

John Waters, CEO of Cronulla RSL, was presiding over a club that was ticking over unspectacularly. What has always been spectacular, is the view — panoramic vistas of the Pacific Ocean. Saying that, there was an elevated bowling green between the club and those million dollar views… not anymore.

When the bowling green had reached its useby date and the desire for generational change had gathered real momentum in the boardroom, the trigger was pulled: it was time to build over the green, and completely re-imagine the club’s F&B offering.

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BOMADERRY BOWLING CLUB BY QUATTRO

Bomaderry Bowling Club 154 Meroo Road, Bomaderry NSW 2541 (02) 4421 2733 or bomaderrybowling.com.au Quattro Interiors recently finished a revamp of the Bomaderry Bowling Club interiors. The brief for the new function rooms was to create an updated look that was both fashionable and functional. The new function space had to be versatile enough to … Read more

NEW MERCURE AT PORTSEA

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Mercure Portsea Golf Club and Resort

46 London Bridge Rd, Portsea Vic 3944
(03) 5984 3521 or www.mercure.com

 

Accor has opened its first hotel in Victoria’s coastal resort town Portsea, with the opening of Mercure Portsea Golf Club and Resort on the Mornington Peninsula.

The new 4-star complex has been developed by Portsea Golf Club as part of a fully integrated multi-million dollar development incorporating a new club house, accommodation and function complex.

The Mercure offers 24 accommodation rooms and facilities for both business and leisure travellers, including an on-site restaurant (Spike) and conference facilities that can cater for corporate events, meetings and weddings for up to 300 people.

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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 … Read more

SIC ’EM REX

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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 I got the feeling they were more than happy to knock the top off a cold one. Approachable, informal, family friendly… I had a good vibe about these guys.
The reality matches the promise. Jimbo & Rex is a new addition to Crown Melbourne’s ‘West End’. It’s replaced most of the real estate formerly occupied by The Pub and combines a casual ‘front bar’ with anytime dining.

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