Welcome to the Southern Cross Club
The Southern Cross Club is a social club for Aussies and Kiwis living in Denmark.
Our goal is provide our members with a network, organise get-togethers and events where we, as a club,
can have some fun and keep in touch with what's going on downunder.
If you're a Kiwi or an Aussie living here in, or on your way to, Denmark,
you're welcome to keep an eye on what's going on here on our website - but we'd rather you joined :-)
The membership fee (both single and family) is pretty reasonable really,
and we'll not only keep you up to date on our social events, but you'll also be entitled to discounts.
Basically it comes down to your level of participation - like all things - and how much
you are willing to enjoy the club and the activities we organise.
Make sure you sign up NOW so you're not left out.
By signing up you'll be able to meet people from home,
share your wisdom throughout our community as well as receive our regular
club emails with the latest in club news and events.
We ask that our members pay a subscription. Singles 100 kr, Family or Couples 180 kr and members from Funen,
Jutland and Sweden 75 kr.
This covers our basic costs for the administration of the Club including newsletters,
internet and supplements to some of our events. We also ask that our members get involved in our activities and
maybe inspire and motivate us to other activities.
All monies to The Club should be paid to the Clubs account
registration number 1551 account number 3046613.
The Australian Embassy has as usual invited us to an Anzac Day service. This year it will be held at dawn, followed by breakfast. It is necessary to register in advance (by April 20). The link to the details is http://denmark.embassy.gov.au/cpgn/anzac.html
Later many Kiwis and Aussies go on to the Southern Cross Pub where Anzac Biscuits are served.
New Zealand Oil and Gas
The New Zealand government has decided to prohibit all new sales of drilling licences for oil and gas off the New Zealand coast. Drilling will continue under the present 22 licences so oil will still be pumped up for about the next 30 years.
Source: "Information", 14 April 2018.
AGM Agenda 18 April 2018
Southern Cross Club AGM 2018 18/04/18
Venue Southern Cross Pub
1. Minutes of previous meeting (SGM 24/01/18 and AGM 24/09/17)
1.1. Business arising
3. President’s Report
4. Treasurer’s Report
5. Proposed changes to constitution
5.1. Clause 5 g. As decided at the last Committee Meeting, the Committee proposes to change Clause 5 g. as follows:
Nominations for officers and committee members shall be in the hands of the Secretary no later than 21 days before the AGM.
Add to the existing
Later nominations may be received if approved by a majority of the Committee.
Opportunities may be missed by insisting on nominating more than 3 weeks in advance, however we must guard against the possibility of an “ambush” at a GM ie. an orchestrated takeover that was not anticipated by the established members of the Club.
5.2. Clause 6 shall be changed by the addition of a clarification, as follows:
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) shall take place each calendar year by the end of May.
Add to the existing
Notice of Meeting must be communicated to members at least 5 weeks before the meeting date in order to comply with Clause 5 g. and Clause 11.
5.3. Clause 5 h. shall be changed by the addition of a clarification, as follows:
All positions in the committee are up for nomination and election at each AGM and may also be challenged at a Special General Meeting (SGM).
Add to existing
Incumbents will be automatically nominated unless notice of resignation has been received.
6. Election of New Committee
7. Events Upcoming
8. Any Other Business
AGM AND SOCIAL GET-TOGETHER Wednesday 18 April, 2018
The AGM plus a general social get-together will be held on April 18, 2018.
We will meet from 1730, with the AGM starting at 1800 and finishing pretty
soon after. Then we will carry on wherever the wind takes us. Note that this
is at the Southern Cross Pub (our namesake - brothers in arms, or beer maybe).
Note that it is a non-smoking venue, we will have the upstairs section to
ourselves, happy hour bar prices, and the Club will provide a few snacks. We
can decide on dinner together - could possibly be to bring in some pizzas
(which the Pub will allow us to do).
AGENDA to come soon.
Note: We realise that this notice is coming to some of you rather late. We
have had the AGM posted on Facebook for some time, but because our website
was not functioning, we couldn't access our mailing list to send this notice
out. DanDomain have at last connected us with our database again after many
frustrating attempts to get them to sort out the problem.
We hope you will accept the late notice due to the circumstances, but if
anyone objects please let us know immediately. In that case we will find a
new date for the AGM, but still meet at the Southern Cross Pub for a social
We hope to see you there.
Upcoming Events 2018
Here's a list of events we're planning for 2018. Comments are welcome. And members are welcome to arrange your own events and post them on our website.
SGM 24 JANUARY
An important Special General Meeting will be held on January 24. Details have been mailed and posted.
We hope to have the odd brunch along the way. The first one will probably be in March. Keep your eyes out for postings.
The Australian Embassy normally invites both Kiwis and Aussies to an Anzac Day service.
The Southern Cross Club is hoping to organise a trip to visit Australian and New Zealand war graves in Denmark sometime close to Anzac Day.
CAMPING WEEKEND IN SWEDEN MAY 10 TO 12
On Ascension Weekend, May 10 to 12, we are organising a camping long weekend in Järnavik which is on the coast of Blekinge in Sweden (about 2½ hours drive from Copenhagen, or 3 3/4 hours by public transport). More details will follow.
TRAMPING IN SWEDEN THURSDAY 28 JUNE
I've (Simon) talked to quite a few members who're missing their tramping. So here's your chance:
Simon is organising a day tramp in eastern Skåne on Thursday 28 June. Bush, heath, hills, history, Skåne's highest waterfall etc etc. Details in Danish are found on vandrefuglene.dk. If you can't read Danish, contact me for details. This is a tramp arranged for another club, but you may join us.
SOUTHERN CROSS CLUB CAMPING WEEKEND 31 AUGUST TO 2 SEPTEMBER
Following the success of our last year's camping weekend we're looking for a site for this year's one.
CHRISTMAS PARTY SATURDAY 24 NOVEMBER
Keep this date clear! Party time! If we can find him even Santa will be there!
Simon, on behalf of the committee