First Fleet House

Office Address:

First Fleet House,

105 Cathedral St.


Sydney, NSW, 2011


Phone: 02 9360 3788



OFFICE HOURS Monday, Wednesday & Friday 

10.00am to 3.00pm

*Note; If visiting FF House to do Research, please

Telephone beforehand and make an appointment.






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** FFF Members are able to visit First Fleet House by appointment in 2023 on Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Please note this is now a change of day from Thursday to Friday

Entrance to First Fleet House will be in accordance with NSW Government Covid-19 restrictions.*



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Thank you for your understanding during the challenging times we have experienced in 2020-2022.







2023 Fellowship of First Fleeters Inc Annual General Meeting



Patron: Her Excellency, The Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC Governor of New South Wales

Vice Patron: Commodore Paul Kable AM RAN Rtd



The next Annual General Meeting will be held at Wests Illawarra Club, Hargreaves Street, Unanderra 2526 on Saturday, 28 October 2023 commencing at 11.00am.



1. Welcome, Apologies and Acknowledgement

2. Receive and confirm the draft minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 26 October 2022

3. Receive the Presidentís report

4. Receive and consider the Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Accounts of the company for the year ended 30 June 2023

5. Approve the appointment of Commodore Paul Kable as Vice Patron

6. Approval of Life Membership(s)

7. Election of Officers

Appointment of Returning Officer and vacation of Chair to Returning Officer

 Declaration of vacancy of current positions

Election of President, not more than two Vice Presidents, Treasurer and not more than 10 Committee Members (who have been nominated at least 42 days prior)

Declaration by the Returning Officer as to the incoming officers and the vacation of the Chair to the incoming President

8. General business


Roderick Best, Company Secretary 6 July 2023




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