BRASA Insurance Coverage

Further to Greg McKenzie’s letter of 12/4/19 advising that BRASA’s insurer (QBE) will not renew BRASA’s Public Liability Policy (including Management Committee Defamation cover) when it is due for renewal on 30/4/19, BRASA’s Management Committee has been seeking alternative insurers, but with no success to date.

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Important news for all BRASA members

Due to BRASA’s insurers advice they will no longer provide public liability insurance after 30 April 2019, no BRASA events will be conducted after that date.

The AZCAC Day ceremony at Graceleigh Park on 25 April 2019 and ‘Movies Under the Stars’ at Lower Beechmont on 27 April 2019 may be the last events conducted under BRASA auspices, unless a last minute reprieve is granted.

So come along everyone and make sure the last two events are well attended.

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Reminder BRASA General Meeting

REMINDER – BRASA General Meeting SUNDAY 17 February 2019 from 2pm at the Lower Beechmont Fire Shed

All BRASA members are requested to attend the General Meeting on the above date.  

Remember this is an important meeting.  It is the first General Meeting for the new Committee 

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Beechmont Art Show 2019

Calling for entries for the Beechmont Art Show 2019!

To be held at the Nook & Kranny Café in Lower Beechmont from 6pm (opening evening) on Thursday 4 April to Sunday 14 April.

Admission to the opening exhibition is $15 per person which will include finger food. The Café is licensed but drinks will be available at a discounted price. Please email for further details.

Download the entry form here.

Entries close Monday 1 April. Exhibition entry fee is $6 per piece, with a maximum of 3 pieces. There is a $1 discount for early bird entries made before 30 March. See terms and conditions on entry form for more details.

Nominations for positions on BRASA Management Committee

Dear BRASA Member


The following nominations have been received:

Position                      Nominees
President                    Boris Zoubakin, Janis Rossiter, Greg McKenzie
Vice–President           Boris Zoubakin, Victoria Edmond, Nick Gistitin
Secretary                     Janis Rossiter, Danielle Robb-Whithead
Treasurer                     Irene Zoubakin, Peter Clark
Committee Member    Victoria Edmond, Dan McKenzie, Peter Clark, Danielle Robb-Whithead

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Dear BRASA Member

Please be advised that on 14 November 2018 Mr Tom Sharp stood down as President of BRASA and Ms Marie Robb stood down as a Committee member. A link to their emails of resignation are can be found below:

Letters of resignation

As advised on 9 November 2018, the adjourned Annual General Meeting has been rescheduled to Sunday 25 November 2018 from 9am to 2pm at the Hall on Graceleigh, Beechmont.  All notices relating to the AGM were forwarded to members with the same advice.

All members are asked to come along during that time to cast their vote on the resolutions that were also advised on 9 November 2018.

Members are also reminded that nominations for positions on the Management Committee close at midnight on 17 November 2018. Continue reading