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(A Hundred Thousand Welcomes)

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SAHC Commissioners' Dinner 2018, Australian Celtic Festival, Glen Innes, NSW
All are invited to enjoy the SAHC Clans and Families Commissioners' dinner at the Australian Celtic Festival 2018, Glen Innes, NSW:
- 6:30 for 7:00pm
- Saturday 5 May 2018
- New Tattersall's Hotel, Glen Innes, NSW.

Bookings are essential. Please download and return the completed booking sheet and make your payment as per the instructions on it:
Click here to download the Commissioners' Dinner Booking Sheet

For more information please contact Malcolm Buchanan, 0411 265 427, or email


Scottish Week 2018 - A celebration of Scots heritage and culture in Australia
Friday 29 June to Saturday 7 July 2018
Honoured Guest – Grant Guthrie Davidson of Davidston and Madam Davidson
Theme: History, Heritage and Archaeology of Scots in Australia

Friday 29 June: Welcome at the Castlereagh hotel
Saturday 30 June: Burns Supper evening Castlereagh Hotel
Sunday 1 July: Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan at Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Annandale
                           followed by the Clans and Families Forum, including a speaker on DNA
Monday 2 July: Joadja, NSW trip
Tuesday 3 July: TBC - Scotland-Australia Cairn ceremony, Mosman
Wednesday 4 July: Parliamentary Lunch in remembrance of Tartan Day
Thursday 5 July: SSSH lecture at SH Ervin Galleries (ed. 2 Watson Rd, Millers Point)
Friday 6 July: Hosted luncheon at the 18-Footer Sailing Club, Double Bay, with guest speaker
Saturday 7 July: Aberdeen Highland Games.
SAHC Membership renewal 2018
It is time to renew your membership. We value your continuing support for Scottish culture and heritage in Australia. Download one of the following forms, fill it in, email it to, and make your payment as per the instructions on the form.

For Individuals, Families and Students please use the following form:
Click here to download the Individuals, Families and Students Membership Form for 2018

For Organisations (Clans and Family Societies, Associations) please use the following form:
Click here to download the Organisations (Clans and Families, Associations) Membership Form for 2018
SAHC April 2018 newsletter has been sent
Members should have received their April 2018 newsletter now.
Please contact the Membership Secretary if you have not received your newsletter:

[24 April 2018]

Have you seen our Frequently Asked Questions?

We have posted some information for you at the FAQ tab about:
* Australia Tartan
* Scottish Australian flag
* Who can call themselves a 'Laird', 'Lord' or 'Lady'? (about souvenir plots of land schemes)
* Can I fly the Royal Arms of Scotland (the “Lion Rampant”)?
* Who wears what feathers?
* Legend of the Saltire
* Wearing a tartan sash
* Flowers of the Forest
* What are the jurisdictions of the heraldic authorities?
* The galley in Scottish heraldry
* "Edwin Clement Hosking (1896-1966) - singer, teacher, folklorist" by John Coombs (revised)

[19 May 2016]

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