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Annual Templer Community Reports

Read more about the great work that has been happening in the Templer community over the past year.

Click here to download a copy of the 2019 Templer Community Reports; a collection of annual reports of our focus and interest groups.

Annual General Meeting

In keeping with Clause 6.4 of the Constitution (September 2014) all Members of the Temple Society Australia are herewith invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the year ended 30th June 2019.

Templer Community Chapel at 51 Elizabeth Street, Bayswater, Victoria
Sunday, September 8, 2019
10.30am (lunch will be provided)

Members unable to attend the meeting personally are requested to arrange for their representation by proxy. 

A proxy form is available to download here and from the Office upon request.

Members are reminded that it is an unstated, but implied condition of membership to attend the AGM. The meeting quorum is 10% of Members present in person which, on current numbers, equates to about 46.


1. Receipt and adoption of the Regional Council’s report on activities.

2. Report on the financial statements prepared by and for TSAL.

3. Election of TSA Regional Head, Regional Council (RC) and Focus Group (FG) members. A nomination form is available to download here and from the Office upon request.

3.1 Update on a new TSA Regional Head, Mark Herrmann having flagged his intention to retire.

3.2 Election of 1 Member Delegate for RC for a term of three years, Bernhard Hoefer retiring by rotation.

3.3 Election of FG members (retiring by rotation) for Communication & Promotion (1 of – Marcus Weber), Heritage & Culture (1 of – Trudi Murray), Property Management (2 of – Tony Beilharz, Peter Ware), Sydney Community (2 of – Emmy Hoffmann, Ingrid Turner), Welfare (1 of – Suzy Ware) and Youth & Activities (3 of – James Kemper, Beate Kuerschner, Heinz Wagner) each for terms of three years.

Note also that both the Sydney Community (1 of) and Welfare (2 of) FGs have co-opted members, all on an annual basis.

4. Strategic direction and Governance matters

5. Community Spaces Concept Team

6. Specific areas:
6.1 Community Care Worker
6.2 Aged Care
6.3 TGD

7. Annual Reports – Focus Groups and other

8. General Discussion

John Borromeo
Secretary to Regional Council









John Borromeo, Secretary to Regional Council


The long-awaited Templer Oktoberfest is here!

We're excited to welcome you to a traditional German Oktoberfest bought to you by the Temple Society Australia and TTHA (Tabulam & Templer Homes for the Aged).

Whether it's a stein of German beer you're after, Kransky, Kassler, or just an excuse to dress up in your Lederhosen and Dirndl, this is the event for you.

Come along for a night of merriness, drinks with friends, traditional German food and to hear some great music from our live bands.

Your ticket price includes your choice of roast chicken, Kassler or Kransky served with delicious sauerkraut, potato salad and a green salad. There is also a vegetarian lentil curry available.

Tickets are strictly limited so be sure to book early.


This is an 18+ event. Student concession is available with proof of ID required for entry.

For more information, or to book over the phone, please contact the Marianne Herrmann on (03) 9557 7613 or email E:

Coming Services

Coming Services


Sunday 6 October
German-English Song Service
Bentleigh Hall
Elder: Renate Beilharz

Sunday 13 October
Presentation Service
Bayswater Chapel
Elder: Theo Richter

Sunday 20 October
German Hymnal Service
Elder: Herta Uhlherr

Sunday 27 October
Elder: Irene Bouzo

Sunday 27 October
Service & Community Afternoon
Elder: Renate Weber