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  • Probus is an association of retired and semi-retired people who join together in Clubs,  the basic purpose of which is to provide regular opportunities for them to keep their minds active, expand their interests and enjoy the fellowship of new friends.

  • The word  PROBUS is an amalgam of the words PROfessional and BUSiness..

  • The first Probus Club originated in the United Kingdom in 1965. 

  • The first in Australia was 1976.

  • The first Club in Deloraine started on 22nd March 1988. It was the Deloraine Mens Probus Club. (Obviously all members were male)

  • A second Probus Club was formed in Deloraine on 6th April 1989.  The Club was known as the Deloraine Ladies Probus Club.

  • On 15th March 1994 the annual meeting rescinded all motions regarding the Probus Constitution and adopted the revised Probus Constitution  (revised in June 1991)

  • On 19th March 2002 the Club moved to admit ladies to their membership.

  • On 18th March 2003 the Club changed its name to the Deloraine Combined Probus Club.

  • In July 2021 the Deloraine Combined Probus Club is still very active. 

  • It is now 33 years old.

  • In July 2021 the Ladies Probus iClub s still very active. It is now 32 years old.

  • Both Clubs have actively provided a large amount of social life in Deloraine.