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The word PROBUS is an amalgamation of the words; PROfessional and BUSiness.

PROBUS is an association of active retirees who join together for the basic purpose of providing regular opportunities to keep their minds active, expanding their interests  and enjoying the fellowship of new friends.

PROBUS has filled a need for today’s active retirees so much, that the growth has been phenomenal. It is now worldwide movement in over 22 countries.

PROBUS SOUTH PACIFIC INC. encourages and advises on the formation of Clubs and publishes official PROBUS publications. The ACTIVE RETIREE is published bi-monthly in Australia.

The inaugural meeting of the TILLIGERRY PENINSULA PROBUS CLUB INC., Sponsored by the ROTARY CLUB of RAYMOND TERRACE, was held on Wednesday 26th June 1985 at Lemon Tree Passage Bowling Club.

THE TILLIGERRY PENINSULA COMBINED PROBUS CLUB INC. meets on the 2nd MONDAY OF EACH MONTH (although some meeting can be transferred to other dates) at: 10.15am at Club Lemon Tree – Gould Drive Lemon Tree Passage.

The Club is managed by an elected Committee which meets on the 1st Monday of each month at 10.00am at Club Lemon Tree.

Membership is basically open to active retirees who reside on the Tilligerry Peninsula or in the Medowie Area but Membership from other areas can be approved by the Management Committee.

The Joining Fee for the Club is $20.00 with an annual Membership Fee of $33.00. The Annual Fee is calculated on a pro-rata basis for Members who join during the Probus year which runs from April of one year to March of the following year.

The TILLIGERRY PENINSULA COMBINED PROBUS CLUB INC. produces a Monthly Newsletter – THE TILLIPROBE – which is provided to all Members with a copy of the Monthly General Meeting Minutes as soon as possible after the meeting.

TILLIGERRY PENINSULA COMBINED PROBUS CLUB INC. has activities which fall into two categories – Meeting and Outings.

A formal Meeting which comprises of a Club Business Session and a Morning Tea break followed by a guest Speaker.

Guest Speakers are arranged by the Program Officer and include External Speakers who talk on their area of expertise and Club Members who talk about their life or activities they have undertaken.

In the Months of February, April, June September & November a Barbeque/Salad Lunch is held in the local area following the meeting. Members and guests need to bring their own plates, cutlery drinking utensils tea and coffee provided. All other refreshments to be purchased at the bar.

 In August a Soup and Damper Day is held. Soups are provided by Members. There is NO CHARGE for Members. Non-Members are charged an amount of $5.00. Members and Guests should bring their own utensils and drinks.

The Club organises outings (between meetings) to places or organisations of interest to Members; and Theatre, Social, or Sporting activities.

Current activities undertaken by the Club are:

LUNCH AND DINNER FUNCTIONS which include a change over Lunch/Dinner in March; a Christmas in July Lunch; a Melbourne Cup lunch in November; & a Christmas Dinner in December.

SPORTING ACTIVITIES are held throughout the year. These include 10 Pin Bowling; Carpet Bowls and Mini Golf.

THEATRE OUTINGS are held 6/7 times a year. These are afternoon performances at venues in Newcastle.

A WALKING GROUP (THE PROBUS PLODDERS) usually operates on the third Monday of the Months of ; March; April; May; June; July; August ; September and October. They walk in the local community but sometimes extend their walks to nearby areas. This activity can include Morning Tea/Lunch at times.

OUTINGS  are arranged by the Outings and Activities Officer. On occasions Coach Trips (over 4/5 days) are organised.

All details relating to any activities undertaken by the Tilligerry Peninsula Combined Probus Club Inc. are outlined at general monthly meetings.

Payment for attendance at functions or outings is required in advance and once final numbers are taken, any money paid will only be refunded at the discretion of the president.

Information relating to the Tilligerry Peninsula combined Probus Club Inc. can be obtained from Membership Officer

All correspondence to the Tilligerry Peninsula Combined Probus Club Inc. should be directed to:



PO. BOX 37