Probus Clubs exist to fill a need of retired persons in the community who have been accustomed to high levels of vocational activity and decision making in their working lives. The principal objective of every Probus Club is to create and maintain a homogeneous group that provides the fellowship and intellectual stimulation.
History of our Club
Melbourne Sunrise Probus Club is a member of the international Probus organisation and is accredited in the South Pacific region. MSPC is non-political and non-sectarian.  It is a "not for profit" organisation and has no fund raising activities. The emphasis is on the club being free from the constraints and obligations of service clubs and on allowing members to participate at minimum personal cost. MSPC has a number of activities and interest groups designed to promote active minds and bodies, with an emphasis on social interactions. Members are encouraged to enjoy the fellowship of new friends. The club membership limit is 120.

Upcoming Events

Contact Us

PO Box 23308,  Docklands 8012 

Mobile: 0421 047 457 

Membership - Ros
Mobile: 0402 217 122


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Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians
We acknowledge the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation, the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.
Meeting Venue and Date

Melbourne Sunrise Probus Club

There will be no meeting in December.
However, the Christmas Dinner will be on Wednesday 1st December 2021
The next meeting will be our February 2022 offering on
Thursday 3rd February 2022

at 10.30am

Invitations, Agenda and Details will be sent to Members.
Venue will be also advised closer to the date.


Past Speakers
Don McQueen
Nov 18, 2021
The Bush Balladeer


“The Probus Coffee Club was only able to have a “Zoom Get-Together” on Wednesday 8th of September, however, the 21 smiling attendees were all grateful to have the contact. 
Kim our President, on his daily walks, has agreed to submit landmarks for publication so that we can get to know our city better. It could be a challenge for some of us to identify where these land marks are to be found.
SEPTEMBER Movies@Home was a very positive experience for the seventeen members who viewed it. A healthy participation rate for a movie with the title ‘The Straight Story’ and a synopsis that didn’t really excite one’s interest. 
Spring witnessed the launch of a new Probus activity called ‘Artspace’. Artspace is an opportunity to go wild with some creative energy for about an hour. A facilitator sets some guidelines for an exploration into ways of seeing. All that is required are a small number of basic materials and the desire to be engaged in “right side of the brain” activity.
Oh dear! Golfers were not able to golf this week because the State missed the 80% first vaccination dose target.  However, five of our members met up at Royal Park Golf Course on Monday to check the condition of the course.  Two took their poodles on a walk and the remainder strolled down to Park Street to buy takeaway coffee from Streat Cafe next to the Juvenile Justice Centre.  We can report that the golf course is in superb condition and we will be playing our first game on Monday 4 October 2021 at 10am.
Several MSPC members were seen at the Bastille Day Luncheon sponsored by the Melbourne Ladies Committee on Wednesday, July 14th.  Held at the Kooyong Tennis Club the MSPC Table was beautifully hosted by Barbara Hanisch.  Philipa Bergman-Hill was the lucky winner of one of the raffle prizes. All good time was had by all!
On Wednesday 7 July, twenty of our members signed up for the walk around Fitzroy under the guidance of local historian and tour guide Michael Shelford. 

Interest Groups

Every Monday - Royal Park Golf Course
Old Poplar Road, Parkville
Tee off at 10.00 am  -  Cost $15.00
Players are encouraged to arrive @ 9.30 am and arrange their parking ticket.
Interested players should download the Team App from
Contact Kim

Cards- 500:
Mission to Seafarers
2.00pm - 4.30pm
2nd & 4th Thursday each month

Contact Russell

Walking Group:
Meets fourth Thursday of the month.
Email notification of route
Second and fourth Mondays.
2.00pm to 4.30pm
Boyd Centre, 207 City Road, Southbank
Cost $2.00
Contact Tricia
Book Club 1.
First Tuesday of the month
11.30 am - 12.30pm
Boyd Centre Library, 2017 City Road, Southbank
Cost $5.00
Book Club 2.
Third Wednesday of the month
2pm to 3:30pm
Library at the Dock, Activities Room.
Cost $20.00 pa.
Movies at Kino
Monday after monthly Probus meeting.
45 Collins St, Melbourne.
Cost $8.50
Lawn Bowls:
Third Monday of the month.
City of Melbourne Bowls Club
10.00am start.
Family History
First Friday of the month.
1.30pm - 3.30pm
East Melbourne Library, Upstairs Meeting Room,
122 George St, East Melbourne
Cost $5.00
Pilates - Keep Moving with Antionette
Every Tuesday  -  9.30am to 10.30am
The Library at the Dock/Terrace Room
107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands
Cost $15 per session casual
Probing the Pixel
As per email notification
Theatre Group
Coffee Club
Second Wednesday of the month
At a venue to be advised by email.
Footy Tipping
It doesn't matter who you barrack for or how much you know about Aussie Rules, it's about joining in the fun with your Melbourne Sunrise Probus ‘Footy Tipping' friends. Competition commences with the opening game of the AFL Season in late March. The competition runs for the full AFL Home and Away Season. It can be accessed by computer, mobile phone or iPad. The system is user friendly. 
The cost is $30.00 per person, per season.
For members who play Bridge, or who have played Bridge in the past, and would like to improve their game through regular play. If you are interested in joining the group and have some experience of Bridge, Pauline would very much like to hear from you.
Table Tennis
Table tennis, get into the action, a fun game with plenty of laughs. Catering for both beginners and experienced players.
Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month.
A Social Get Together
On the 31st of Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Oct only
5PM - 6.30PM
Venue will be advised prior to the event.