08 August 2018

Every Wednesday one corner of The Dickson Tradies is buzzing with laughter and activity – usually noon to 3pm – when the knitting group meets. The ladies in this informal gathering meet to chat, have lunch or a coffee and knit up a storm. All are passionate...

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09 July 2018

Innovative young guns Nick Spencer and Hamish Young are enthusiastically driving Canberra’s emerging wine sector forward by raising a glass to the future.

Continually pushing the oenology envelope, these talented winemaker wunderkinder are trailblazing...

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15 June 2018

Canberra man Lionel Moore has bequeathed his Watson home to children's charity Camp Quality, a final generous act from a true gentleman, according to those who knew him.

His home at 5 Harding...

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08 January 2018
It is with sadness that the Woden Tradesmen’s Union Club closed its doors for the last time on Sunday 7 January 2018.
The Board of Directors and Staff would like to take this final opportunity to thank you for your membership...
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24 August 2017

The Woden Tradies Union Club has been sold for $16 million to local developer Geocon.

Staff at the cash strapped southside club were told of the sale on Thursday morning.

The club is expected to close its doors in January next year.


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22 May 2017
The launch of a new industry association representing the interests of Canberra’s community clubs is set to herald in a new era of leadership, collaboration and opportunity for a sector that contributes significantly to the economic and social fabric of our...
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15 March 2017

Tolly Auva’a can often be found at The Tradies playing Housie or enjoying a hamburger with the lot, washing it down with a banana milkshake. He describes both the Woden and Dickson clubs as a second home for his family.

On Feb. 18, his daughters had...

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22 February 2017

Settled into one of The Canberra Wine House’s comfy leather couches with a local shiraz, Brysson Leeson takes me back to where it all began.

A Bachelor of Business at an agricultural college in Orange wasn’t advertised as the place to spark interest in...

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