||Obituary - Heinz Fritschi|
Heinz Fritschi - 1929 - 2009
After a long illness and a short stay in hospital Heinz Fritschi has suddenly passed away during the week before Easter.
The Fritschi brothers, Heinz and his older brother Rene grew-up in Zürich, Kreis 4 which they >>>
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||From the outgoing President|
Dear Members and Friends of SSQ
The Camping weekend: I would like to thank Hans and Heidi Tribolet for having us at their place. We were a lot of people and it was great fun.
Dinner Dance: We weren’t that many, but the people who went enjoyed >>>
||SNQ News Magazine - Archive|
This archive contains the magazines as far back as 1999. A big thank goes to Anton Holzherr for scanning the copies up to issue 4/2008. In the table below simply click on the pdf icon below the required date to open the magazine you would like >>>
||Aged Pensioners Members|
Over the last few months I have received several enquiries about the Aged Pensioners Members status and how it is applied.
After analysing the Rules and By-Laws as well as the minutes of the last few General Meetings I would like >>>
PROPOSED SWISS PARLIAMENTARY MOTION UNDERMINING THE PRINCIPLE OF DUAL NATIONALITY
(by Max Brändle, Australian member of ASR (Auslandschweizer Rat)
The vast majority of the 20,000 Swiss in Australia who are registered with the consulates are dual >>>
||In Memory - John Portman|
Sadly, on 2 November 2005, John Portman passed away peacefully. Our deepest
Sympathy goes to Margi, Carol and Patrick.
John was born on 18 November 1928 in America. He grew up in Bubikon, Kanton Zurich, Switzerland.
He came to Australia the first >>>
||Vale - Silvio Weibel|
News of somebody close to you passing away is always sad. But, other than with close family, it is a rare occasion when the news of a friend’s passing away seriously jabs you right in the heart. That was the case when I learned that another >>>
||Vale - Hans Vogt|
Our Honorary Life Member Hans Vogt passed away on Tuesday 5th February 2008 at Hibiscus House Nursing Home, Earle Haven, Nerang. He was nearly 82 years old.
Hans was Charter Treasurer of the Gold Coast Swiss Club on its foundation in 1995 and >>>
||Honorary Consul for Queensland|
After some 40 plus years in the workforce, I decided towards the end of last year that I would like to have a break from the hectic hustle and bustle of executive life, and take up a new position as a “baby boomer” respectively to >>>
||Welcome to Australia|
The new Ambassador of Switzerland to Australia, Dr Daniel Woker and his wife Myriam recently visited Queensland as part of their official tour of Australia. During their stay they were accompanied by our Queensland Honorary Consul, Daniel Gschwind, >>>
||Let me tell you about a Man,|
and see if you can guess who he is, if you can...
He is not a young man anymore, lived for 8 scores and a bit more, but in that time, in his life in Oz, he made great many friends, because:
He is a man you can rely on, plays Jass for fun and like >>>
||Obituary - Walter Billeter|
It is with great sadness that I heard of the passing of our friend Walter Billeter.
Walter died peacefully last Sunday at the Nursing Home where he has lived for only a few months. My husband and I were introduced to Walter and Thelma nearly 30 >>>
||Just a little bit longer|
Mermaid Mountain walk...
Eager to do some exercise and over-punctual as real Swiss people are,
a few of us were so early that there was no promised Swiss flag at the
starting point to our "Sonntagswanderung", yet. So it happened that >>>
||Obituary Otto Schuetz|
"It is with great sorrow that we inform you of the passing of Otto Schuetz on the 15th of May 2011. Otto was 85 years old and married to Elsy for over 57 years. Otto was the first President of Baerg-Roeseli. He will be missed by all of us and >>>
The solar-powered boat arrives in Brisbane!
Pictures by Gabriel Dubler
Pictures by Doris & Mac Olek.
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Your Swiss Club committee members have come up with an excellent idea! If you pay your 2012/2013 membership renewal by 1 August 2012 you will go into the draw to win a Raclette or Fondue dinner for the entire family. Yum! We have >>>
||OBITUARY - George Brunner|
Dear Friends of the Swiss Club,
It is with great sadness that I have to inform you about the passing of George Brunner. George lost his battle with Metastatic Melanoma and passed away on August 22.
George was born in Basel on 29 July 1937 and came >>>