ANZ Retired Officers' Club (VIC)

A number of old photos and articles related to their time at ANZ have been received from ANZROC Members which may be of interest to many.

Frank O'Brien sent some great footy pictures (undated) which include Barry Squires, Rod Halcombe, Jack Pitts,  Geoff Ridgeway, Roy Peake and John Parkes and the famous five !!!

Mavis Ryan provided 3 photos which were taken at an ANZ 394 Collin Street send off for Mr Thomas (in the days when senior executive did not have Christian names). The function was held on the first floor of the magnificent ES&A Gothic Branch building (cnr Queen and Collins Sts)

pictured are :

Mavis Bennett, Muriel Drummond, Alison Orde, Mr Thomas, Mavis Ryan and Tess Roberts

Mavis Ryan, Tess Roberts, ?, Shirley Manly, Eileen Perham, Joy Bell

Eileen Perham, Joy Bell

Rod Smith Also provided two interesting articles about the 'Bank's Rowing Club' Interbanks November 1969 regatta on the Yarra river and the 99th Inter-Bank Regatta held on Oct 8 1966 published in the ES&A 'Scottie' staff magazine

The Banks rowing club is one of Melbourne's oldest rowing clubs and has large club rooms on the Yarra near the Swanston Street Bridge and for memory there was a rowing eight named after Charles Rennie at the club.