CLAN NEWS

April 2, 2019

At the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Australia Clan Society held on 31 March, Colin McGillivray was made a Life Member. Colin was our official piper from 1988 to 2008. Congratulations Colin from all your friends in the Clan. There will be a story about Colin in the 2019 J...

March 22, 2018

Our wonderful Clan corespondent Ann Brown has shared her thoughts about the Bendigo Scots Day Out 2018. She reflects on our 40th anniversary in Bendigo in 2016 and the visit by Clan Commander, Iain, from Scotland as well as a famous Bendigonian on the 1860s.

My heart sa...

Below is a transcript of a newspaper report that relates to the home of our clan chief in the late 1850s. Clan Chief Neil John Macgillivray visited Scotland from Canada and was welcomed to his estate at Dunmaglass with a lavish dinner and ball. The report provides some...

The 2018 Ringwood Highland Games will be held on the 25th of March at the East Ringwood Sports Ground (Corner Mt Dandenong Rd & Dublin Road, East Ringwood - see map below).

Looking forward to seeing you there!

We are pleased to announce that this year's Clan MacGillivray Novice Piper Award has been given to Jasmine Hofen.

Having shown outstanding skill at last month's Victorian Piper's Association Championship, Clan MacGillivray Australia is proud to award our annual prize to...

Calling all Clan Members and friends!

We would love to get reports and photos from members who attend any Highland games or festivals in the next few months. Click on any of the following for dates and details.

NSW

Aberdeen Highland Games 

Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival...

November 8, 2016

Bendigo was bursting with sunshine and bagpipes were booming on the afternoon of Sunday October 30 when, at the stroke of 12 pm the Golden City Pipe Band proudly paraded into the MacGillivray Hall marking an historic Scottish-Australian event which was a celebration to...

November 1, 2016

On Sunday the 30th of October we celebrated the 40th Anniversary of Clan MacGillivray Society Australia.

MacGillivray Hall in Bendigo was the ideal place for our Gathering. Clansfolk mostly from Victoria with a few from Queensland and New South Wales met in the Hall na...

The 2016 Clan MacGillivray Society Australia Journal has been posted! All our members will receive a hard copy of this very special 40th Anniversary Edition, and our online members will also have a PDF made available to them at a later date. 

Your membership means we ca...

We are very happy to announce that Clan MacGillivray Commander, Iain MacGillivray, will be attending our 40th Anniversary Clan Gathering this October in Bendigo, Victoria. Iain will be travelling all the way from Scotland to attend this special event and he is looking...

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