Welcome to NABREC - Victoria

The Club was established on 7th July 1931

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NABREC has been established for the purpose of allowing former staff of the National Australia Bank to maintain relationships that have been built over many years during their working careers. The first meeting was held on 7th July, 1931.

Membership is open to all former NAB employees who served with the Bank for at least 15 years or with the founding banks, the National Bank of Australasia Limited (NBA) and The Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Limited (CBC Bank). Partners of former staff too, are most welcome to join.

Should you like more information, send an email to nabrec2@hotmail.com

Better still, why not download a copy of our membership application (PDF)  Opens in a New Window form now or complete our online form  Opens in a New Window .

Mostly we meet on the second Tuesday of each month (except January and July) at 11.15am at "The Arena", Ground floor, 700 Bourke Street, Docklands (Adjacent to Marvel Stadium) for our meeting and guest speaker.  Easy access by public transport directly opposite Southern Cross railway station. Guest speakers usually accompany the meeting for short interesting presentations.  Lucky door prizes.  Drinks with nibbles are served after the meeting (subject to any covid rules in place at the time).  Please check Breaking News and our Events page for the latest information about meetings.



Watch this space for 2023 breaking news.


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Photo of flowers

After publication in our Newsletter, obituary notices will be moved to this document (PDF 7mb)  Opens in a New Window and placed in alphabetical order.

To enhance Obituary notices, we would love you to forward a passport size photo, preferably one from your working days at NAB, for storage with us in a secured external hard drive.  Send the photo to nabrec2@hotmail.com


BAMFORD, Elizabeth 'Bett' Jean (nee Milne) 02/06/1930 to 05/09/2023

Passed away at home.
Our deepest gratitude for all you shared across your 93 beautiful years of life. Doug's dear wife Bett, 71 happy years together.
Adored by her children Andrew, Julian and Fiona. Much loved Gran and Nanna to Tempe, Liberty, Jedda, James, Stephanie and Fraser, and a newly great-grandmother to Lily.

FUNERAL Details:
Bett's Funeral will be held at Myrtleford Lawn Cemetery, 380 Myrtleford-Yackandandah Road, Barwidgee at 12 noon on Friday 22 September.
A memorial service 'Celebrating Bett, Her Life' follows from 1pm at Myrtleford Golf Club, 251 Myrtleford-Yackandandah Road, Myrtleford.
Encore, Encore!
Publication: Herald Sun Date Listed: 15/9/2023 Location: Melbourne

It appears the memorial service will be live-streamed around 1pm




PETRIE, Kenneth Sleeman (Ken) 20/03/1932 to 07/09/2023

Passed away at Epworth Eastern Hospital on September 7th 2023 after an extended battle with numerous health issues. Aged 91 years.

Loved and loving husband of Barbara(dec) and Lorna.

Loved father and father-in-law of Andrew and Cheryl-Anne, Rodney and Marg, Susan and Darren.

Proud of his eight Grandchildren and four Great Grandchildren.

Has been cremated privately at his request.

Published Herald Sun 13/9/23



BARNES, Barbara Ann (nee Tanner) 14/02/1935 - 23/08/2023

Passed away peacefully 23rd August 2023 with family members present.

Loved and loving wife of John, loving mother of Jenni, Julie and Sandra.

Loving and doting grandmother of Lachlan and William.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral Notice in later paper

Herald Sun 25/8/2023

FUNERAL Details:

The Chapel Funeral for Mrs. Barbara Ann Barnes will be held at Herbert King Funerals, 364 Warrigal Rd, Ashburton, on Monday 4th September, 2023 at 10.00 am.

A private cremation will follow.

Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the service.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in memory of Barbara to Leukaemia Foundation at https://www.leukemia.org.au  Opens in a New Window

The service will be webcast live at https://tobin.5stream.com/webcast/112850&bm=1  Opens in a New Window

Publication: Herald Sun Date Listed: 29/8/2023 Location: Ashburton


Barbara BARNES

MORRIS, Jill Edith 10/05/1934 - 15/08/2023

In loving memory of Jill Morris, late of Phillip Island.

Dearly loved wife of John, and loving mother to her four sons,Wayne, Roger, Craig and Stephen.

Cherished mother-in-law to Debbie, Faye, Juliana and Camille.

Lovingly remembered by her many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and long-time friends.

Passed peacefully in the presence of her family, deeply missed and fondly remembered for the loving, caring, and beautiful person she was.

For Funeral Details, go to https://handleyandandersonfunerals.com.au/notices/  Opens in a New Window

Herald Sun 18/08/2023

Jill Edith MORRIS


WEIR, Kevin Lloyd 27/10/1934 - 04/08/2023

We are sad to learn of the passing of Kevin Weir, one of life's gentlemen and a strong supporter of our Club. Passed away following an illness.

WEIR, Kevin Lloyd

Passed peacefully at the Epworth Richmond on Friday, August 4, aged 88 years

Dearly loved husband of Kathleen and Claire (both dec.)

Loved and loving father of Christopher (dec.), Catherine, Louisa, Maryanne and Andrew

Respected father-in-law of John, James and Louise

Treasured grandfather of Rebecca, Ella, Morgan, Elmo, Kathleen, Julia, Emer, Riley, Nicholas, Lucas and Daniel. Loved uncle of Paul

Deeply loved, sadly missed

Herald Sun 10th August, 2023

FUNERAL details:

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Mr Kevin Lloyd Weir will be offered at Sacred Heart church, 116 Cotham Road, Kew on TUESDAY (August 15) commencing at 12 midday. The funeral will leave at the conclusion of Mass for Melbourne General Cemetery, Parkville

No flowers by request Donations in lieu to The Leukaemia Foundation.

The funeral may be viewed online: https://www.dubockfunerals.com.au/kevin-weir  Opens in a New Window

27/10/1934 - 04/08/2023

Herald Sun 10th August, 2023

Kevin WEIR


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What's New

Watch this space for details on major changes to this website.

New events have been added for 2023. The events page has information on our guest speakers for our monthly meeting/s.  We have archived past events in a Word document.

Advance Notices has been updated.

We have established a "private" Facebook Group for financial members only.  See our Links page for details on getting access.

NAB Staff Club - Financial members may also become associate members of NAB Staff Club Ltd Opens in a New Window     Application to join NAB Staff Club (PDF) Opens in a New Window

Our Services page is always being updated. Have a look now at Services

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NABREC My Career Highlights:

We now have a form that you can complete to provide us with a brief history of your NAB Career.

Here is the form NABREC My Career Highlights (PDF)  Opens in a New Window or complete our online form  Opens in a New Window .


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