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Celebrating 90 years as a Club.

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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.

Join us 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).


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Obituary notices will be moved to this document (PDF)  Opens in a New Window after publication in our Newsletter and placed in alphabetical order.


BALL, Phillip  23/10/1931 to 29/9/2021



BIRCH, (NEE DENMAN), Audrey (Mary)  02/11/1932 to 26/07/2021

Passed away peacefully on July 26, aged 88 years.
Loved and loving wife of Peter (dec).

Robin, Susan, Tony and Kerrie and our families are deeply saddened by the passing of our much loved Mum, Nanna and Great Nanna. She will be sadly missed. Grateful thanks for the wonderful care from staff at Arcare Cheltenham.
Date listed: 27/7/2021  Publication: Herald Sun  Originally published on: My Tributes


WARREN, Joan. 27/8/1940 to 12/10/2021

Joan was the widow of Arthur Warren.

"It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joan suddenly at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Beloved Wife of Arthur (dec)
Much loved Mother of Tracey, Fiona, Lisa & Glen.
Loved mother-in-law & friend of Ian, Brad, Brendan & Tara
Much loved Gran/Grannie of Adam, Emma, Mackenzie, Ashley, Indee & Beau.
Friend to Erin
Now resting peacefully with her beloved Arthur.
She had grown weary of late and said it was time to go but we just didn’t realise it would be soon.
You may be gone from our sight but never ever from our hearts, minds & very happy memories.
Our thanks to Glendale Aged Care for the care & compassion you showed over the last 5 years.
A private cremation will take place"
Date listed: 21/10/2021. Publication: Herald Sun. Originally published on: My Tributes



REID, Ron. 26/6/1944 to 13/10/2021
"Dearly loved son of George and Edna Reid both dec’d, brother to Cynthia. Dearly loved and loving husband of Joy, wonderful dad and father-in-law to
David and Sharon, Malcolm and Nadine. Grandpa to Alex, Ella, Rebecca and Tom.
Uncle to Marni and James, friend to Bernie.
Ron’s life was his family. Ron was a person of great integrity, honesty and compassion. A true gentleman.
Forever loved.
Wonderful memories of the Life we shared over 53 years. My love, my life.
A wonderful man who will be sadly missed.
Thank you for your wise counsel, generosity, and unique humour.
Your devotion to our family sets a shining example and leaves an enduring legacy.
Dad we miss you and love you. David, Sharon, Ella and Tom.
A true gentleman that we are forever grateful for his love and support.
You will be sadly missed and we are appreciative of the legacies you leave with us.
Dad, thank you.
Love Malcolm, Nadine, Alex and Rebecca"
Melbourne - Date listed: 19/10/2021 Publication: Herald Sun Originally published on: My Tributes
"The funeral service for Ronald (Ron) Thomas Reid will be held on Monday 25th October 2021, commencing at 2.30pm. Due to the current Covid restrictions, the service will be livestreamed, please find livestream link via the Le Pine upcoming funerals website." Le Pine upcoming funerals  Opens in a New Window
Link to livestream: Ron Reid livestream link  Opens in a New Window
Date listed: 19/10/2021 Publication: Herald Sun Originally published on: My Tributes


NICHOLSON, Stanley John  5/05/1949 to 26/07/21

"NICHOLSON Stanley John (Stan) Passed away peacefully July 26, 2021. Aged 72 years.
Dearly loved partner to Jenni Loving father of Jody and friend of Ral Adored Poppa Stan to Mitchell, Tara and Flynn.
Forever in our Hearts."
Published 30 July 2021The Wimmera Mail-Times
"NICHOLSON Stanley John Stan Nicholson will be farewelled at a private family gathering.
The service may be viewed online at www.horsham.unitingchurch.org.au on Thursday August 5 at 2pm."
Published 30 July 2021The Wimmera Mail-Times
Stan was Jenni Coustley's partner.


BELCHAMBERS, Ron. 26/05/1947 to 21/08/2021

Ron Belchambers

Dearly loved husband of Margaret. Loved son of Perc and Thelma (both dec). Life long friend to Elias and Irene. One of natures gentlemen. Dearly loved, sadly missed.

For funeral details refer to https://www.davidwbull.com.au
Date listed: 25/8/2021 Publication: Herald Sun Originally published on: My Tributes

FUNERAL Details: Live Stream on WEDNESDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2021 at 10.30am


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The next gathering will be on 9th November, 2021 (subject to change)

Please advise other members.



What's New

Watch this space for changes to this website.

New events have been added for 2021 & 2022. The events page has information on our guest speakers for our monthly meeting/s.  We have archived past events into a Word document.

Obituary notices that have appeared in our newsletter have been archived into a PDF document.  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

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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We would love to hear from you.  Just complete our NABREC Victoria feedback form . All responses are anonymous.

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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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