60+ years' membership

The Victorian Chamber recognises and celebrates our long-standing members who have reached over 60 years as Victorian Chamber members.
 
Baillieau Holst

Baillieu Holst - 67 years' membership

Baillieu Holst is one of Australia’s leading financial advisory firms, providing a range of wealth management services to their clients including financial planning and superannuation services. The merger of EL & C Baillieu and FW Holst & Co in 2012 combined two firms established in the late 1800’s. They now have over 250 staff throughout Australia and a private client network consisting of more than 80 advisers and assistants Baillieu Holst services clients with funds in excess of $11 billion.

The service they value most from the Chamber is the workplace relations award subscription.

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Left: Karyn Sobels, Deputy President at the Victorian Chamber
Middle: Melissa Nolan, Compliance Manager at Baillieu Holst
Right: Don Rankin, President at the Victorian Chamber


Expression Australia (Vicdeaf)

Expression Australia (Vicdeaf) - 68 years' membership

Expression Australia is a not-for-profit organisation which advocates for access, inclusion and equal opportunity. Founded and inspired by the Deaf community in 1884, they support people who experience barriers due to perceived differences. They advocate for equal opportunities and inclusivity by providing employment, audiology, learning and access solutions. Expression Australia is proudly bilingual and bicultural, using both Auslan and English.

Expression Australia rebranded on the 13 August from Vicdeaf, representing the unique and diverse way their clients express themselves.

The services they value most from the Chamber are the tools and templates and Workplace Relations Advice Line.

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Left: Karyn Sobels, Deputy President at the Victorian Chamber
Middle: Tiffany Hill, HR Manager at Expression Australia
Right: Don Rankin, President at the Victorian Chamber


George White & Co

George White & Co - 70 years' membership

George White & Co Pty Ltd were first established in 1854 and are Australia’s leading specialist importers, stockists and wholesalers of non-ferrous metals. They sell off-the-shelf and by special order, an extensive range of non-ferrous metals to the manufacturing industry and the general public.

The company is currently run by fifth generation direct descendants of George White who are proud to continue the provision of this first-class service to their customers.

Their favourite Chamber benefit is the Workplace Relations Advice Line.

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Left: Karyn Sobels, Deputy President at the Victorian Chamber
Middle: Jenny Ramsden, PA to the Managing Director at George White & Co
Right: Don Rankin, President at the Victorian Chamber


Morton, Watson & Young Chartered Accountants

Morton, Watson & Young Chartered Accountants - 68 years' membership

Morton, Watson & Young Chartered Accounts are a Melbourne firm with a reputation for outstanding service, value and integrity. The firm’s origins began in 1906 when Louis J. Watson opened a practice. He was joined three years later by Richard T. Morton, and Stanley G. Young thus establishing the partnership of Morton, Watson & Young. They provide a complete range of services in all areas of taxation and pride themselves on their reputation of providing accurate tax effective advice and planning within the law.

Their favourite Chamber benefits are global services and training.

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Left: Karyn Sobels, Deputy President at the Victorian Chamber
Middle: Keith Gaston, Director at Morton, Watson & Young Chartered Accountants
Right: Don Rankin, President at the Victorian Chamber


Norman G. Clark

Norman G. Clark - 70 years' membership

Norman G Clark are a privately owned Australian company founded by Norman Gray Clark and located in Heidelberg West. Approaching a century of operations, they are a manufacturer and importer of a wide range of industrial and automation products for industries such as agriculture, defence, food processing and power generation. They pride themselves on their ability to add value and provide support to their customers.

The services they value most from the Chamber are workplace relations and the online tools and templates.

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Left: Karyn Sobels, Deputy President at the Victorian Chamber
Middle: Rob Clark, Managing Director at Norman G. Clark
Right: Don Rankin, President at the Victorian Chamber


SGS Australia

SGS Australia - 69 years' membership

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. They are recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. They established their first operations in Australia in 1949 and now have a network of more than 50 offices and laboratories with over 1,700 employees across the country. Their services are applied across many industries including the mining, consumer goods, construction, energy and logistics sectors. Australia houses the SGS Global Competency Centre for coal sampling, traffic technology and energy efficiency in white goods.

The services they value most from the Chamber are the Workplace Relations Advice Line, briefings and consulting.

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Left: Karyn Sobels, Deputy President at the Victorian Chamber
Middle: Gaye Hennessey, National Human Resources Manager at SGS Australia
Right: Don Rankin, President at the Victorian Chamber


Victoria Racing Club

Victoria Racing Club - 70 years' membership

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) was established in 1864 when it became the principal authority for the conduct of racing in Victoria (Racing Victoria Ltd now fulfils that role). In 1971, VRC commenced the management of Flemington Racecourse. Flemington Racecourse is the best-known metropolitan racecourse in Australia, with races run every year since 1840. With its superb facilities, Flemington hosts 23 race meetings every year, including the world-renowned Melbourne Cup Carnival. The VRC has approximately 30,000 members, making it the largest member-based racing club in the world.

Global and international trade are the services they utilise most from the Chamber.

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Left: Karyn Sobels, Deputy President at the Victorian Chamber
Middle: Caroline Ralphsmith, Executive General Manager Customer Engagement at Victoria Racing Club
Right: Don Rankin, President at the Victorian Chamber