History of Bowls in Australia

1844
– First green laid at Mr. Lipscombe’s Beach Tavern at Sandy Bay Tasmania
– Bowling Green Hotel Sandy Bay Tasmania
1845
– First recorded game of bowls at the back of the Beach Tavern (Sandy Bay, TAS). Read more about Beach Tavern.
1846
– First bowling club in Australia is established alongside the Bowling Green Hotel in Sandy Bay. (TAS)
– This club was closed in 1853.
1852
– 1000 spectators paid to watch a match at the Bowling Green Hotel green between civilians and the military.
1864
– Melbourne Bowls Club is formed (oldest existing bowling club in Australia)(Vic) – Read more. Read more.
– First bowls made in Australia, turned by Mr Alcock, Russell Street, Melbourne.
– Ballarat Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more Read more
– Fitzroy (North Fitzroy) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more. Read more
1865
– St Kilda Sporting Club (formerly St Kilda Bowling Club) (Vic) – Read more Read more
– City of Melbourne Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more. Read more
– Fitzroy (North Fitzroy) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more- Read more
1866
– City of Melbourne Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
1868
– Carlton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Learmonth Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Richmond Union Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more- Read more
1872
– George S. Coppin entrepreneur, suggested first bowling carnival in Australia. This was not taken up.
– Buninyong Bowls Club Inc (Vic) – Read more Read more
– Cambridge College Club – (Private Club) – Read more
1873
– Albert Park Bowls Club Inc –
(Formerly -South Melbourne Bowling Club (1873-1929), Albert Park Bowling Club (1929-1942), Albert Park VRI Bowls Club (1942-2011)
– Creswick Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more. Read more
1876
– First game of bowls in SA on green put down by Andrew Thomson at Kapund
– Kyneton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more. Read more
1877
– North Fitzroy Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more. Read moire
1878
– Brisbane Bowls Club formed (green in Botanic Garden). Subsequently became Booroodabin Bowls Club.(QLD). Read more
– Ballarat Central Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more Read more
– Clunes Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1879
– South Melbourne Cricket Club Bowling Club (S.M.C.C.) (Vic) – Read more. Read more
1880
– First match between colonies, states, dominions or countries played between NSW and Victoria at Kentville (NSW).
– NSW Association formed-first bowling association in world.
– Victorian Association formed.
– Balmain Bowling Club Limited (NSW). Read more
– Hawthorn Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more. Read more
– Rosehill Bowls Club formed. Subsequently became Parramatta Bowls Club. Parramatta Bowls Club ceased to function in 1986.
– City & Parramatta Bowling Club (NSW). Read more
– Kew Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more. Read more
– Williamstown Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1881
– Brighton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Corio Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– West Brighton (Bowling and Lawn Tennis Club) (Vic) – Read more
1882
– Dandenong Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Strathfield Bowling Club (NSW) (formerly Union Recreation Bowling Club)
– Warrnambool Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Portland Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1883
– Launceston Bowls Club formed. (Tas)
– Hamilton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Port Melbourne Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Queenscliff  Bowling,Tennis & Croquet Club (Vic) – Read more
1884
– Ararat Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Perth Bowls Club formed.
– New Zealand entered inter-colonial competition.
1885
– Eaglehawk Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– St. Arnuad Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1886
– Auburn Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Castlemaine Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Essendon Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1888
– Armadale Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– City of Prahran Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Collingwood Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– North Sydney Bowling Club (NSW) – (formerly St.Leonards Bowling Club)
1889
– Ashfield Bowling Club (NSW)
– Camberwell Central Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more -(formerly Camberwell Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Daylesford Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Lowlands Bowling Club (NSW)
– Newcastle City Bowling Club (NSW)
– Port Fairy Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Princess Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1890
– Ararat Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Waratah Bowling Club (NSW)
– Woodend Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1891
– Healesville Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Maldon Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Moonee Ponds Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Portland Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1892
– Bendigo Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Flemington and Kensington Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Victoria Park Bowling Club (NSW) – (formerley Newtown Bowling Club)
1893
– Ballarat East Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Hamilton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Manly Bowling Club (NSW)
– Shepparton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Stawell Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Waverley Bowling Club (NSW)
1894
– M.C.C. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Randwick Bowling Club (NSW)
– Rutherglan Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Seymour Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1895
– Bathurst City Bowling Club (NSW)
– Camperdown Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Euroa Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Northhampton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1896
–  Freemantle Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Gnowangerup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Ballarat North Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Petersham Bowling Club (NSW)
– Sale Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1897
– Benalla Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Hamilton Bowling Club (NSW)
– Shark Bay Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Warragul Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1898
– Western Bowling Association formed
– Gladstone Park Bowling Club (NSW)
– Lilydale Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Neutral Bay Bowling Club (NSW)
– Northern District Bowling Association (NSW)
1899
– Albany Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Albert Park VRI Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Colac Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Elsternwick Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Orange City Bowling Club (NSW)
– Woonona Bowling Club (NSW)
1900
– Canterbury Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Chatswood BowlingClub (N.S.W.
– Footscray City Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– St.George Bowling Club (N.S.W.)
1901
– Tasmanian Bowling Association and various regional Association formed – (unified State body of Tasmanian clubs formed in 1933)
– Bairnsdale Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Hunters Hill Bowling Club (N.S.W.)
– Wickham Bowling Club (N.S.W.)
1902
– South Australian Bowling Association formed
– Mentone Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mosman Bowling Club (N.S.W.)
1903
– Box Hill Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Carnamah Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Maitland Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Middle Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Moss Vale Bowling Club (NSW)
– Northcote Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Queensland Bowling Association formed
– Wangaratta Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1904
– Inglewood Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Beechworth Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Burwod Bowling Club (NSW)
– Byford Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Corowa Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Dubbo City Bowling Club (NSW)
– Heathcote Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Inglewood Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Tatura BowlingbClub (Vic) – Read more
– Warringah Bowling Club (NSW)
1905
– Albury Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Brighton Beach Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Corrimal Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Hawthorn Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – (formerly City of Hawthorn Bowling Club Vic)
– Marrickville Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Murchison Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Nathalia Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Sandringham Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– South Bendigo Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – (First named Quarry Hill in 1905 name changed in 1906)
– Wellington Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1906
– Alexandra Bowling Club(Vic) – Read more
– Belmont Bowling Club(Vic) – Read more
– Eaton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Oakleigh Bowling Club(Vic) – Read more
1907
– Caulfield Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Cheltenham Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Chilton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Glenferrie Hill Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Horsham City Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Leongatha Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mundaring Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Moreland Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Rochester Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Victoria (Ballarat) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Warrawee Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1908
– Deniliquin Bowling Club (NSW)- Read more
– Goulburn Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Lismore City Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Mundaring Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Sunshine Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Thornbury Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Wallsend Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Wollongong Bolwling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Wyalkatchem Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– York Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1909
– Bacchus Marsh Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more- Read more
– Donald Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more- Read more
– East Camberwell Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Grafton City Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Moora Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Numurkah Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Preston Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Ryde Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Traralgon Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
1910
– Aberfeldie Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Ballina Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Bangalow Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Brymay Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Doubleview Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Ipswich Bowling Club (Qld) – Read more
– Katoomba Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Mudgee Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1911
– Formation of Australian Bowls Council
– Ascot Vale Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Birchip Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Maitland City Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Malvern Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Surrey Hills Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Terang Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Yarrawonga Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
1912
– Australian Bowls Council Australian Men’s Singles Championship played in Melbourne winner was W.E.Sayers (Vic) – Read more
– Australian Bowls Council, Australian Fours Championship played in Melbourne winners W.Arnott, G.A.Chapman, J. Jeo, H. Moses N.S.W.)
– Caulfield Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Eastern Park (Geelong) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Inverall Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Islington Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Ivanhoe Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Kalannie Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Kuri Kuri Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Lambton Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Lancelin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mordialloc Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Singleton Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Trafalgar Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Wendouree Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Wonthaggi Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Wyong Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1913
– Australian Bowls Council, Australian Men’s Singles Championship played in Brisbane winner was L. Waxman (Vic) – Read more
– Alma Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bareena Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Beverley Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Binningup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Bridgetown Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Broadwater Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– City of Prahran Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– City of Prahran Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– City of Prahran Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Fairfield Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Heidelberg Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – (formerly City of Heidelberg Bowling Club Vic)
– Kyabram Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mildura Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Morwell Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Nagambie Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Toorak Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Warracknabeal Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1914
– Australian Bowls Council Australian Men’s Championship played in Brisbane winner was L. Waxman (Vic) – Read more
– Armidale City Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Beecroft Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Bendigo Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Cobram Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Drummoyne Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Glenhuntly Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Muswellbrook Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Pratten Park Bowling Cluhb (NSW) – Read more
1915
– Berry Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Cheltenham Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1916
– Caulfield R.S.L. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Coburg Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Forbes Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Killara Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Spearwood Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Stockton Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Wagga City Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1917
– Bowral Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Glen Innes Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Kyogle Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Mornington Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Nowra Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1918
– Brunswick Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Echuca Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Henselite Australia – Read more
– Rushworth Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Warwick Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1919
– Cessnock City Bowling Club (NSW)- Read more
– Charlton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– East Maitland Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Graceville Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Kiama Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Kilmore Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Lithgow City Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Minyip Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Studley Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Wycheproof Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
1920
– Beaufort Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Condobolin Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Dimboola Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Parkes Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Portarlington Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Tamworth City Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1921
– Alphington Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Casino Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– City Oval Ballarat Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Colac Central Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Cooma Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Epping Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Grenfell Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Kempsy Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Mackay City Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Maffra Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Narrandera Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Newdegate Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Powell Town Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– St Kilda Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more (- formerley City of St.Kilda Bowling Club Vic)
– Tweed Heads Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Warburton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Werribee Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Windsor Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1921-22
– Australian Bowls Council Men’s Championship played in Adelaide winner was T.A.Williams (Vic) – Read more
1922
– North Queensland District Assoiciation (QLD)  formed
– Wide Bay and Burnett District Association (QLD) formed
– Golden Square Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Henty Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Isis (Childers) Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Jeparit and DSistrict Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Murtoa Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Natimuk Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Quirindi Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Rupanyup Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Swan Hill City Bowlingb Club (Vic) – Read more
– Walpole Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Wedderburn Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Yarram Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Young Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1923
– Byron Bay Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Campbelltwon City Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– City of Camberwell Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Corowa Bowling Club(Vic) – Read more
– Elwood Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Glen Iris Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Innisfail Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Leichhardt Bowling Club (NSW) Read more
– Lord Howe Island (Honorary) – Read More
– Maryborough Highland Society Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mortlake Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Murrumbeena Bowling Club (Vic – Read more
– Nhill Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Rose Bay Bowing Club (NSW)- Read more
– Stirling Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1924
– Australian Bowls Council , Australian Men’s Singles Championship played in Perth winner J.E.Gustafson (WA)
– Burgowan Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Canberra Bowling Club (ACT) – Read more
– Carrum Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Chelsea Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Hopetoun Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Newcastle South Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Torquay Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Wynnum Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1925
– Balingup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Bright Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– City of Frankston Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Comet Bay Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Corrigin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Cowaramup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Cronulla Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– East Kew Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mingenew Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mingenew Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Newport Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1926
– Australian Bowls Council Australian Singles Championship winner A. Oastler (Vic) – Read more
– Central Queensland District Association formed (QLD)
– Australian Portland Cement Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Blackburn Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Cohina Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Dee Why Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Elmore Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Five Dock Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Hurstville Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Lakemba Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Mullumbimby Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Sea Lake Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– St. Johns (Warrnambool) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Taree Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Tongala Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– West Brunswick Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Wodonga Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Yass Bowling Clu7b (NSW) – Read more
1927
– Australian Bowls Council , Australian Men’s Singles Championship played in Melbourne winner F. Dobbie (Vic) – Read more
– Alphington Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Beulah Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Croydon Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more- (formerley City of Croydon Bowlking Club Vic) – Read more
– Hay Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Kerang Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Pialba Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– South Wagga Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– The Wade (Jondaryan) Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Yallourn Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
1928
– Aria Park Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Biggenden Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Black Rock Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Hamilton Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Moama Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Sassafras Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Stanthorpe Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Toombul Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Upwey – Tecoma Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Wollstonecraft Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1929
– Darling Downs District Bowling Association formed (QLOD)
– Bankstown Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Boolaroo Bowling Club (NSW) – Read More
– Campsie Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Eastwood Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Kensington Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Orbost Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Ringwood Bowls Club (Vic ) -( formerley City of Ringwood Bowling Club Vic) – Read more
1930
– Ashgrove Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Belmont Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Berwick Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bribie Island Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Canberra City Bowling Club (ACT) – Read more
– Dungog Memorial Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Exmouth Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Gayndah Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Gilgandra Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Gloucester Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Gunnedah Bowling Club (NSW) n- Read more
– Inglewood Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Kaniva Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Moree Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Narromine Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Nimbin Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Point Lonsdale Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Port Kembla – Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Rainbow Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Wingham Bowling Club (NSW)( – Read more
1931
– B.H.P. Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Raymond Terrace Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Tumut Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– WindsorBowling Cluyb (NSW) – Read more
– Noorla Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Palmwoods Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1932
– Casterton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Nyah District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Ouyen Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more –
– Nambour Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Pittsworth Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1933
– Canowindra Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Harden District Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Junee Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Merbein BowlingClub (Vic) – Read more
– Molong Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– National Park Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Nestle Bowling Club (NSW)- Read more
– Red Cliffs Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Temora Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Woy Woy Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Club Maroochy  Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Home Hill Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1934
– Broadford Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Concord Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Cootamundra Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Dalby Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Gundagai Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Holland Park Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Lorn Park Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Nestles – Smithtown Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Sorrento Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– South Hurstville Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Toronto Bowing Club (NSW) – Read more
1935
– Adamstown Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Blayney Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Bondi Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Bourke Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Denman Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Hornsby Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– New Lambton Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Peak Hill Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Queenbeyan Bowling Club (NSW – Read more
– Raleigh Park Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Thirroul Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Wentworth Falls Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– West Tamworth Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1936
– Albury Commercial Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Arncliffe Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Austinmner Town Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Barraba Bowling Club (NSW) – read more
– Beaudesert Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Blackheath Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Coleraine Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Gelco Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Lakes Entrance Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Lidcombe Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Liverpool City Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Mildura Working Men’s Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Serviceton Memorial Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Walcha Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1937
– 1770 Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Ballan Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Burleigh Heads Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Coonamble Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Culcairn Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Kingaroy Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Maclean
– Maleny Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Sarina Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Wentworth District Bowing Club (Vic) – Read more
1938
– Beckom Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Gosnells Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Green Range Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Isis Central Mill Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Kenilworth Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Lance Cove Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Mayfield Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Mittagong Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Moodiarrup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mundubbera Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Swifts Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Yunderup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1939
– Eugowra Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Fraser Park Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Gladstone Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Gosford Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Jerilderie Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Leitchville Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Murgon Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Norfolk Island (Honorary) – Read more
– Paraburdoo Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1940
– Bega Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Boggabri Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Brighton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Cardiff Railways Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Concord Golf Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Coolah Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Cudal Biowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Fairfield Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Guilford Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Marian Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Proserpine Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Scone Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Tannymorel Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Vaucluse Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Warwick East Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– West Wyalong Bowling Club (NSW) -Read more
1941
– Aberdeen Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Camden Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Merthyr Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Newport Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Road Transport Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Souths Suburban Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Trangie Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Werris Creek Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Werris Creek Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Wondai Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1942
– Carrington Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Cockburn Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Coffs Harbour Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Double Bay Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Gulgong Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Hughenden Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Morley Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Swansea Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Victoria Park Carlisle Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Wagin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Wowan Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1943
– Brewarrina Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
1944
– Ardlethan Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Doutta Galla Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Drysdale Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Kandos Bowling Club (NSW) – (Disbanded 1974)
– Murrurundi Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– The Entrance Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Weston Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Woomelang Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Camp Hill Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Moorooka Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Tarragindi Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Corinda Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1945
– Bentleigh Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Brim Memorial Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Dunedoo Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Dunolly Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Finley Bowling Club (NSW)
– Gardiner Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Kangaroo Flat Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Myrtleford Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Nyngan Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Sabastapol Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Brothers Edmonton Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Grange Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– The Albert Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Dayboro Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Longreach Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1946
– Auburn Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Barellan Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Bendigo East Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Cobden Bowliong Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Coolamon Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Coonabarabran Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Lawson Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Lockhart Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Penrith Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Stewarts & Lloyds Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Cutheringa Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Imbil Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– North Rockhampton Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– South Townsville Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Wynnum Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Drayton bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Cleveland Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Cooroy Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Mapleton Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
– Proston Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1946/47
– Australian Bowls Council, Australian Men’s Singles Championship played in Melbourne winner was J.H.Petchell (SA)
1947
– Barmedman Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Bellingen Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Boorowa Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Burnett Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Burwood District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more-(formerley Burwood Bowling Club) – Read more
– Busselton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Caboolture Memorial Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Charlestown Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Clarence Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Cloncurry Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Crookwell Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Cunnamulla Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Dorrigo Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Earlwood Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– East Concord Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Gin Gin Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Herberton Memorial Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Hervey Bay Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Holbrook Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Hurlstone Park Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Kilcoy Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
– Leeton Soldiers Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Lowood Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Macksville Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Manangatang and District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Margaret River Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mascot Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Moe Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more Read more
– Nanango Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Newwbolds Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– North Balwyn Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– North Toowoomba Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
– Picton Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Pingelly Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Pymble Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Richmond Memorial Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Roleystone Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Rosebud Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more Read more
– South Johnstone Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– South Lismore Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– South Toowoomba Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– St Lucia Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Tewantin Noosa Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Toogoolawah Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Uralla Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Warren Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– West Coburg Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Woombye Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1948
– Ashbury Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Beenligh Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Binjour Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– BoBoyup Brook Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Boonah Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Brookton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Carisbrook Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Caulfield South Boewling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Cervantes Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Chermside Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Civic Bowling Club. (Merredin) – Read more
– Clifton Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Denmark Riverside Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Donnybrook Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Drumcondra Bowling Club (Geelong) – (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Esk Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
– Evans Head Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Goomeri Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Griffith Ex-service Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Ipswich United Services Bowls Club
– Kotara Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Narooma Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– North Mackay Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Pelican Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Pomona Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Portland Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Quandialla Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Samford District Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Seymour V.R.I. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Southern Cross Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Templestowe Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – Read more
– Wauchope Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– West Wallsend Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Wiseman’s Park Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Yungaburra Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1949
– Albury Ladies Bowling Club (NSW – Read more
– Bundanoon Park Bowling Club (NSW) – Read more
– Como Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Doncaster Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Irymple Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Korumburra Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Pakenham Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Penshurst Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Warrnambool City Memorial Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Biloela Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Kandanga Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Rosewood Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
– Cementco Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Darra Cementco Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
– Emerald Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1950
– Blackall Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Brighton Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Broomehill Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Chinchilla Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Dromana Country Club Bowling Section (Vic) – Read more
– Eidsvold Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Footscray Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Forrestfield District Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Gatton Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Hampton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Heywood Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Indooroopilly Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Jubilee Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Killarney Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Kukerin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Latham Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mareeba and Memorial Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Maryborough Services Memorial Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more Inc
– McKinnon Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Merredin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Monto Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Mount Gravatt Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Port Bouvard Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Pyramid and District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Russell Island Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– South Camberwell Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Tenterfield Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– The Summit Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Tully Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– White Hills Bowing Club (Vic) – Read more
– Whittlesea Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1951
– East Ivanhoe Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Geelong R.S.L. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Newstead owling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Stanhope BowlingClu(Vic) – Read more
– Broadbeach Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– North Beach Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Scaddan Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1952
– Belmont City Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Boronia Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bruce Rock Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Caulfield Central R.S.L. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Cunderdin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Dalwallinu Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Kojonup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Kwinana Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Manjimup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Nannup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Perth & Tattersalls Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Stratford Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Surat Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Wongan Hills Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Yilgarn Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1953
– Alexandra Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Carnegie Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Dandenong Recreation Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Hastings and District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Macknade Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Ocean Grove Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Port Welshpool and District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Silkwood Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Stratford BowlingClub(Vic) – Read more
– Tansey Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
– Theodore Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Victoria Park Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Wickepin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Yandina Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1954
– Armadale Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Birregurra Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Brandon Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Brunswick Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Camden Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Culgoa Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– East Malvern R.S.L. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Hampton R.S.L.Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Highett Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Hurstbridge Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Lorne Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Manly Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Mirboo North Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Moorabbin Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mount Larcom Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Mt Crosby Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– North Dalby Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Piangle Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Quambatook Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Quilpie Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Strathmore Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Tawonga Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Wangaratta Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more Bowen
1955
– Ashburton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Beaumaris Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Coomealla Bowling Club (N.S.W.)
– Enoggera Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Garfield Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Geelong Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Glenroy Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Gunbower Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Harcourt Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Hilton Park Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– ICI-Deer Parek Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Injune Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Lockington Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– North Ipswich Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Osborne Park Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Rosamond Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Serpentie Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Sunnyside (Horsham) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Tara Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Tooronga BowlingClub (Vic) – Read more
– Tungamah Bowling Clu (Vic) – Read more
– Wakool Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Willison Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more – (Formerly Riversdale Bowling Club)
1956
– Aberfeldie Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Augusta Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Baralaba Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Calivil Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Denison Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Derrinallum Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Elsternwick Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Glasshouse Mountains Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Heyfield Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Kooweerup Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Lake Yealering Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Leeming Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Ormond Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Ovens Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Riversdale Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Somerville Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Taroom Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Yarrawonga and Border Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1957
–  Denison Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
–  Middleton Beach Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Avenue Bacchus Marsh Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bencubbin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Berriwillock Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Boolarra Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Buckley Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Corowa United Services Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Dunsborough Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Gin Gin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Grangeburn (Hamilton) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Heathmont Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Jandowae Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Kulin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Manning Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Melville Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Milawa Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mitta Valley Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mt Lawley Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– North Perth Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– South Gippsland District Ladies Bowling Association (Vic) – Read more
– South Oakleigh Club (S.O.C.) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– St Helens Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Swan Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Tallygaroopna Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Waubra Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1958
– Altona Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Apollo Bay Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bennettswood Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bullsbrook Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Calivil Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Chadstone Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Clifton Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Dandaragan Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Goondiwindi Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Greenslopes Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Greenslopes Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Heidelberg Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Highton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Inglewood Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Jurien Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mitcham Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Morawa Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Murrumbeena Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Neerim District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Pinjarra Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Portland Memorial Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Reservoir Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Rye Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Stathmerton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Valley Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Victoria Point Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– West Rosebud Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1959
– Balranald District Ex-Servicemen’s Memorial Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Balwyn Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Burden Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Cambridge Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Carnarvon Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Claremont Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Dandenong Central Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Dartmoor Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Ensay Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– G.M.H. (Dandenong) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Greythorn Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Keysborough Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Lang Lang Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Main Ridge Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Meadow Springs Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Moira Benalla Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Phillip Island Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Pickering Brook Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Robinvale Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Safety Bay Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Skipton Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– South Hawthorn R.S.L. and Citizens Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Sunshine City Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Yarloop Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Yokine Districts Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1960
– Adaminaby Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Air Force & Navy (Lakemba) – (NSW)
– Altona Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Anglesea Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Armidale Ex-Services Members Bowling Club (NSW)
– Ascot Park Bowling Club (SA)
– Augusta Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Avenel Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Avoca Beach Men’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Bairnsdale Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Balranald Ex-Services Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bargo Men’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Belmont Park Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Bencubbin Bowls Club (WA)
– Bennettswood Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Booleroo Centre Bowling Club (SA)
– Campbells Creek Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more “Read more”
– Carlisle-Lathlian Ladies Bowling Club (WA) (Merged with Victoria Park to become Victoria Park Carlisle in 2012)
– Claremont Bowls Club (TAS)
– Coatesville Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Coolangatta Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Coolum Beach Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Coolum Beach Bowls Club (QLD) Read morel
– Deepdene Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Diamond Creek Bowling Clubh (Vic) – Read more
– Dookie Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Edwardstown Bowls Club (SA)
– Inverloch Bowling Club Inc (Vic) – Read more
– Kalbarri Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Kalgoorlie Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Keysborough Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Kondinin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Langhorne Creek Bowling Club (SA)
– Lennox Hill Women’s Bowls Club (NSW)
– Loch and District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Marysville Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Midland Morrison Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Miriam Vale Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Mount Pleasant Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mt Xavier Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mulgrave Country Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mullewa Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Norman Park Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– North Beach Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Parilla Bowling Club Inc (SA)
– Pioneer Valley Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Riverton Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
Named changed to Riverton-Rossmoyne Ladies Bowling Club 1984, then changed to Rossmoyne Ladies Bowling Club in 2012
– Rosanna Bowls Club Inc (Vic) – Read more
– Salisbury Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Sunbury Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Timboon Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Wembley Ladies Bowling Club (WA) Changed name to Lake Monger in 2000
– Willaura Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Winton Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Wonthella Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1961
– Air Force Memorial Bowling Club (NSW)
– Anglesea Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Auburn RSL Bowling Club Limited (NSW)
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Sydney, NSW. 3,500 entries.
– Bankstown RSL Bowling Club (NSW)
– Bruthen Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Chalambar Golf Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– City of Colac Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Clayton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Club Mulwala Bowls – formerly Mulwala R.S.L. (Vic) – Read more
– Dandenong R.S.L. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Deception Bay Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Dookie Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Junee Ex Services Memorial Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Lancefield Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mathoura Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mermaid Beach Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
– Mermaid Beach Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Mulwala and District Services Club Bowls Section (Vic) – Read more
– Parkdale Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Pilkington I.C.I. (Geelong) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Rosanna Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Shackleton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– South Australia and Western Australia each granted the title “Royal”.
– South Hedland Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Sunshine City Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Swanbourne Ladies Bowling Club (WA) dissolved in 2001
– Warwick Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Yarragon Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
1962
– Appointment of first overseas President other than from the United Kingdom, W.Hay Esq, USA appointed for two year term.
– Armadale Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Ashford Memorial Bowling Club (NSW)
– Avenel Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bargara Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Bassendean Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Blayney Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Chester Hill RSL Women’s Bowls Club (NSW) Read more
– Cobram Barooga Golf Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Cohuna Golf Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Concord R.S.L. Bowling Club (NSW)
– Cranbourne Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Dalkeith Nedlands Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Darkan Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Darkan Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Elizabeth Lawn Bowling Club Inc (SA)
– Gisborne and District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Hilton Park Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Lalor Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Long Island (Frankston) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Macarthur Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Meeting of International Bowling Board held in Perth. Change of Constitution of IBB.
– Merriwa AFA Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Merriwa AFA Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Montmorency Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Musgrave Hill Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Pennant Hills Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Ryde X Phoenix Bowling Club (formerly Ryde Ex Services Bowling Club) (NSW)
– San Remo Bowls Club Inc (Vic) – Read more
– Springsure Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Sunshine V.R.I. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Three Springs Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Three Springs Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Thursday Island Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Trafalgar Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Warrnambool Lawn Tennis Club BowlingClub (Vic) – Read more
– Winchelsea Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Yarra Junction Bowls Club (*Vic)
1963
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Brisbane, QLD. 2,300 entries.
– Ballidu Bowls Club (WA)
– Ballina RSL Club Men’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Bassendean Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Beacon Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Beacon Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Belmont Services Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Cannon Hill Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Carnegie R.S.L. and Citizens’ Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
(from 1986 to 1998 was known as Carnegie Memorial Recreation Ladies Bowling Club)
– Clearview Bowling Club (SA)
– Cohuna Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Colac Golf Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Concept of first World Bowls Championship envisaged by Dr Neil Benjamin.
– Concord RSL Bowling Club (NSW)
– Cranbrook Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Cranbrook Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Elizabeth Lawn Bowling Club Inc (SA)
– Hurstbridge Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Keilor Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Maribyrnong Park Bowls Club Inc (Vic) – Read more
– Mosman Park Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– North Balwyn R.S.L. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Pacific Paradise Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Romsey Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– St. Leonards BowlingClub (Vic) – Read more
– Swanpool Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Wallan Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Wandoan Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Wellers Hill Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Wooloogba Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Woongoolba Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Yarra Glen Bowling Club Inc (Vic) – Read more
– Yarraman Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1964
– First official International visit between National Authorities of IBB Affiliation.
– Aramac Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Australia visited South Africa, 3 test matches played, won by South Africa 2-1.
Australian players were, L.Shean (NSW), D.Downie (NSW), K.Dwyer (QLD), J.M.Dobbie (Vic), E.Dawkins (SA), G.Fry (TAS),
B.Katunarich (WA), Manager W.J.(Jack) Spear (Vic) – Read more.
– Ballarat City Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bateau Bay Bowling Club (NSW)
– Beachport Bowling Club Inc (SA)
– Beacon Bowls Club (WA)
– Bendigo V.R.I. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Berrigan Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Blackburn North Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bordon Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Bordon Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Box Hill R.S.L. Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Carrington Park Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Collie Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Collie Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Cootamundra Ex-Services W.B.C (NSW) Read more
– Croppa Creek Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Darebin Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more formerly Faircote Bowling Club
– Dendy Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Doodlakine Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Esperance Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Esperance Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Faircote Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Fawkner Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Fawkner Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Footscray R.S.L. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Hopetoun Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Hopetoun Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Kerang Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Lithgow Workmen’s Club Bowls Section (NSW)
– Mooroopna Golf Bowls Club (Vic
– Mosman Park Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mount Waverley Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Newstead Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– North Bendigo Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Oxley Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Paynesville Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more “Read more”
– Sorell Bowls Club (TAS)
– St. James Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Toora BowlingClub (Vic) – Read more
– Valentine Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)-
– Waverley Golf Club Ltd – Bowls Section (Vic) – Read more
– Yalama Park (Frankston) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1965
– Aspley Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Adelaide, SA. 4,435 entries.
– Banyo Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Borden Bowls Club (WA)
– Bramble Bay Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Cobram Barooga Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more (-formerley Cobram Barooga Golf Club Vic in 1962)
– Doodlakine Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Ferntree Gully Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Jindalee Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Lake Wendouree Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Lara Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Maryborough Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Monbulk Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Morisset Hospital Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Mount Eliza Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mour Bowls Club Inc (QLD)
– Moura Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Nambour Heights Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Narwee Women’s Bowling Club (NSW) dissolved June 1994
– Nollamara Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Nollamara Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Northam Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Numurkah Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– R.S.L. Park (Frankston) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– St John’s Park Bowls Club Inc.(TAS)
– Tin Can Bay Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Wanneroo Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Wanneroo Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– West Toowong Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Willetton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Willetton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Wooli Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
1966
– First World Bowls Championships played at Kyeemagh Bowls Club (NSW).
Conducted by RNSWBA for the ABC with Ampol Petroleum Ltd, as the sponsor.
Games televised. Series trophy-the W.M. Leonard Trophy won by Australia.
Australia won Gold Medals in Pairs and Triples and a Silver Medal in the Fours.
16 countries competed.
Australian players were, J.M.Dobbie (Vic), A.Johnson (NSW), G.Kelly (NSW), D.Collins (SA), A(Bert) Palm (QLD), Manager W.J.(Jack) Spear (Vic) – Read more.
– Austral Bowling Club (NSW)
– Ballan Ladies Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Balmoral Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bendigo V.R.I. Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bendigo V.R.I. Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bulimba Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Cockburn Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Dennington Bowls Club (formerly Nestle’-Dennington Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Dubbo Railway Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Eaton Bowling & Social Club (Wa)
– Everton Park Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Finley Returned Services Bowling Club (NSW)
– Fish Creek Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Gold Coast Lawn Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Inverell R.S.M. Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Kalannie Sports Club (WA)
– Kallangur Memorial Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
– Mathoura District & Servicemen’s Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mount Eliza Bowling (Vic) – Read more
– Moyhu Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mt Pleasant Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Nambour Heights Bowls Club (QLD)
– Norlane Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Northam Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Northampton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Northampton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Old Bar Beach Men’s Bowls Club (NSW)
– Ongerup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Ongerup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Paynesville Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Pemberton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Pemberton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Thorpedale and District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Traralgon R.S.L. Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Trevallyn Bowls Club (TAS)
– Tugun Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Varley Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Varley Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Wynnum Manly Leagues Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1967
– AWBC constitution revised to include Australian Championships as follows; one single and one pair from each state. PLay to be singles 31 up, pairs 21 ends, Round Robin format.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Melbourne, VIC. 4,000 entries.
– Albury Sailors Soldiers & Airman’s Sport & Bowling Club (NSW)
– Altona Sports Club (formerly Altona Working Men’s Club – Ladies Bowls Section) Vic
– Altona Sports Club (formerly Altona Working Men’s Club – Men’s Bowls Section (Vic) – Read more
– Barham and District Memorial Sports Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bellevue C&SC (closed)
– Bendigo Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Blackburn R.S.L.& C?? (Vic) – Read more
– Camden R.S.L Men’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Dandenong Workers Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Eildon Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Finley Returned Services Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Hamilton R,S,L. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Linton and District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Moore Park Beach Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Moore Park Bowls & Sports Club Inc. (QLD)
– Moura Women’s Bowling Club Inc (QLD)
– Mt Pleasant Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Nyabing Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Nyabing Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Old Bar Beach Men’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Ramsgate RSL Womens Bowling Club NSW)
– Renmark RSL & District Bowling Club (SA)
– Seddon Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– SmeatonBowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Traralgon R.S.L. Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1968
– Bolgart Bowls Club (WA)
– Carrington Park Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Christies Beach Bowling Club (SA)
– Crows Nest & District Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
– Dennington Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Edithvale Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Fibremakers Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Macarthur Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Macarthur Ladies Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Moore Park Beach Bowls & Sports Club – Ladies Bowls Section (Qld)
– Puckapunyal Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Rathmines Memorial Women’s Bowling Club (NSW) (formerly Rathmines Country Club Women’s Bowling Club)
– Rosebud Country Club Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Shoalhaven Heads Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– St.Kilda Football Club Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Stawell Golf BowlingClu (Vic) – Read more
– Stuarts Point Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Wanneroo Country Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Whyalla Golf Bowling Club (SA)
1969
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Perth, WA.
– Altona Sports Bowls Club (formerly Altona Working Men’s Club) Vic
– Arthurton Bowling Club Inc (SA)
– Bairnsdale Golf Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bairnsdale Golf Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– East Shepparton Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Glen Forrest Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Jerramungup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Karingal Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Lindenow Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Longwarry Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Midlands Golf Bowls Club (Ballarat) (Vic) – Read more
– Morwell Club Bowls Section (Vic) – Read more
– Rosebud Country Club (Vic) – Read more
– Wareena Park Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
1970
– Albatross (Jervis Bay) – (NSW)
– Aradale Mental Hospital Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Caloundra Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Durong Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Glen Forrest Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Goomalling Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Joondalup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Joondalup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Lake Boga Bowling Club(Vic) – Read more
– Moranbah Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Morley Park Ladies Bowling Club (WA): Merged with Midland to become Midland-Morrison Park Ladies Bowling Club
– Narrogin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Narrogin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Paradise Point Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Spotswood – Kingsville R.S.L. Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– St Arnaud Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Thornlie Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Warracknabeal Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Waverley Golf Club Ltd – Ladies Bowls Section (Vic) – Read more
– Webbcona Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
1971
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Hobart, TAS.
– Barwon Heads Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Barwon Heads Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Innaloo Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Leopold Sporetsman (Geelong) Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mills Park Ladies Bowling Club (WA) – Merged with Cannington to become Canning District Ladies Bowling Club
– Swan Hill Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Warracknabeal Golf Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Warracknabeal Ladies Gold Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
1972
– Alumina Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Balranald Golf Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Branxholm Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bullcreek A.F.A. Ladies Bowling Club (Formerly Air Force Ladies Bowling Association) – (WA)
– Bundoora Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bundoora Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Dudley Park Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Dudley Park Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Dumbleyung Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Dumbleyung Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Emu Point Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Emu Point Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Goomalling Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Katanning Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Katanning Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Kyneton Golf Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Lake Monger Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Lake Monger Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Landsborough and District Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Perenjori Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– W.A. Yugoslav Ladies Bowling Club (WA) Changed to Stirling Ladies Bowls Club in 1994
– Warrawee Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Woodgate Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1973
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Sydney, NSW.
– Corinella Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bunbury Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– East Fremantle Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Frankland Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Loxton RSL & District Bowling Club (SA)
– Rosedale Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Rossmoyne Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Urangan Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Westonia Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Woodgate Ladies Bowling Club (QLD)
1974
– Davistown RSL Women’s Bowling Club ()
– Brothers Bundaberg Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Dampier Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Glen Waverley Bowls Club Inc (Vic) – Read more
– Hahndorf Bowling Club (SA)
– Metung Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Springwood Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Tambo Valley Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Tin Can Bay Bowls Club (QLD)
– Tooleybuck Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– W.A. Blind Ladies Bowling Club (WA) Became Vision Impaired Blind Ladies Bowling Club of WA in 2012 – Associated Club
– Yarra Valley Country Club – Ladies Bowls Section (Vic) – Read more
– Yarra Valley Country Club – Men’s Bowls Section (Vic) – Read more
1975
– Charles Smart retired as the Secretary of the Australian Bowls Council after a period of service of 39 years.
John Dobbie (Vic) – Read more appointed as Hon. Secretary of Australian Bowls Council.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Brisbane, QLD.
– Bull Creek AFA Bowling Clu – Read more
– Diggers Memorial Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Emu Park Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Geebung Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Giru Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Innaloo Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mills Park Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mooloolaba Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– RAAF Amberley Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Rockingham Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Warnbro Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1976
– Woodbury Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Elliott Heads Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Lake Grace Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Logan City Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Quinns Rocks Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Sorrento Ladies Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1977
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Adelaide, SA. 5,000 entires.
– Bedford Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Binalong Golf Ladies Bowling Club (NSW)- Reaed more
– Bindoon Bowls Club (WA) – Read more
– Burrum Heads Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Clifton Spring Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Doubleview Bowling Club  Read more
– Howitt Park Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Morley Ladies Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mt Martha Bowls & Social Club Inc (Vic) – Read more
– Roleystone Ladies Bowling Club (WA) – No female members since 2015- Read more
1978
– Bannockburn and District Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mingara Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Kilkivan Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Mackay RSL Memorial Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1979
– Inaugural series of Australian National Championship of State Champions.
Fours, Pairs and Singles played Melbourne, Victoria. Singles event won by S.Leonard (NSW).
– Inauguration of the Inter Dominion Tournament.
– Australia vs New Zealand played in Brisbane, Queensland. Australia won the series.
Australian players, K.Poole (QLD), J.Snell (Vic) – Read more, K.Metham (NSW),R.Taylor (WA), A.Sandercock (SA).
– Format of Women’s National Championship changed to a 16 side representatives from each state.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Melbourne, VIC. 5,271 entries.
– Badgingarra Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Bannockburn and District Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Caboolture Memorial Ladies Bowling Club (Qld)
– Club Helensvale Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Club Kawana Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Port Bouvard Bowling Club (WA)- Read more
– Solander Lake Bowls Club INC.(QLD)
– Solander Lake Ladies Bowling Club (QLD)
1980
– The World Bowls Championships had major TV coverage of bowls in Australia and encouraged the development of the ABC television series, Mazda Jack High.
The series, planned for the long term, brought together four top Australians against four leading overseas contenders. Fourteen episodes and fourteen repeats were televised
– Badgingarra Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Bellevue R.S.L. Ladies Bowling Club (Dissolved in 2012) – (WA)
– Club Mulwala Ladies Bowling Club (Vic
– Coorow Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Dalmeny Bowling Club Limited (NSW)
– Donnybrook Sports and Community Club (QLD) – Read more
– East Bundaberg Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Hollywood Subiaco Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mooroolbark Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Quinns Rocks Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Rathdowney Memorial Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Richmond Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Sale Golf Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more “Read
– South Tweed Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Sun City Yanchep Ladies Bowling Club (WA) Known now as Yanchep Ladies Bowling Club
– Yanchep Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1981
– Introduction of professional standards in bowls. Change of ABC Constitution and re-testing of bowls within Australia abandoned.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Perth, WA.
– Ballina R.S.L. Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Bayswater Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bremer Bay Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Eltham Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Kellerberrin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mooroolbark Bowls Club Inc (Vic) – Read more
– Pelican Waters Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1982
– Brisbane hosts Commonwealth Games.
– Women’s Triples introduced for the first time.
– Australia won gold in Fours.
– Calingiri Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Balnarring Bowls and Social Club (Vic) – Read more
– Melton Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Pine Rivers Memorial Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– South Acacia Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Stathfieldsaye Ladies Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Strathfieldsaye Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Westlake Bowling Club (SA)) – Read more
1983
– Australian Bowls Council amended Constitution to grant Australian Capital Territory associate affiliation with restricted rights.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Hobart, (TAS)
– Banora Point Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Baxter Village Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Baxter Village Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Boyne Tannum Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Calingiri Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Durack Inala Bowling Club (QLD)- Read more
– Happy Valley Bowling Club Inc (SA)- Read more
– Kalamunda Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Mudgeeraba Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Mukinbudin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Nollamara Ladies Bowling Club (WA)- Read more
– Scarborough Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Sorrento Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– South Perth Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Toodyay Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1984
– The first Australia Games staged in Melbourne, Victoria at Doncaster B.C. with international representation from New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
– Men and women participated in separate competition under the organisation of the Australian Bowls Council. I. Dickison, New Zealand won the Singles Event.
– G.K.Putland, South Australia, elected as Senior Vice President of the International Bowling Board. John.M.Dobbie (Vic) – Read more elected a Life Member of the International Bowling Board
– Balnarring Ladies Bowls and Social Club (Vic) – Read more
– Chirnside Park Country Club Bowls (Vic) – Read more
– Eastwood Golf Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Ravensthorpe Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Wentworthville Leagues Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
1985
– J.M.Dobbie (Vic) – Read more, retired as Hon, Secretary.
– First full time Executive Officer was appointed to administrate the affairs of the Australian Bowls Council.
Al Mewett of NSW appointed and office established in Sydney (NSW).
– Inauguration of the Pacific Championships on a two years basis. First played at Tweed Heads B.C. Gold Coast (QLD).
Fours, Triples, Pairs and Singles for men and women in separate competitions. Arrangements in conjunction with AWBC.
Australian players; D.Katunarich (WA), A. Black (NSW), W.Bonagura (SA), D.Sherman (Vic) – Read more, K.Poole (QLD), Manager, Morris Clarke.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Sydney, NSW.
– Waroona Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Airlie Beach Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Headland Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Hoppers Crossing Club – Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Munno Para Bowling & Community Club (SA)
– Spreyton Bowls Club (TAS)- Read more
– Village Glen Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Willetton Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
1986
– International Bowling Board meeting at Edinburgh in July when G.K.Putland OAM, Australia, elected as President.
Bede O’Brien (QLD) appointed as Hon. Secretary of IBB
– Across the Waves Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Algester Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Bendigo and District Servicemen’s Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Boddington Bowls Club (WA).- Read more
– Cloverdale Ladies Bowling Club (WA) – (merged with Belmont Park to become Belmont City Ladies Bowling Club in 1995)
– Macleay Island Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– McLaren Flat Bowling (SA)- Read more
– Quairading Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Robina Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1987
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Brisbane, (QLD.)
– Bayswater Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Bindoon Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Boonooroo-Sandy Straits Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Bruny Bowls Club (TAS) Read more
– Dandaragan Bowling Club Inc (WA)- Read more
– Durack Inala Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Ferny Grove Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Ferny Grove Bowls, Sport & Community Club Inc (Formerly Bunya Bowls Club) (QLD)
– Mandurah Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Marlin Coast Bowling Club Inc (QLD)
1988
– First Australian Indoor Championship held at Tweed Heads Stadium, won by D.Dalton (NSW).
– First players outside the UK to win the World Indoor Bowls Championship Pairs, I.Schuback (QLD), J.Yates (Vic) – Read more.
– First Australian Junior Championship introduced -venue Sydney.
Winners, Singles C.Curtis (NSW) Pairs C.Curtis (NSW) S.McKenzie (NSW).
– Bindoon Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Camperdown Golf Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Donvale Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Gladstone Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
– Halls Head Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Kardinya Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Kardinya Bowling Club (WA) “Read more”
– Karlgarin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Karratha Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Leeming Ladies Bowls Cub (WA)- Read more
– Nova Gardens Bowling Club Inc (SA)- Read more
– Ravenswood Bowls Club (TAS)- Read more
– Reynella Bowling Club (SA)- Read more
– St Albans Bowls Club Inc (Vic) – Read more
– St Lawrence Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1989
– Television series Mazda Jack High went into recess after 9 years on ABCTV.
– Introduction of 5 year plan at the instigation of the Australian Sports Commission.
Plan and budget required to cover administration, national and international competition, Coaching, Junior development and promotional activities.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Adelaide, SA. 4,788 entries.
– Balmoral Gardens Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Balmoral Gardens Ladies Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Forrestfield Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Geraldton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Goodna Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Hope Valley Bowling & Community Club Inc. (SA)
– Narangba Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Tocumwal Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Warnbro Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
1990
– Australian Championships title transferred from the Champion of State Champions event.
– Australian best ever performance at Commonwealth Games winning three gold medals.
Rob Parrella – Men’s Singles. Ian Schuback and Trevor Morris – Mens Pairs and Women’s fours
– Benowa Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1991
– Australian Bowls Council adopts new corporate name and becomes Bowls Australia Inc.
Delegates reduced from three to two for the six States and one each for ACT and NT.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Melbourne, VIC. 4,600 entries.
– Pacific Palms Bowling Club (NSW)
– Gracemere Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Harvey Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Koorda Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Wellington Point Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1992
– Bowls Australia adopts the policy of appointing a Side Manager outside Council and for fixed term.
First appointment-Keith Poole MBE (QLD).
– First player outside the UK wins the World Indoor Bowls Singles Championship -Ian Schuback (NSW).
– First Australian to be elected as President of the World Indoor Bowls Council, Al Mewett of Bowls Australia.
– Mazda Jack High returned to television. Played at Tweed heads and telecast by Channel 9. Winner – Rob Parrella (QLD).
– First President of Bowls Australia to be elected by vote after Council agrees to terminate the rota system – Ron Tuckerman (ACT).
– Australia win gold in fours at women’s world championship (Leamington Spa, England) Skippered by Margaret Sumner (Vic) – Read more.
– Boddington Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Gracemere Bowling Club Inc (QLD)- Read more
– Greensborough Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Mount Cottrell Bowling Club Inc (Vic) – Read more
– Normanton Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
1993
– New company formed to control and conduct Bowls Australia events both national and international. The Company to be known as Bowls Event Management Ltd.
– Article of Association allow for personnel with special expertise to become board members. Such personnel may or may not belong to the Bowls fraternity.
– Public announcement confirmed World Bowls 1996 to be held in Adelaide.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Perth, WA. 3,642 entries.
– Binningup Bowls Club (WA)
– Cooloola Coast Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Ledge Point Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Spearwood Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Vermont South Club (Vic) – Read more
– Warwick Bowling Club Inc (WA)
– Warwick Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
1994
– Australia wins Gold Medal in men’s pairs at Commonwealth Games.
Rex Johnston and Cameron Curtis, youngest ever gold medal winner at 23 years of age.
– Calliope Central Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Bayswater Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– McKenzie Park Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
– Tambellup Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
1995
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Hobart, TAS. 2,497 entries.
– Broadmeadows Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Couglin Park Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Guilderton Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Willow Lodge Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
1996
– Bowls Australia Council decides to implement a Merchandising Scheme.
The Council decides to form a Board of Management composed of the President as its Chairman and having 3 directors elected to represent the Bowling fraternity and three independent directors elected for their expertise outside bowls although they may be bowlers.
The Chief Executive Officer is included on the Board without voting rights.
– Australia stages Men’s WBC (Lockleys, SA).
– Beaumaris Bowls Club ( WA)
– Boulder Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Camberwell Central Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more –
(this formation as a result of the amalgamation of City of Camberwell and South Camberwell Bowling Clubs)
– Collingwood Northcote Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Joondalup Ladies Bowling Club (formerly Beaumaris Ladies Bowling Club) – (WA)
1997
– Talks commence between the Australian Women’s Bowls Council and Bowls Australia to determine whether it is possible for the two bodies to merge and the conditions of the merger if it is considered feasible.
– Australian Men’s Pairs Championship – Alice Springs
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Sydney, NSW.
– Unification Committee formed.
– Australian Indoor Championship.
– Asia Pacific Championship
– Australia Junior Championship
– Bell Post Hill Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Merriwa A.F.A. Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
1998
– Contract secured with ABC TV and Fox Sports who guarantee over 30 hours of free to air and 70 hours of pay TV for the sport.
– Australia wins gold medal in Men’s pairs at Commonwealth Games. B. Duprez and M. Jacobson.
– Barooga Sports (formerly Cobram Barooga Golf) Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Derwent City Bowls Club Inc (formerly City Bowls Club and Derwent Bowls Club) (TAS)
1999
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Brisbane, QLD. 2,623 entries.
– Brighton Bowling and Tennis Club Ladies Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
– Darebin City Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
2000
– Australian Men’s Team win Leonard Trophy for best performed team at World Bowls Championships.
– Woodford and District Bowling Club (QLD) – Read more
2001
– Australia host the Asia Pacific Championships in Moama.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Adelaide, TAS. 2,052 entries.
– Belmont Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
– Grafton District Services Women’s Bowling Club (formerly Grafton City Bowling Club and Grafton RSL Bowling Club (NSW)
– North Head Women’s Bowling Club (NSW)
2002
– Bowls Australia and Women’s Bowls Australia form one national body.
– Commonwealth Games hosted in Manchester – Karen Murphy wins a silver medal in the women’s singles.
– Caboolture Lakes Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
2003
– Rob Dobbins appointed as National Coach for both the men and women.
– Get on the Green program launched.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Melbourne, VIC.
– Bolgart Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Boulder Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Tammin Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
2004
– Mens World Bowls Tournament
Gold Singles: Steve Glasson
Fours: Brett Duprez, Michael Wilks, Kelvin Kerkow & Kevin Wals
– Womens World Bowls Tournament
Pairs: Maria Rigby & Karen Murphy
Triples: Jenny Harragon, Katrina Wright & Roma Dunn
– Rob Dobbins retires as National Coach.
– Cameron Curtis appointed as National Coach and Ian Schuback appointed as Technical Coach.
– The successful introduction of Bowls Australia’s new event calendar with grand prix tournaments being held at leading clubs across Australia.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Newcastle, NSW
Ballarat Memorial Sports Bowling Club (Vic) – Read more
2005
– Bowls Australia successfully staged the inaugural Australian Open at the Yarraville-Footscray bowling club from 15-19 March.
– In conjunction with the Australian Open, Bowls Australia together with AUSRAPID hosted the inaugural Australian Bowls Classic for bowlers with an intellectual disability.
– The first World Cup was staged in Hong Kong by World Bowls. Australian representative Mark Casey won the men’s singles crown and Lynsey Armitage secured the women’s singles at the World Junior Cup.
– AWBC (Women’s National Championship) held in Hobart, TAS.
2006
– Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games
– The Australian bowls team records its best ever effort at a Commonwealth Games with three gold medals, a silver and a bronze from six events.
Australia’s previous best was in 1990 when the side won three gold and a silver.
The huge medal haul also betters the record by any country since 1986 when the bowls competition first comprised six disciplines.
Women’s results
QF Singles: Maria Rigby – QF
Gold Pairs: Lynsey Armitage & Karen Murphy
Silver Triples: Noi Tucker, Roma Dunn & Ceri Ann Davies – Silver
Men’s results
Gold singles: Kelven Kerkow
Bronze pairs: Barrie Lester & Nathan Rice
Gold triples: Bill Cornehls, Wayne Turley & Mark Casey
2007
– Asia Pacific Championships
The Australian team created history with an unprecedented four gold, two silver and two bronze medals.
Gold medallists
Women’s pairs – Lynsey Armitage & Karen Murphy
Men’s pairs – Leif Selby & Nathan Rice
Men’s triples – Bill Cornehls, Wayne Turley & Mark Casey
Men’s fours – Leif Selby, Bill Cornehls, Wayne Turley & Mark Casey
– Trans Tasman
The Australian team again created history by eliminating the New Zealand team in just two days of play. The team consisted of:
Julie Keegan, Karen Murphy, Kelsey Cottrell, Sharyn Renshaw & Claire Duke
Nathan Rice, Barrie Lester, Scott Caundle, Wayne Turley & Anthony Kiepe
– World Team Cup
Australia organised and hosted the inaugural World Team Cup, hosted by Tweed Heads Bowls Club. Australia won the title for both the men’s and women’s divisions.
Men’s team – Aron Sherriff, Wayne Turley & Nathan Rice
Women’s team – Kelsey Cottrell, Julie Keegan & Karen Murphy
Valley Ladies Bowling Club (WA)
– Bowen Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
2008
– Trans Tasman test series
Australia retained both the men’s and women’s trophies with strong victories against New Zealand inside of two days at the Burnside Bowling Club in Christchurch. The team consisted of:
Mark Casey, Nathan Rice, Wayne Turley, Aron Sherriff, Bill Cornehls
Karen Murphy, Kelsey Cottrell, Claire Duke, Julie Keegan, Lynsey Armitage
– World Championships
Australia had its best result at the World Championships, finishing the event with seven medals from eight events.
Our women’s team claimed four medals from four events, including one gold, two silver and one bronze, as well as the Taylor Trophy as the number one women’s team in the world. Our men’s team claimed two Silver and one bronze, with our triples team going down to Fiji in a quarter-final.
Our men’s team finished the event one point off top spot to be ranked number two in the world.
Women’s team:
Gold medal: Fours (Karen Murphy, Julie Keegan, Claire Duke, Lynsey Armitage)
Silver medal: Triples (Claire Duke, Julie Keegan, Kelsey Cottrell)
Bronze medal: Singles (Kelsey Cottrell)
Bronze medal: Pairs (Karen Murphy, Lynsey Armitage)
Men’s team:
Silver medal: Fours (Mark Casey, Wayne Turley, Nathan Rice, Bill Cornehls)
Silver medal: Singles (Aron Sherriff)
Bronze medal: Pairs (Nathan Rice, Aron Sherriff)
– Maylands Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
– Trayning Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
2009
– Capel Bowling Club (WA) – Read more
2010
– Awards Night
Bowls Australia staged its inaugural Awards Night in Melbourne.
11 of the sport’s premier athletes and administrators were rewarded for their contribution of the year.
The Awards Night would become an annual fixture on the Bowls Australia calendar.
– Trans Tasman, Bundaberg
Australia fired an ominous warning ahead of the up-coming Commonwealth Games after clean sweeping New Zealand in the Trans Tasman test series in Bundaberg.
Men’s: Australia wins 4-2 and reclaims the men’s trophy
Women’s: Australia wins 3-3 on a count back and retains the women’s trophy
Overall Trans Tasman: Australia wins 7-5 and reclaims the overall Trans Tasman trophy
– Delhi Commonwealth Games
Australia finished with three silver and one bronze medal.
-Mudgee Women’s Bowling Club (formerly Mudgee Women’s Bowling Club and Mudgee Soldier’s Women’s Bowling Club)(NSW)
– Woodlands Park Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Yeppoon Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
2011
– Hall of Fame
Bowls Australia staged its inaugural Hall of Fame in Adelaide, commemorate the sport’s most deserving figures for their achievements both on and off the green, with induction representing the highest level of peer recognition for an individual’s performance or contribution to the sport.
39 past and present athletes and administrators were inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011, which would go on to be held every two years.
– Asia Pacific Championships
Australian concluded the 15-nation Asia Pacific Championships with a final medal haul of two gold, five silver and a bronze medal
2012
– Corowa Civic Bowls Club (Vic) – Read more
– Trans Tasman, Lockleys Bowling Club
Australia retained the men’s trophy, 2-1
Australia claimed women’s trophy 2-1
Australia won overall trophy 4-2
Australian players: Lynsey Armitage, Karen Murphy, Kelsey Cottrell, Rebecca Quail, Natasha Van Eldik, Leif Selby, Aron Sherriff, Brett Wilkie, Wayne Ruediger, Mark Casey.
– SA International Series, Holdfast Bay.
The green and gold nation completed the six-nation tournament with eight medals from as many disciplines; winning three gold and five silver to reaffirm its status as a world powerhouse in the lead up to lawn bowls’ pinnacle event; the 24-nation World Championships.
– World Championships, Adelaide’s Lockleys and Holdfast Bay Bowls Clubs.
Australia capped off a stellar year with a scintillating performance at the 2012 World Championships.
The final count saw the host country finish on five gold and two silver medals, ahead of Scotland on three gold and three bronze, and New Zealand on three silver and two bronze.
Every member of the ten-strong Jackaroos team exited the event with a coveted golden medallion around their neck and a world title to their name.
Australian results:
Men’s singles: Gold – Leif Selby
Women’s singles: Gold – Karen Murphy
Men’s pairs: Silver – Leif Selby and Aron Sherriff
Women’s pairs: Gold – Kelsey Cottrell and Rebecca Quail
Men’s triples: Silver – Wayne Ruediger, Brett Wilkie and Mark Casey
Women’s triples: Gold – Natasha Van Eldik, Lynsey Armitage and Karen Murphy
Men’s fours: Gold – Wayne Ruediger, Brett Wilkie, Mark Casey and Aron Sherriff
Women’s fours: No medal.
– Northern Suburbs Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more
2013
– Trans Tasman
Australia claimed the overall trophies for senior, development and under-18 competitions, with New Zealand’s only test victory coming courtesy of their Under-18 boys’ contingent.
For the first time since the event’s inception, the senior, development and under-18 Trans Tasman events were all staged simultaneously.
– Palm Lake Resort Truganina Bowls Club
2014
– Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland
Australian Jackaroos Team-
Women’s Singles- Kelsey Cottrell
Women’s Pairs- Carla Odgers, Natasha Scott
Women’s Triples- Lynsey Clarke, Karen Murphy, Kelsey Cottrell (silver)
Women’s Fours- Carla Odgers, Natasha Scott, Lynsey Clarke, Karen Murhy
Men’s Singles- Aron Sherriff (bronze)
Men’s Pairs- Brett Wilkie, Aron Sherriff
Men’s Triples- Wayne Ruediger, Nathan Rice, Matthew Flapper
Men’s Fours- Wayne Ruediger, Brett Wilkie, Nathan Rice, Matthew Flapper (bronze)
2015
– Trans-Tasman- Burnside Bowling Club, Christchurch NZ
The Australian Men, Development Women and Development Men all won their respective overall trophies.
– The Australian Open was staged on the Gold Coast for the first time in the events 10 year history. Participation records were broken and the tournament became the richest bowls event in the world carrying a huge $225,000 prize pool.
– Asia Pacific Championships- Burnside Bowling Club and Club Papanui, Christchurch NZ
Australia claimed the overall women’s trophy and finished a narrow second in the men’s overall behind New Zealand with a total of 4 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals of a possible 8.
Women’s Singles- Karen Murphy (gold)
Women’s Pairs- Kelsey Cottrell, Karen Murphy (gold)
Women’s Triples- Carla Odgers, Anne Johns, Natasha Scott (silver)
Women’s Fours- Carla Odgers, Kelsey Cottrell, Anne Johns, Natasha Scott (gold)
Men’s Singles- Aron Sherriff (gold)
Men’s Pairs- Ray Pearse, Nathan Rice (bronze)
Men’s Triples- Wayne Ruediger, Mark Casey, Aron Sherriff (bronze)
Men’s Fours- Wayne Ruediger, Ray Pearse, Nathan Rice, Mark Casey (silver)
– Torrensville Bowling Club (SA)
2016
– Royal Melbourne Golf Club Bowls Section (Vic) – Read more
2017
2018
– Wests Tigers Bowls Club (QLD) – Read more