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Annual General Meeting 2022

Hoppers Crossing Sports Club


Wednesday, 30th March 2022

7.00pm, HCSC community rooms.


• Confirmation of the minutes of the 2021 Annual General Meeting

• Correspondence

• Financial Statements, Balance Sheets and reports 2021

• Notice or Notices of Motion

• Declaration of Poll for the Board of Directors

• General Business

• Close

Sports Bar menu on offer this week

We’re sorry to have to inform you that due to staff shortages the bistro will not be operating this week. We will have our Sports Bar menu on offer from 5:30pm Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.

Venue Update 22.2.22

Morning all,

At this morning’s press conference Premier Daniel Andrews announced further easing of restrictions, which will come into place from 11.59 Friday 25 February.The public health recommendation for Victorians to work or study from home will be removed.Masks will no longer be needed in most Victorian indoor settings, however there are a number of settings wear masks will still be required.

Those setting include:

• People on public transport, in taxis and ride-share, on planes, and indoors at an airport.

• People working or visiting hospitals, and indoor areas at care facilities.

•Workers in hospitality, retail and the court system.

• Workers at justice and correctional facilities.

• Students in year three or above at primary school, and workers at early childhood centres and primary schools (masks can be removed in secondary school).

• People working indoors at an event with more than 30,000 people attending.

• In special circumstances, such as if you have COVID-19 or are a close contact and you’re leaving home.

As you may be aware, density limits no longer apply. But we respectfully request social distancing where possible.

Cheers & beers

George Csifo

General Manager

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Club Closure – Break In

Good morning members.

Unfortunately the club was broken into overnight and will not be opening until Police conduct their investigations and the premises are safely secure.

Thank you for your patience and we hope to be open later this afternoon.

George Csifo,

General Manager

R.I.P Steve McNamara

It is with deep sadness to hear of the passing of life member and former president Steve McNamara on Saturday.

Steve was a long term club person and committee member who also served as president for six seasons from 2008-2014.Steve was inducted as a HCCC Life Member in 2014.

Steve was also a director on the Hoppers Crossing Sports Club board for six years from 2007 to 2013.The McNamara family had a massive impact on our club for many years and have immensely helped shape the club as we know it.

Our deepest condolences and thoughts are with Josie, John and Daniel in this difficult time. RIP Steve

Bistro Re-Open Delay

Attention members,

Due to lack of staff we will not be re-opening the bistro this week and will instead re-open on Thursday the 27th of January.

The Sports Bar menu will be available on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday night from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

We apologise for any inconveience.


Hi all,

The Victorian Health Minister has made some announcements about easing of restrictions. You’ll see from the excerpt below that the rules for hospitality are NOT changing at this point. This means that we must continue to wear masks whilst serving and patrons MUST show their vaccination status.

“The mandatory vaccination requirement will be removed for all customers in retail, except hair and beauty services, and will also be removed in real estate, places of worship, weddings and funerals. Mask settings in retail remain unchanged.Under the pandemic orders, restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs are still only open to fully vaccinated patrons andstaff. Workers are required to wear masks.”



Venue Update – 27/10/21

Dear Members,

We will be reopening at 6pm this Friday. As you are aware there are some rules that are associated with this.

  • Proof of vaccination status required
  • All people aged 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated to enter
  • We will accept a digital certificate on your smart device or a printed copy of your immunisation history statement together with photo ID or a signed medical exemption from your doctor together with photo ID

These rules will be strictly adhered to by the staff and security.

  • Capacity limits are in place and will be strictly adhered to
  • Bookings for the bistro are essential
  • Bistro trading hours: Friday 6pm – 8:30pm & Saturday (lunch) 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Trading hours for the club this weekend are:

Friday 6:00pm – 1:00am, Saturday 9:00am – 1:00am & Sunday 10:00am – 10:00pm

Please note the only point of entry this Friday will be the main entrance at the front of the building. We ask you to be patient and look forward to seeing you all back in the club.

Cheers & Beers

George Csifo

General Manager

Venue Update – 18th of October 2021

Good morning members,

We have been advised this morning that the roadmap we thought would be in place, is in actual fact not accurate. Taking this into consideration, unfortunately we will not be reopening until Melbourne Metro is at 16+ 80% fully vaccinated. According to reports, this should be achieved on or about November 1st. At that stage all areas of the club will be made available to you, our loyal members. I will keep you updated as we get more information.

Stay safe and take care.

George Csifo
General Manager

Venue Update – October 17th 2021

Good afternoon all,
Finally some good news. The bottom line to today’s announcement is that we can reopen this coming Friday. I have already spoken to industry associates in regional Victoria along with our President Simon, and can confirm that we will trade from this coming Friday, albeit in a very restricted environment. In accordance with the lifting of restrictions, only fully vaccinated people will be allowed on premise and all of my staff will be compliant to the PHO’s guidelines.
I am meeting with key staff early next week to plan a strategy and will advise our loyal members accordingly. We will be utilising both indoor & outdoor solutions to get us through to the next stage of the roadmap scheduled for early November at this stage.
Take care & stay safe

George Csifo
General Manager

Venue Update 15/07/21

Hi all, by now you would be aware that we are in lockdown from midnight tonight. At this stage we will be reopening at 9am next Wednesday morning.Tomorrow night’s member’s draw will be live streamed at 7pm where someone could win $100.Thank you for your ongoing support as we venture into lockdown #5.0

Cheers, George.

Updated Trading Hours!

Venue Update 23/06/21

Good afternoon members.

The Victorian Government have eased restrictions and has the following impacts on our club.

  • Masks must still be worn indoors.
  • QR code registration remains in place and is a requirement to enter the club at any time.
  • Food & drink remains seated service only.
  • No group limits apply, however density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies (Venue limit = 180)

Based on this information, we will be reintroducing the following:

  • Our members draw to be conducted at the club on Friday nights.
  • Buy one, get one free promotion in the bistro on Wednesday nights from next week.
  • Beer bucks at 4-5-6pm on Wednesdays from next week.

These new rules are for the next two weeks, until July 8th.

Thank you to all who continue to support our great club, and we look forward to seeing you soon.


George Csifo

General Manager

Hoppers Crossing Sports Club.