The Theosophical
Society in Australia

Hobart Branch

Gosford Group

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month 8.00pm to 10.00pm February to november

All welcome to Meetings: Narara Community Centre, 2 Pandala Road, Narara, NSW, 2250
Donation: $5
(light supper after)

2023 Programme

Tuesday 14th February
Pete Twohig, Author, philosopher, poet, psychic healer, musician, artist, naturopath, and homeopath
Autism is not what you think: it is how I think
1 in 40 people is autistic, that is, they are neurodiverse. We are not diseased, we do not have a disorder, syndrome or medical problem, and we are not on a spectrum. But we are different. How?

Tuesday 14th March
Alan Turvey, Hypnotherapist
Hypnotherapy & The Subconscious
Hypnotherapy is a purely natural state that allows direct access to the subconscious mind where our learned behaviour pattern-making systems reside. Case study.

Tuesday 11th April
Mariette Blackmore, Retired Scientist, NLP Practitioner
NLP—Aspects of Neurolinguistic Programming
NLP is an approach to communication and personal development that focuses on how individuals organise their thinking, feelings and language. Highlighting some powerful aspects of NLP.

Tuesday 9th May
Nat Dodin, Yoga Teacher
The Secret Life of Water: Water Consciousness
Amazing revelations of what we may take for granted—water. Based on Dr Emoto and Vada Austin’s astounding research.

Tuesday 13th June
Gerard Brennan, TS NSW State Representative
Beside the Tranquil Lake
Explores the link between humans & the natural world around us. How aspects of nature, eg lakes, mountains, forests, etc, are of profound significance to man’s experience of the Sacred over time. Various traditions have a deep respect for the Divine in all creation. Group sharing uplifting experiences of the beauty & healing qualities of the natural world.

Tuesday 11th July
Simon O’Rourke, TS member of 30 years. Education Co-ordinator for TS Society
Living a Theosophic Life
TS co-founder, Col Henry Olcott, said the main principles of Theosophy could be taught to anyone, even a child, within an hour. We have a responsibility with greater knowledge to put what we know into practice. What does it mean to live a Theosophic Life?

Tuesday 8th August
Keith Howes, Experienced TS speaker
Does Theosophy have a Sense of Humour?
TS Researcher, spirited lecturer delves into the human comedy behind this ancient wisdom.

Tuesday 12th September
Chris Challis, Astrologer & University of the 3rd Age lecturer
Are you a Starseed? Let’s find out. A practical awakening or discovery of old souls with deep spiritual wisdom that has been lying dormant.

Tuesday 10th October
Isolde Sueltemeyer, Experienced TS speaker & life member
Albert Schweitzer - My Life is my Argument
Polymath: theologian, musician, philosopher, and physician, renowned humanitarian and advocate of peace. 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for founding the Lambaréné Hospital in west Africa, and for his “reverence for life” philosophy.

Tuesday 14th November
Donna Markell, Head of Central Coast Common Law Group
The Bible: A basis for our lives and legal system
An experienced proponent of Common Law principles and practical, ethical application. The need to go back to the basics of our laws.

Tuesday 12th December
AGM and discussion. AGM & Celebrating Christmas & learnings from 2023
Also, planning for 2024 talks — wish list of topics.

Co-ordinator:  Mariette: 0402 483 317      Email: [email protected]
Pamela: 0415 288 873
Secretary/Treasurer:  Roni: (02) 4358 1413

Zoom registration for online meetings: click this link

Study Group: Meets 4th Tuesday of each month (January to November) 10am to 12.30pm. Bring a plate to share for lunch (finishes about 2pm). Held at member’s home on Central Coast. Current book reading: Letters to a Starseed by Rebecca Campbell.

Objects of The Theosophical Society:

  1. To form a nucleus of the Universal Brotherhood of Humanity, without distinction of race, creed, sex, caste or colour.
  2. To encourage the study of comparative religion, philosophy and science.
  3. To investigate the unexplained laws of nature and the powers latent in the human being.


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