Matthew Talbot

Homelessness is a growing problem in today’s society. According to a recent report, the number of those sleeping rough in Sydney is at a five-year high, with a staggering 23 per cent increase since August 2014. So, those who help them face an uphill challenge in trying to meet their needs. Click the link to read more.

Oakdene House Foundation "Changing lives"

Your Club supports many local community-focused organisations through funding contributions and sponsorship. One of the current projects that we support is the Oakdene House Foundation, which is located just around the corner from the Club. Oakdene has been established to offer support, information and services to those affected by gambling and alcohol. It has a special focus on assisting and supporting the families of those whose lives are affected by gambling and alcohol.

Centenary of ANZAC

Even the most eloquent find it hard to explain the significance of Anzac day to Australians. At its core Anzac day marks the anniversary of the first major military campaign fought by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during the First World War...

Pho@Fairfield Best Vietnamese Restaurant in Sydney Metro

It's official: Pho@Fairfield is the best Vietnamese restaurant in Sydney, taking out the top spot at the 2013 Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering Awards (RCA) for Excellence. Evaluating restaurants for the quality of their service and the authenticity, flavour and presentation of their food, the awards recognise outstanding achievements in the Australian hospitality industry. The team at Pho@Fairfield are committed to serving up the best of traditional Vietnamese cuisine in a relaxed, sophisticated atmosphere.

Busy Bees Prepare La Tratt Honey

Why all this talk of bees and honey? The Club has recently installed our own hives. Located adjacent to our rooftop herb garden hives have been installed and the 300,000 resident bees are busy collecting pollen and nectar from the local gardens to produce our latest offering in the La Tratt Cucina range, Miele (Honey). 

Rooftop wonderland - a bumper crop of goodies

Whilst you are dining, playing or socialising at Fairfield RSL, there are herbs, fruits and vegetables sleepily growing just a few metres above you on our rooftop! The trend to pursue more sustainable options for supplies and to ‘connect’ kitchen and restaurant staff and customers with the source of products has grown like crazy in the past few years.

Tranquillity on your arrival

Imagine a long, green-blue pool, fringed by native palms, long grasses and lush hedging. In the centre stand five Balinese bowls, elevated on plinths and overflowing with water. The movement sends ripples across the Italian mosaic that lines the pool's floor and water laps at the bluestone of the pool's edges. At night, soft lights illuminate the five bowls, glinting off the flowing water and the leaves of the plants in the surrounding gardens.