Serving our Community

Event Sponsor - Club Marconi

Event Sponsor - Club Marconi

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The concept of an Italian Club was discussed between Italian settlers in 1951, but only in 1958 it started to become a reality. It was born on the necessity of a meeting place for Italians of the Fairfield local government area. A place where they could continue to be proud of their heritage and the people and nation that gave them a new home and future.

Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of the wireless, was chosen because of his appeal to both Italians and Australians. His scientific genius provided a connection in the form of communication between different cultures and countries.

Contrary to its origins of simply serving an Italian community, the Club Marconi of today provides sporting, entertaining, educational and social facilities for this multi-cultural community. However, the core of its existence to satisfy a culture remains, rather, has extended and has targeted it's facilities and services equally to a wider cultural community.

Located on 31 acres of parkland and playing fields at Bossley Park, Club Marconi is the most cosmopolitan club in Australia. It has over 35,000 members representing 18 nationalities and over 24 different languages plus a team of over 200 staff.

Unlike many other like organisations, the feeling of welcoming and satisfying diverse cultures in one Club, was inherited by its founders and remains today as motivation to continue its growth and success.