Club Regulations

Registered Clubs Act

Important Information for Club Members

Members of a registered club are able to view financial and governance documentation. This Club is by law required to keep a register containing information that relates to the management and financial administration of the Club including:

  1. A list of disclosures, declarations and returns made by the governing body and employees of the Club.
  2. The salary bands of the Club’s top executives.
  3. Details of the overseas travel made by the governing body and employees of the Club.
  4. Details of loans given by the Club to employees.
  5. Details of certain contracts executed by the Club.
  6. Salary details of Club employees who are close relatives of a member of the Club’s governing body or a top executive.
  7. Details of the payments made by the Club for consultant services.
  8. Details of legal settlements made by the Club with a member of the governing body or an employee of the Club.
  9. Details of legal fees paid by the Club for a member of the governing body or an employee of the Club.
  10. The Club’s annual gaming machine profit.
  11. The amount applied by the Club to Community Development and Support.

The Club must prepare quarterly financial statements for the governing body that incorporate:

  1. The Club’s profit and loss accounts and trading accounts for the quarter, and
  2. A balance sheet as at the end of the quarter.

Members may view the register or the financial statements by written request to the Club.

Club Rules for Visitors

Many people attempt to enter a licenced club without being aware there are entry requirements imposed by the Registered Clubs Act 1976 and the clubs’ own rules.

A visitor can enter a club that allows temporary membership if they meet any of the following criteria:

  1. They reside more than 5 kilometres from the club, or
  2. Member of another club that has ​similar objectives, or
  3. Member of another club and invited to attend an organised sporting event.

Visitors should present photo ID (such as a drivers licence) with current address.

If you are attending a function, such as a wedding, those guests who are not eligible to enter as temporary members can usually enter as guests of a member attending the wedding.

Entry Requirements

Age restrictions

Persons must be 18 years or over to enter most areas of a licenced club.

Minors can enter designated areas, as approved, including alcohol-free functions.

Area restrictions

Minors are not permitted to enter gaming machine area.

Serving Alcohol Responsibly

Everglades Country Club supports the Responsible Service of Alcohol & Responsible Conduct of Gambling at all times.