Welcome to the website of the Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite (or Rose Croix) for Region 1 in Australia. We thank you for taking your time to visit us.
The Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite is an appendant Order to Craft Freemasonry and membership is offered to Master Masons from regular Craft Lodges. Although this website focuses on the geographical area within Australia defined by Region 1, much of the information contained herein is shared equally across Australia and indeed the world.
The principal aims of this website are to:
- promote Freemasonry in general within our communities particularly to good men who are searching for more;
- promote the Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite and its honourable ideals;
- inform the community of the Order’s presence, history and structure;
- inspire Master Masons who are seeking more knowledge to consider petitioning to join the Rite; and
- provide a central technological hub for Region 1 and to facilitate timely and efficient communication and collaboration among members of the Rite.
The Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite is the world’s second largest Masonic Order after the Craft, or ‘Blue’ Lodge, and is the largest Masonic Order operating under a common and global Grand Constitution.
The information and opinions expressed on this site are not necessarily endorsed by the Supreme Council for Australia, but are largely the result of the author’s 35 years of accumulated experience as a Freemason, and deep passion for the Craft in general.