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Known Go Clubs in Australia

Club organisers: please update your entry by contacting the Secretary. You don't have to have a formal club to be listed here.

Adelaide Go Players

Contact: The Adelaide Go mailing list administrators, Brenton Williams and Alexander Hanysz
Mailing list: Adelaide Go Players (adelaide@go.org.au), members only posting, use the enquiry form to be added.
Meets: Living Choice Retirement Village, 123 Fisher St Fullarton 5063, in the cafe area immediately past the foyer (Saturday afternoons from 1:30pm to 4:30pm once a fortnight from 13 January 2018)

Tasmanian Go Club

Contact: Michael Cromer(mccromer.g@gmail.com, 0418 848 465)
Meets: Room 333, Mathematics and Physics Building, University of Tasmania, Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay (Tuesday afternoons from 5pm)
Facebook: page

Brisbane Go Club

Chapter of: Queensland Go Society
Contact: Allan Hunt, secretary@brisbane.go.org.au
Mailing list: brisbane-players@go.org.au, members only posting, contact Allan to be added to the list
Meets: Ace Comics and Games, Shop 18, Annerley Arcade, 478 Ipswich Road, Annerley (Tuesday evenings 6:30pm to 10:30pm)
Also meets: Conexio Games Cafe, Old Northern Road, Albany Creek (second Friday every month from 7pm to 9pm)
Facebook: group and page

Gold Coast Go Club

Chapter of: Queensland Go Society
Contact: Yoko Usami, goldcoast@go.org.au
Mailing list: gold-coast-players@go.org.au, members only posting, contact Yoko to be added to the list
Meets: Links Hope Island Golf Club, Hope Island Road, Hope Island (last Sunday of each month from 1pm)
Facebook: page

Bun Bu Ryo Do go group

Chapter of: Queensland Go Society - note that BBRD has many martial arts, of which go is one of the smallest
Contact: Michael Baczynski (michael.baczynski@bbrd.org.au, 04 1144 2081)
Meets: Refectory, R Block, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba on Tuesday lunchtimes from 1pm, BYO goban.
Facebook: page

Griffith Go Club

Chapter of: Queensland Go Society
Contact: Mirjam Marz via the Facebook group
Meets: Nathan Campus, Griffith University (weekly during semester, 2018 dates TBA)
Facebook: group

Lismore Go Club

Chapter of: Queensland Go Society - yes, across the border in northern NSW
Contact: Robin Garner, robin.garner@gmail.com
Meets: on campus, Southern Cross University, Lismore (email for details)
Facebook: page managed by Jeni Allenby

Canberra Go Club

Contact: Neville Smythe, 02 6232 7277 (H); email Neville.Smythe@optusnet.com.au
Meets: Ground floor, Baldessin (Asian Studies) building, Australian National University campus - entrance off Ellery Circuit (Wednesday evenings from 6pm until late)

Victorian Go Club

Contact: James Kaaden james.kaaden@gmail.com
Meets: LongLongJourney Board Game Club (桌游俱乐部), 48 Rutland Road, Box Hill, Melbourne, from 7pm on Wednesday nights.

Gore Street Irregulars

Contact: Aidan Walsh, aideaux@gmail.com
Meets: Union Club Hotel, corner Webb and Gore Streets, Fitzroy, Melbourne, from 5:30pm on Wednesday nights.

Ballarat Go Club

Contact: Michael Hyde, 0406940501, mickahyde@facebook
Meets: every Monday 2pm to 5pm , Redan, Victoria (pm or call for details)
Facebook: group

University of Melbourne Go Club

Contact: Cary Jin, 0402491671; email goclub.unimelb@gmail.com
Meets: weekly in semester on campus, University of Melbourne, Parkville (email or call for details)
Facebook: group

Sydney Go Club

Contact: David Mitchell, david@1wilshire2230.net.au
Professional in residence: Younggil An (lectures and/or simultaneous games from 7pm meeting nights)
Meets: Second floor, Philas House, 17 Brisbane Street, Surry Hills (Friday nights 5pm to 10pm)
Facebook: group
Youtube: channel

University of Sydney Go Society

Contact: Daniel Li, 0490335219, kwantaoli@gmail.com
Meets: International Student Lounge, Level 4 Wentworth Building, University of Sydney Camperdown Campus (Mondays 5pm to 7pm, Thursdays 1pm to 3pm in semester)
Facebook: group

UNSW Go Club

Contact: Kevin Yee (info@unswgoclub.org) or the Facebook group
Meets: University of New South Wales, Kensington; Main library seminary rooms 209/210, (Thursdays 1pm to 6pm), Australian School of Business Theatre 119 (Wednesdays 1pm to 6pm)
Facebook: group

Perth Go Club

Contact: Clive Hunt (clivehunt@bigpond.com)
Mailing list: Perth Go Players (perth@go.org.au), members only posting, contact Clive to be added to the list.
Meets: Tzu Chi Australia, 247 Fitzgerald Street, West Perth (Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm).
Also meets: Robertson Library Makerspace, Curtin University, Bentley campus (Wednesdays from noon to half past one).
Facebook: page

Known Go Teachers in Australia

Younggil An (Sydney)

Contact: An Young Gil (anyoungkil@gmail.com, 0401399827)
Location: Professional in residence at the Sydney Go Club, teaches there and via the internet.
Teaching: Lectures and classes, one-to-one tutoring in go
Speaks: English, Korean

William Qian (Sydney)

Contact: William Qian (wqian@tpg.com.au, 0401-292-598)
Location: Kingsgrove
Teaching: group classes, specialising in young players 25k to 8k, runs a club for young children on Sunday afternoons, contact for details
Languages: Chinese, English

Daniel Li (Sydney University)

Contact: Daniel Li (kwantaoli@gmail.com, 0490-335-219)
Location: Chatswood, Sydney University
Teaching: one on one and group classes
Languages: English, Chinese

David Mitchell (Sydney)

Contact: David Mitchell (david@1wilshire2230.net.au, 0413-080-900)
Location: Cronulla; Sydney Go Club Surry Hills; Online
Teaching: one on one and group classes, monthly beginners classes at Sydney Go Club
Languages: English

Way to Go (Melbourne)

Contact: James Kaaden (james.kaaden@gmail.com, 0408 560 459)
Location: Victorian Go Club, or we come to you!
Teaching: One on one and group lessons
Speaks: English

Institute 361 (Perth)

Contact: Silvia Loveza (silvia@institute361.com, 0406 097 868)
Location: Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.
Teaching: "The Go Schools program is designed to engage students from all ages with learning, improve attention-span and improve social skills. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help build Go in the curriculum, and run Go classes as an extra-curriculum activity." Also pro bono at the Go Learn events of the Perth Go Club at Robertson Library on Wednesdays.
Speaks: Bulgarian, Czech, English, French, Korean, Russian, Slovak

Known Go Suppliers in Australia

Kimono Quilt Australia (Victoria)

Contact: Bill Camp (kimonoquilt@gmail.com)
Sells: Refinished floor Gobans, wooden bowls, slate and shell stones, all from Japan. Full description on the website.
Location: Mail order (items shipped from workshop near Geelong).
Open: Internet hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time.

Institute 361 (Perth)

Contact: Silvia Loveza (silvia@institute361.com, 0406 097 868)
Sells: High quality Go boards of all sizes from sustainably sourced wood. The boards are jeweled with genuine double convex, black and white Yan Zi stones.
Location: Mail order, or pick up at one of the Perth Go meetings.
Open: Business hours Australian Western Standard Time.

JW & S Hardy (Brisbane northside)

Contact: John Hardy (sales@johnhardy.com.au, 0409-786050)
Sells: Full range of Kiseido go books, Go World magazine, stones, boards and sundries
Location: Mail order. Brisbane customers can pick up their items by appointment in Carindale.
Open: By appointment.

PacifiGo (Brisbane southside)

Contact: Allan Hunt (allanhunt24@gmail.com)
Sells: Affordable go equipment - bamboo boards, plastic and glass stones.
Location: eBay. Mail order or pick up at the Brisbane Go Club.
Open: Business hours Australian Eastern Standard Time.

Mail: Australian Go Association
PO Box 149 Woody Point Qld 4019