District Grand Inspector of Workings (DGIW)
of District 11 (Northern NSW)

The District Grand Inspector of Workings (DGIW) shall visit and monitor the regular working of Lodges in his District and carry out the duties approved by the Board of Management from time to time.

The Regional Grand Counsellor (RGC) may direct the District Grand Inspector of Workings to act in the implementation of the duties approved by the Board. The DGIW shall work to improve the quality of Freemasonry experienced by the members within his District and its image across the associated community.

Duties associated to the DGIW:

  • Attend Grand Lodge Communications, Regional Meetings, District Meetings and any conferences which may require his presence.

  • Familiarize himself with the Regulations of the United Grand Lodge and see that these are regularly observed and maintained within his District.

  • Organise and hold a District conference for the Masters and other selected Officers, at least once a year.

  • Support any Lodges of Instruction in his District and participate in training programs, established in consultation with the RGC for all categories of Lodge Officers to better the discharge of their duties.

  • Attend each Lodge in his District at least once each quarter, with particular priority to Installation, Initiation and 3rd Degree Meetings.

  • Assist the Lodges in the District, and their Management Committees, in such matters as;

    • Planning the smooth progression and succession of Lodge officers,
    • Planning a Lodge Mentor Program and Masonic Education,
    • Accreditation and the improvement of ceremonial in the Lodge Room,
    • The settling of disputes and where necessary escalation to the RGC.
  • Tender advice or assistance, to any Master, Officer or Brother in his District, but not to interfere with the working of any Lodge unless it be unconstitutional.

  • Carry out such other duties as may be allocated to him by the Board of Management and/or the RGC and to make such reports as may reasonably be required of him.

  • Report regularly and punctually to the RGC, as frequently as may be required but not less than monthly, on the state of his District and to bring to his prompt attention, such matters that may significantly impact Freemasonry, be they adverse or beneficial.

District 11 DGIW’s
Masonic Centres & Lodges

Byron Bay Masonic Centre

Lodge Cavanbah
No. 231

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The Masonic Lodge Eltham

Lodge Eltham
No. 272

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Lismore Masonic Centre

The Northern Rivers Lodge
No. 77

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Ballina Masonic Centre

Lodge Ballina United
No. 112

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Twin Towns Masonic Centre (Tweed Heads)

Lodge Tweed United
No. 136

Lodge Pacific
No. 298

Twin Towns Daylight Lodge
No. 436

Lodge Dawn
No. 511

V.Wor.Bro Ray Weblin

DGIW District 11 for the term of 2018-2020

Associated Masonic Lodges & Organisations




Masonic History

  • DGIW District 11
    (2018 – 2020)

  • President of the Tweed Valley Masonic Welfare Association
    (2012 – 2014)

  • DGIW District 57 (now District 11)
    (2012 – 2014)

  • Worshipful Master of Lodge Tweed United No. 136
    (2011 – 2012)

  • Worshipful Master of Lodge Dawn No. 511
    (2010 – 2011)

  • Worshipful Master of Lodge Dawn No. 511
    (2006 – 2007)

Other Orders

Royal Arch

Very Excellent Companion Ray Weblin



DGIW (2019-2022)

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DGIW District 11

Contact the DGIW of District 11

V.Wor. Bro Ray Weblin

DGIW District 11

Mob: 0418 734 712

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