About Us

About Us

NEW SOUTH WALES BRIDGE ASSOCIATION LIMITED, ACN 000 438 648

The NSWBA is the State body responsible for administering bridge in NSW. It is a non-profit organisation that aims to assist the community by providing and promoting bridge in NSW. It is responsible for overseeing the State’s 14,000 plus registered players spread across over 150 clubs.

The NSWBA runs championship and State championship events. It enters teams in Open, Women, Youth and Senior categories in the annual Interstate championships.

Address: First Floor, 162 Goulburn St,
East Sydney, NSW 2010
Australia
Office Manager: Wing Roberts
Office Hours: 10-12 & 2-4 Monday to Thursday
Telephone: +61 2 9264 8111
Email:
Tournament Directors can be accessed by telephone in the hour prior to any session on either 9264 8111 or 9264 6884

» Email addresses for other NSWBA Officials.

Constitution

The new Constitution of the NSWBA was approved at the 2016 AGM and updated at the 2017, 2018 and 2019 AGMs.

Constitution of New South Wales Bridge Association Limited Updated December 2019

NSWBA By-Laws Zonal Councillors (updated 4 November 2020)

NSWBA By-Laws on Election of Members to the Congress Disciplinary and Ethics Committee (CDEC)

Membership

Membership of the NSWBA is obtained by joining our associated bridge club Sydney Bridge Centre.

Membership entitles you to play all Sydney Bridge Centre sessions at discounted member rates, as well as to attend, and vote at NSWBA general meetings. Further details can be found below.

For information on the Sydney Bridge Centre visit the Sydney Bridge Centre website.

2021 Membership Form  

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the NSWBA is held in December each year.

Life Members

Life Members - Life Membership of the NSW Bridge Association is awarded from time to time in recognition of valuable contributions and service made over many years.

Library

Books and Magazines in the NSWBA library

Payments

The NSWBA has a secure Online Payment Facility enabling players to pay for most bridge items online using their debit or credit card.

Members of the NSWBA (trading as Sydney Bridge Centre) can enjoy the privilege of the NSWBA / SBC Prepay (PP) facility, allowing them to top up online in advance and make payments on the day. Please contact the office for details.

  PP (Members ONLY) Online card (members & visitors)
SBC duplicate session Y N
SBC workshops Y Y
State Championships Y Y
Monday night events Y Y
NSWBA & SBC Congresses Y Y
Membership renewals Y Y

PP and Online Payments in advance are our preferred payment methods. If you need other payment methods, Tap & Go is available at the venue.

The Recorder

If you have concerns about ethics, unpleasant or offensive behaviour during events at the NSWBA which you feel are not covered by the laws of bridge, or which you don’t want to raise with the Director at the table, then you can raise them with Bob Sebesfi. Speak to him personally or email him:-

Parking

Parking vouchers for the council car park on the corner of Goulburn and Elizabeth Streets may be purchased from the NSWBA Office Manager or any of the Directors. Tickets ($12.00) are valid all day till 12.00 midnight.

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