Swiss that changed the world

Albrecht von Haller (1708 – 1777), genius anatomist, physiologist, naturalist and poet He was born of an old Swiss family at Bern. He is considered the father of experimental physiology, who made prolific contributions to physiology, anatomy, botany, embryology, poetry, and scientific bibliography. Haller was the first to recognise the mechanism of respiration and the autonomous function of the heart. Toward the end of his life, he devoted much … Continue reading Swiss that changed the world

Pro Patria Badge 2014 dedicated to the Swiss Abroad

Swiss who celebrate Switzerland's National day wherever they are in the world, are very familiar with the Pro Patria 1st August badge. They are an important part of National day celebrations and are being worn by many Swiss with great pride. Collecting the badges is also quite popular among Swiss with many people having started … Continue reading Pro Patria Badge 2014 dedicated to the Swiss Abroad

Membership has its privileges

Swiss Club members get 10% off Food & Beverage at the club restaurant as well as club functions at member rates. We also publish our Newsletter, the Edelweiss, 4x a year delivered to your house. The Club is run by volunteers and your membership supports not only all the club activities but also helps us … Continue reading Membership has its privileges

Swiss Club history book becomes part of Federal Archives

Our OSA representative Roland Isler informed members at the recent Swiss Club General Meeting that our very own history book 'The first 100 Years of the Swiss Club of Victoria' will be added to the OSA records in the Swiss Federal archives. This comes timely as the records of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA), … Continue reading Swiss Club history book becomes part of Federal Archives