Organisation Melbourne Savage Club (1894 - )

Alternative Names
  • Melbourne Savages
  • Savage Club


The Melbourne Savage Club was established in Melbourne in 1894. Modelled on the London club of the same name, its members were largely writers and artists. Robert Menzies was a member of the club from 1925 and its president from 1947 to 1962.


Johnson, Joseph, Laughter and the Love of Friends: A Centenary History of the Melbourne Savage Club 1894-1994 and a History of the Yorick Club 1868-1966, Melbourne Savage Club: Melbourne, 1994.