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Archives 2020

Important Announcements

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What's New

18 Apr 2020 - Obituary notice for RAAF Man John Seaton, Mawson 1956

31 Mar 2020 - From David Ellyard - Please be advised that the NSW Branch has decided to cancel the Sydney Midwinter Dinner for this year.

26 Mar 2020 - From Ron Hann - Please be advised that the SA Branch committee meeting last Friday 20 March 2020 made the inevitable decision to cancel our South Australian Midwinter Dinner.

25 Mar 2020 - The ANARE National Council held an Extraordinary Council meeting to discuss and vote on a mjaor upgrade to the National Website and security and operation of the Club's database. The motion was passed to proceed with the upgrade.

23 Mar 2020 - From Richard Unwin QLD President - Qld Council have made the decision that the QLD dinner will be cancelled.

25 Mar 2020 - From Jan Adolph - Due to the increasing restrictions on gatherings being imposed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the 2020 Tasmanian Mid Winter Dinner has been postponed until 19 June, 2021.

22 Mar 2020 - From Rob Nash - the Victorian Council has voted to cancel the 2020 Melbourne Midwinter due the Covid19 public health emergency..

2 Mar 2020 - From Ralph Fletcher - Today Ljubov, George's wife has telephoned me advising me that sadly George passed away on 3rd June 2019.

2 Mar 2020 - I would like to announce the passing of my father, Shane Phelps (5 June 55 - 19 January 20). Shane was based out of Casey station as the Plant Inspector in 92/94.

21 Feb 2020 - Gary Cooper, Cosmic Ray Physicist, Mawson 1969, died 21st February on his 78th birthday.

8 Feb 2020 - National Council General Meeting held at Bay View Eden

8 Feb 2020 - 30-trip veteran helicopter pilot Leigh Hornsby gave a talk to the club - attended by over 60 people at the Bay View Eden Motel after our National Council meeting

8 Feb 2020 - President Richard Unwin presenting an ANARE Club Honarary Membership to Alan Ryan, ex-ABC Video Editor who has a major contribution to the Club.

25 Jan 2020 - Former ANARE Club President, Dr Joe Johson OAM has been awarded the OAM in the Australia Day Awards.