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 In correspondence was a letter from Bert Carlon, accepting and thanking us for our offer of Honorary Membership. In correspondence was a letter from Bert Carlon, accepting and thanking us for our offer of Honorary Membership.
  
-The Minister for Lands wrote to tell us that the lease of a site at Govett'​s ​Leap to the Govett'​s ​Leap Pty. Ltd. had been thoroughly considered and assuring us that the 5 chains between the hotel and the cliff edge would be ours to enjoy.+The Minister for Lands wrote to tell us that the lease of a site at Govetts ​Leap to the Govetts ​Leap Pty. Ltd. had been thoroughly considered and assuring us that the 5 chains between the hotel and the cliff edge would be ours to enjoy.
  
 The Secretary of the Metropolitan Water Board also wrote. He informed us that he could not accede to our request to make the waters of Warragamba available for the enjoyment of tourists. In the absence of "full treatment"​ of stored water, every possible control must be exercised, but if "full treatment"​ became necessary, the position would be re-examined. Whether "full treatment"​ means more of the sort of treatment the water now received at Lithgow, Katoomba, Goulburn and other centres, as it passes through their sewerage systems on the way to the dam, was not elucidated. The Secretary of the Metropolitan Water Board also wrote. He informed us that he could not accede to our request to make the waters of Warragamba available for the enjoyment of tourists. In the absence of "full treatment"​ of stored water, every possible control must be exercised, but if "full treatment"​ became necessary, the position would be re-examined. Whether "full treatment"​ means more of the sort of treatment the water now received at Lithgow, Katoomba, Goulburn and other centres, as it passes through their sewerage systems on the way to the dam, was not elucidated.
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 Also, on the long weekend, Wilf lead an exploratory trip in the Yalwal - Ettrema area (27 miles, Rough, with scrub bashing). Also, on the long weekend, Wilf lead an exploratory trip in the Yalwal - Ettrema area (27 miles, Rough, with scrub bashing).
-Yalmal Creek- Old Duffer'​s ​Trail - Timboolina Trig - The Badlands - Moss' Camp - Tallowal Trig - Ettrema Gorge - Yalwal.+Yalmal Creek- Old Duffers ​Trail - Timboolina Trig - The Badlands - Moss' Camp - Tallowal Trig - Ettrema Gorge - Yalwal.
 Purpose of the trip is to explore more fully the plateau bounded by the Shoalhaven River and Ettrema Creek. See the Yalwal Military Map (emergency edition) and read Reg Meakins'​ article “Yalwal to Tallong"​ (November 1960) which touches on this area. Purpose of the trip is to explore more fully the plateau bounded by the Shoalhaven River and Ettrema Creek. See the Yalwal Military Map (emergency edition) and read Reg Meakins'​ article “Yalwal to Tallong"​ (November 1960) which touches on this area.
 Check with leader for further details. Check with leader for further details.
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 The events will be:- The events will be:-
  
-  * Men's Open Championship Women'​s Open Championship ​Men'​s ​Breaststroke+  * Men's Open Championship Women'​s Open Championship ​Mens Breaststroke
   * Women'​s Breaststroke   * Women'​s Breaststroke
   * Mixed Relay Race   * Mixed Relay Race
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 ==== Weekend January 20-21-22 ==== ==== Weekend January 20-21-22 ====
-Kanangra - Christy'​s ​Creek - Kowmung - Kanangra.+Kanangra - Christys ​Creek - Kowmung - Kanangra.
 Extensive views from Kanangra Walls in the heart of the Blue Mountains. Rock hop and swim through the Bulga Denis Canyon of the Kowmung (spectacular rock bluffs) climb onto Gingra Range and return to Kanangra. Extensive views from Kanangra Walls in the heart of the Blue Mountains. Rock hop and swim through the Bulga Denis Canyon of the Kowmung (spectacular rock bluffs) climb onto Gingra Range and return to Kanangra.
 See leader Bob Duncan re transport. See leader Bob Duncan re transport.
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