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 +=====The Half-Yearly General Meeting.=====
  
-THE HALF-YEARLY GENZEAL1CHETING. ​ 
 by Barry Wallace. by Barry Wallace.
-The meeting began at 2020 with the President in the chair and about 
-25 members present. There were apologies from Barbara Bruce, Fazeley Read and Tony Marshall. 
-Whether by chance or by design, there were no new members to welcome. 
-The Minutes of the August meeting were reqd and received with no business arising, and the Correspondence was limited to a change of address notice from Fran Christie (hello Fran) and a pile of magazines and handbills. 
-The Treasurer revealed that we began the month with 81816.39, spent 
-,330.54, earned or otherwise acquired 8199.00, and finished up with $1684.54. The Goolana account had a closing balance of $405.50. 
-All of which brought us with breathtaking suddenness to the (gasp!) Walks Reports. Unfortunately the first walk, Peter Frank'​s Newnes trip scheduled for 14,15,16 August was a damp squib. It didn't go: The other overnight walk, Peter Harris'​ Yalwal to Mt.Edwards et al had 5 starters and reports of a "​hairy"​ climb onto Mt. Edwards. Hans Stichter reported schisms within the 46 people who atarted on his Glenbrook Gorge day walk on the 16th. Something to do with a group Re-uneing somewhere. Roy Braithwaite had no ouch problem on his 7enowie Track walk, there was not much potential with only 3 starters, But there again - - 
-The following weekend, 21,22,23 August, saw Don Finch doing the Wolgan River, Capertee River, Pipeline Pass circuit with 4 finishers and one dropout. It was reported as a good, fast walk. Peter Miller had 4, 5 or 6 people arl', his Coolana weekend, and Ian Debert had 5 members, 5 prospectives weaving their way around the Bonnum Pic to Burnt Flat Creek circuit. Of the two day walks George Walton had 11 people on a brisk ramble to Bluegum and Sheila Binns reported a "​standard walk" for the 19 people who showed up on her Waterfall to Heathcote trip. 
-Len Newland explored Beehive Point with 8 people over the weekend -of 
-Page 14 THE SYDNEY BUSHWALKER October,​ 1981. 
-28;​29,​-30-AugEit.- -17e7n-ays he will go back for more, so watch that programme. There was no report of Peter Miller'​s Gilbralter Rocks walk the same weekend. an the 30th Jim Percy had 5 members and ,5 visitors on a Waterfall to Engadine trip which was reported spoilt by burning off operations in the park. Jim Brown led a Saturday walk on the 29th, attracting 26 starters on an easy trip from Wondabyne to Pindar Cave and back. "​Uneventful"​ was the only description given for Jo Marton'​s 14 to 17 man :trip' out to Mt. Solitary an the 30th. 
-George Walton had programmed a 4-day trip, 28th August to 1st September, Kanangra to Katoomba. It was reported is a good walk with one member and 8 visitors (?). 
-Over the weekend of 4,5,6 September Bob Hodgson had 8 members on an "​excellent"​ trip in the.Wollongambe Wilderness. Brian Hart's Corriaudgy walk did not start. Roy Braithwaite reported thickening scrub but good 
-wildflowers for the 17 people who started on his Jerusalem Bay trip on the 
-6th, and John Newman had 7 members, 4 prospectives and 5 visitors on his Otford to Lilyvale walk to complete the Walks Report. 
-. . 
-The Federation Report brought news that the Birds Rock colliery E.I.S. 
-is to be withdrawn, and a proposal to scale down S. & R. operations. F.B.W, has written to N.P.W.S. supporting the proposal to reduce accommodation in the snowfields and to Morton National Park Superintendent regarding trail bike 
-upage in the park. The N.C.C. is preparing a regional environmental plan for 
-Newnes plateau and will support minimal burning off. It is reported that the Bush Sports activities are being well supported. Murray Scott will check on the liability of clubs, and the insurances available. 
-General Business was next up. A motion to remove mattresses from the hut at Coolana, in view of their combustibility and an increase in vermin infestation was moved and carried. So too was the constitutional amendment included in the notice of meeting. This has the effect of providing an . additional class of membership, honorary active membership. This provides the benefits of honorary membership without removing the member'​s right to participate in debate at meetings. 
-Coolana was chosen as the site for the 1982 Re-union. A motion was Passed that S.B.W. request F.B.W. check on whether S. & R. may conduct searches for members of affiliated clubs without police permission. (The answer Was NO in case you were wandering.) The meeting also passed a motion supporting Fergus Bell's involving the S. & R. section in public debate over administrwpion of searches. 
-Announcements brought news that only gas fires are now allowed in camping areas in Royal National Park, except where wood is provided. There was also a report of difficulties with a farmer at Flaggi Clear on the Cox. -. Alex Colley will seek further information. 
-The President gonged the gong, arid, it was all over for another meeting at 2202. 
-* * * * * * * * * * * * 
-6/7/8 November ​ 
-WALKS POSTPONED: The Barn Dance at COOL has caused. Don and Jenny Cornell - and IanZebert to postpone their respective walks to a later date. 
  
 +The meeting began at 2020 with the President in the chair and about 25 members present. There were apologies from Barbara Bruce, Fazeley Read and Tony Marshall.
 +
 +Whether by chance or by design, there were no new members to welcome. The Minutes of the August meeting were read and received with no business arising, and the Correspondence was limited to a change of address notice from Fran Christie (hello Fran) and a pile of magazines and handbills.
 +
 +The Treasurer revealed that we began the month with $1816.39, spent $330.54, earned or otherwise acquired $199.00, and finished up with $1684.54. The Coolana account had a closing balance of $405.50.
 +
 +All of which brought us with breathtaking suddenness to the (gasp!) Walks Reports. Unfortunately the first walk, Peter Frank'​s Newnes trip scheduled for 14,15,16 August was a damp squib. It didn't go! The other overnight walk, Peter Harris'​ Yalwal to Mt. Edwards et al had 5 starters and reports of a "​hairy"​ climb onto Mt. Edwards. Hans Stichter reported schisms within the 46 people who started on his Glenbrook Gorge day walk on the 16th. Something to do with a group Re-uneing somewhere. Roy Braithwaite had no such problem on his Benowie Track walk, there was not much potential with only 3 starters. But there again...
 +
 +The following weekend, 21,22,23 August, saw Don Finch doing the Wolgan River, Capertee River, Pipeline Pass circuit with 4 finishers and one dropout. It was reported as a good, fast walk. Peter Miller had 4, 5 or 6 people on his Coolana weekend, and Ian Debert had 5 members, 5 prospectives weaving their way around the Bonnum Pic to Burnt Flat Creek circuit. Of the two day walks George Walton had 11 people on a brisk ramble to Bluegum and Sheila Binns reported a "​standard walk" for the 19 people who showed up on her Waterfall to Heathcote trip.
 +
 +Len Newland explored Beehive Point with 8 people over the weekend of 28,29,30 August. Len says he will go back for more, so watch that programme. There was no report of Peter Miller'​s Gilbralter Rocks walk the same weekend. On the 30th Jim Percy had 5 members and 5 visitors on a Waterfall to Engadine trip which was reported spoilt by burning off operations in the park. Jim Brown led a Saturday walk on the 29th, attracting 26 starters on an easy trip from Wondabyne to Pindar Cave and back. "​Uneventful"​ was the only description given for Jo Marton'​s 14 to 17 man trip out to Mt. Solitary an the 30th.
 +
 +George Walton had programmed a 4-day trip, 28th August to 1st September, Kanangra to Katoomba. It was reported as a good walk with one member and 8 visitors (?).
 +
 +Over the weekend of 4,5,6 September Bob Hodgson had 8 members on an "​excellent"​ trip in the Wollongambe Wilderness. Brian Hart's Corricudgy walk did not start. Roy Braithwaite reported thickening scrub but good wildflowers for the 17 people who started on his Jerusalem Bay trip on the 6th, and John Newman had 7 members, 4 prospectives and 5 visitors on his Otford to Lilyvale walk to complete the Walks Report.
 +
 +The Federation Report brought news that the Birds Rock colliery E.I.S. is to be withdrawn, and a proposal to scale down S. & R. operations. F.B.W. has written to N.P.W.S. supporting the proposal to reduce accommodation in the snowfields and to Morton National Park Superintendent regarding trail bike usage in the park. The N.C.C. is preparing a regional environmental plan for Newnes plateau and will support minimal burning off. It is reported that the Bush Sports activities are being well supported. Murray Scott will check on the liability of clubs, and the insurances available.
 +
 +General Business was next up. A motion to remove mattresses from the hut at Coolana, in view of their combustibility and an increase in vermin infestation was moved and carried. So too was the constitutional amendment included in the notice of meeting. This has the effect of providing an additional class of membership, honorary active membership. This provides the benefits of honorary membership without removing the member'​s right to participate in debate at meetings.
 +
 +Coolana was chosen as the site for the 1982 Re-union. A motion was passed that S.B.W. request F.B.W. check on whether S. & R. may conduct searches for members of affiliated clubs without police permission. (The answer Was NO in case you were wandering.) The meeting also passed a motion supporting Fergus Bell's involving the S. & R. section in public debate over administration of searches.
 +
 +Announcements brought news that only gas fires are now allowed in camping areas in Royal National Park, except where wood is provided. There was also a report of difficulties with a farmer at Flaggi Clear on the Cox. Alex Colley will seek further information.
 +
 +The President gonged the gong, and it was all over for another meeting at 2202.
 +
 +----
 +
 +__6/7/8 November__
 +
 +__Walks Postponed__:​ The Barn Dance at Coolana has caused Don and Jenny Cornell and Ian Debert to postpone their respective walks to a later date.
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