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kennettj [How the Blue Gum Forest was Saved from the Axe]
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 ** November 1998 Issue No. 768.** ** November 1998 Issue No. 768.**
  
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-2 Elections & The 1999 AGM by Eddy Giacomel +|2|Elections & The 1999 AGM by Eddy Giacomel| 
-4 A Hard Day’s Night by Maurice Smith +|4|A Hard Day’s Night by Maurice Smith| 
-5 Competency Standards for Leaders by Eddy Giacomel +|5|Competency Standards for Leaders by Eddy Giacomel| 
-5 Reflections on Coolana by Gemma Gagne +|5|Reflections on Coolana by Gemma Gagne| 
-6 Plaque at Pulpit Rock by Eddy Giacomel +|6|Plaque at Pulpit Rock by Eddy Giacomel| 
-6 How the Blue Gum Forest was Saved by Tom Herbert +|6|How the Blue Gum Forest was Saved by Tom Herbert| 
-8 The October General Meeting by Barry Wallace +|8|The October General Meeting by Barry Wallace| 
-9 A note to Leaders & Intending Leaders by Bill Capon +|9|A note to Leaders & Intending Leaders by Bill Capon| 
-11 The 71th Reunion by Patrick James +|11|The 71th Reunion by Patrick James| 
-11 Isdell River: advance notice +|11|Isdell River: advance notice| 
-12 Nomad’s Journey by Joy Hines & Ian Debert +|12|Nomad’s Journey by Joy Hines & Ian Debert| 
-14 A Walk in Lane Cove National Park by Ute Foster +|14|A Walk in Lane Cove National Park by Ute Foster| 
-14 Footnotes by Patrick James.+|14|Footnotes by Patrick James|
   
  
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 Keeps the club up to date on conservation issues. ​ Writes to governments and other bodies on behalf of SBW on conservation issues. Keeps the club up to date on conservation issues. ​ Writes to governments and other bodies on behalf of SBW on conservation issues.
  
-Magazine Editor ​ Patrick James+Magazine Editor ​Patrick James
  
 Solicits and edits articles from members and non-members,​ writes articles, copy and notices, prepared layout for the Sydney Bushwalker which appears every month and has done so since 1931. Solicits and edits articles from members and non-members,​ writes articles, copy and notices, prepared layout for the Sydney Bushwalker which appears every month and has done so since 1931.
  
-Committee Members ​  +Committee MembersElwyn Morris & Louise Verdon
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-Elwyn Morris & Louise Verdon +
  
 This year Elwyn has been the assistant social secretary, helping Peter with the duties described above. ​ Otherwise assist as required when other committee members are unavailable. This year Elwyn has been the assistant social secretary, helping Peter with the duties described above. ​ Otherwise assist as required when other committee members are unavailable.
  
-Delegates to Confederation ​  +Delegates to Confederation, Jim Callaway & Ken Smith.
  
-Jim Callaway & Ken Smith. SBW has two delegates to "The Confederation of Bushwalking Clubs NSW Inc" on the SBW committee. ​ Jim is the president of Confederation. ​ These two members represent SBW at Confederation meetings. ​ There are also two other delegates who need not be on the committee - refer below.+SBW has two delegates to "The Confederation of Bushwalking Clubs NSW Inc" on the SBW committee. ​ Jim is the president of Confederation. ​ These two members represent SBW at Confederation meetings. ​ There are also two other delegates who need not be on the committee - refer below.
  
 NON COMMITTEE POSITIONS NON COMMITTEE POSITIONS
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 Assist the delegates to Confederation noted above Assist the delegates to Confederation noted above
  
-Printers ​   Kenn Clacher, Barrie Murdoch, Margaret Niven, Les Powell, Tom Wenman.+Printers ​:  ​Kenn Clacher, Barrie Murdoch, Margaret Niven, Les Powell, Tom Wenman.
  
 Print the magazine and the walks program and other club printing (eg Notice for AGM).  Generally two operate the printing machine. ​ This takes the two printers one night every month. ​ After printing, the pages (not collated) are passed onto the magazine production team ... Print the magazine and the walks program and other club printing (eg Notice for AGM).  Generally two operate the printing machine. ​ This takes the two printers one night every month. ​ After printing, the pages (not collated) are passed onto the magazine production team ...
  
-Magazine Production ​ Frances Holland+Magazine Production ​Frances Holland
  
 Coordinates the production of the magazine. ​ Fran organises the collating which is done at her house one night every month. ​ On this night, a dozen or more members (not named elsewhere in this article) converge on the Holland household to collate, staple wrap and label the magazine every month and the walks program every three months. ​ With several hundred magazines and walks program, this takes quite a few hours. Coordinates the production of the magazine. ​ Fran organises the collating which is done at her house one night every month. ​ On this night, a dozen or more members (not named elsewhere in this article) converge on the Holland household to collate, staple wrap and label the magazine every month and the walks program every three months. ​ With several hundred magazines and walks program, this takes quite a few hours.
  
-Magazine Business Manager Liz Miller+Magazine Business ManagerLiz Miller
  
 Manages the business side of the magazine, solicits advertising,​ submits invoices to advertisers. Manages the business side of the magazine, solicits advertising,​ submits invoices to advertisers.
  
-Assistant New Members Secretary +Assistant New Members Secretary,Patrick James
  
-Patrick James +ArchivistBill Holland
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-Archivist ​  ​Bill Holland +
  
 Keeps the clubs archives, some of which date to the origin of the club.  Bill would much prefer that someone else does this job as his hands are full with other SBW business. ​ An excellent opportunity to volunteer for a position if you have a room for storage and like history. Keeps the clubs archives, some of which date to the origin of the club.  Bill would much prefer that someone else does this job as his hands are full with other SBW business. ​ An excellent opportunity to volunteer for a position if you have a room for storage and like history.
  
-Honorary Solicitor Rosemary MacDougal Advises the club on legal matters+Honorary SolicitorRosemary MacDougal Advises the club on legal matters
  
-Honorary Auditor Chris Sonter +Honorary Auditor Chris Sonter, Audits the treasurer'​s books
  
-Audits the treasurer'​s books+Delegates to Kocziusko Huts, Ian Wolfe, and Louise Verdon
  
-Delegates to Kocziusko Huts  +Search & RescueAllan Donnelly, Bill Holland, Dave Robinson and Morie Ward. These people are the telephone contacts for members requiring search and rescue. ​ Fortunately,​ they are rarely (if ever) used.
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-Ian Wolfe, and Louise Verdon +
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-Search &​Rescue ​  +
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-Allan Donnelly, Bill Holland, Dave Robinson and Morie Ward. These people are the telephone contacts for members requiring search and rescue. ​ Fortunately,​ they are rarely (if ever) used.+
  
 Coolana Maintenance  Coolana Maintenance
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 Plans, organises and manages the reunion at Coolana, including supper. Plans, organises and manages the reunion at Coolana, including supper.
  
-Training ​ +TrainingBill Holland and Patrick James. ​ Organise the training of prospectives,​ in particular the Coolana weekends 4 times a year.
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-Bill Holland and Patrick James. ​ Organise the training of prospectives,​ in particular the Coolana weekends 4 times a year.+
  
    
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-PLAQUE AT PULPIT ROCK+**PLAQUE AT PULPIT ROCK**
  
 At the recently renovated Pulpit Rock lookout in the Blue Mountains National Park near Blackheath, the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service has erected a plaque. ​ When I came upon this plaque, I approached the NPWS for a copy of the artwork to print in the Sydney Bushwalker. ​ I express my thanks on behalf of SBW to Stephen Alton of the NPWS Blackheath who kindly provided the artwork for publication. ​ The plaque is reproduced on the opposite page. At the recently renovated Pulpit Rock lookout in the Blue Mountains National Park near Blackheath, the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service has erected a plaque. ​ When I came upon this plaque, I approached the NPWS for a copy of the artwork to print in the Sydney Bushwalker. ​ I express my thanks on behalf of SBW to Stephen Alton of the NPWS Blackheath who kindly provided the artwork for publication. ​ The plaque is reproduced on the opposite page.
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 ====== The October 1998 General Meeting ====== ====== The October 1998 General Meeting ======
-  By Barry Wallace+   
 +By Barry Wallace
  
 At around 2005 the President, as chairman, called the 16 or so members present to order and began the meeting. ​ There were apologies for Bill and Fran Holland, Wilf Hilder, and Patrick and Greta James. ​ New members Winnie Wu, Richard Phillipps and Michael O’Brien were welcomed to the club with badge, constitution and membership list. At around 2005 the President, as chairman, called the 16 or so members present to order and began the meeting. ​ There were apologies for Bill and Fran Holland, Wilf Hilder, and Patrick and Greta James. ​ New members Winnie Wu, Richard Phillipps and Michael O’Brien were welcomed to the club with badge, constitution and membership list.
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 ====== The 71st Reunion. ====== ====== The 71st Reunion. ======
-   by Patrick James+    
 +by Patrick James
  
 I’m not sure why this year’s reunion is so memorable, but it is.  It could be the people who were there, the fun, the huge bonfire, the entertainment,​ the singing, or the food or just everything together. ​ No matter what I wont forget the 71st for a long time and I’m almost counting the days to the 72nd. I’m not sure why this year’s reunion is so memorable, but it is.  It could be the people who were there, the fun, the huge bonfire, the entertainment,​ the singing, or the food or just everything together. ​ No matter what I wont forget the 71st for a long time and I’m almost counting the days to the 72nd.
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 ====== Nomad'​s Journey ====== ====== Nomad'​s Journey ======
    
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 by Joy Hynes and Ian Debert ​ by Joy Hynes and Ian Debert ​
  
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 ====== Footnotes ====== ====== Footnotes ======
  
-  ​by Patrick James+by Patrick James
  
 The 71st Annual Reunion was terrific. Read the separate article on it. The 71st Annual Reunion was terrific. Read the separate article on it.
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