Adelaide Mid Winter Dinner 2022

Year Ending 18th June Mid Winter Dinner.


Members, Partners, Friend’s

Mid winter dinner was held at West Lakes Resort, Adelaide where 34 Guests attended, including our guest speaker Peter Maddern “Author/Photographer” of the recent book released “The Eye of Wilkins”, the complete photographic retrospective of Sir George Hubert Wilkins.  The S.A. ANARE club also invited Kaye Ridge and son Andrew. Kaye is the great niece of Wilkins.


Calling of the years, called by Mostyn Hetzel – The last man standing was Richard Willing (Mawson 1957)

Toast to ANARE, done by Richard Willing.

Response to ANARE toast, done by Trevor Gadd.

Toast to 75th Year of ANARE Club, done by Mostyn Hetzel

Also toast to Expeditioners, Past and Present, and to Absent Friends.

AGM was held. Complete present committee was re-elected. No change or new members suggested – Unanimous decision.

Apologies – Terry &Karen Hobbs, Geoff & Lorraine Kirby, Ron & Terese  Warden, George & Glenda Spry, Duncan McKenzie.

National council member, Ron Hann, updated on recent events with ANARE Club, Ron will also be attending the Australian Antarctic Festival – August 2022 – Hobart.

Please accept my apology for not able to attend Hobart 2023 mid-winter dinner, will be at 17th June Dinner at West Lakes Resort.

Mostyn Hetzel.