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Vic Branch 2023 AGM

Victorian Branch Committee Appointments for 2023 – 24 The Victorian Branch 2023 AGM was on Tuesday 6 February 2024 at 7.00pm. The Meeting agreed unanimously to accept an offer from John Gillies to take over the role of President of the Victorian Branch until the next Annual General Meeting effective from the end of the […]

Expeditioners Celebrate Mawson 70th Anniversary

February 13, 2024 marked 70 years since a small group of Australian expeditioners established a research station named in honour of renowned explorer Sir Douglas Mawson. Scientists and expeditioners have reflected on its vital importance to research, as well as their memories of huskies that were previously used to pull heavy sledges across the ice. […]

Nuyina’s Mawson voyage to make history

Antarctic icebreaker RSV Nuyina will set sail for Mawson research station for the first time this week, 70 years after the ice-strengthened MV Kista Dan sailed a similar route to establish the station. Full story on AAD web site

Vic Branch 2024 AGM

A reminder to Victorian Branch members! The Vic Branch AGM will be held this coming Tuesday 6 February evening: 7:00pm onwards Malvernvale Hotel, 1321 Malvern Road, Malvern 3144 (in the upstairs meeting room) https://malvernvalehotel.com/ Members are welcome to come for dinner from 5:00pm ahead of the meeting. If attending, please let Vic Branch Treasurer Chris […]