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Weekly Bulletin – 17 June 2020

This week's bulletin includes a summary of the Q&A session with Professor Rinaldo Bellomo, Director of Intensive Care Research and Staff  Specialist in Intensive Care at the Austin Hospital. RC of Ivanhoe 17 June 2020

Weekly Bulletin – 3 June 2020

We were very pleased to be joined by the Mayor of the City of Banyule, Cr Alison Champion. Alison explained how the Council Briefings are continuing on Monday nights using ZOOM, and how Council meetings are being held online with seven councillors and only essential...

Weekly Bulletin – 27 May 2020

We delighted to welcome back Eleonore Weinstoerffer, our overseas exchange student from 2018-19, who joined our meeting via ZOOM from her home in France. Eleonore told us how she has just completed her Year 12 studies and has secured a place at Bordeaux University to...

Weekly Bulletin – 20 May 2020

Walwa Bush Nursing Centre We welcomed Melinda Short and Bron Smithwick from the Walwa Bush Nursing Centre. Melinda and Bron talked us through how the Centre provided support to the local community during the New Year Upper Murray bushfire, and the consequent impact on...

Weekly Bulletin – 13 May 2020

Bushfire Recovery Committee Last meeting we welcomed Bernie Bott from the Rotary Club of Yarrawonga Mulwala, Chair of the District 9790 Bushfire Recovery Committee. Unlike the 2009 fires this time most damage was caused to private property rather than community...

Weekly Bulletin – 6 May 2020

3081 Angels Last meeting we welcomed Suzanne Crellin, well known to many of us as manager of the local volunteer-led charity 3081 Angels. Suzanne told us how 3081 Angels address disadvantage for children in Banyule through the collection of second-hand clothes and...

Weekly Bulletin – 15 April 2020

An Extraordinary Month! On 18 March we had our first meeting under Covid-19 ‘social distancing’ rules. No food, only tea & coffee, theatre-style seating with chairs widely spaced. We enjoyed a talk by Erena Norris on her and Richard’s holiday in Japan late last...