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ANN Get-together 2018 Circular No1

 

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South East Australian Naturalists' Association Inc
No A0044963D ABN 23 918 778 150
Australian Naturalists' Network 2018 Get-together
No A0014919P ABN 13 150 403 135

 

Circular No1: Expression of Interest     June 2017

The 10th Get-together of Australian Naturalists’ Network is being organised by the South East Australian Naturalists’ Association Inc.

It will be begin at Halls Gap in the Grampians on Saturday 29 September 2018 and conclude on Monday 8 October 2018 at Anglesea on the Surf Coast near Geelong. This is the middle of the spring season in southern Victoria when many local communities hold native flower shows.

To assist with planning and information regarding travel and accommodation we are seeking expression of interests from those likely to be attending. This will enable us to continue with our planning and budgetting. This circular and any updates will be available on the ANN website This circular is being emailed to field naturalists who have supplied email addresses for previous Get-togethers and all Clubs affiliated with ANN.

Please notify John Gregurke jgregurke1@bigpond.com if you do not wish to receive future emails or correct email address.

Proposed program:

Date Activity Accommodation
Sat 29 Sep Travel Tullamarine to Halls Gap for registation and dinner Norval, Halls Gap
Sun 30 Sep Southern Grampians Norval, Halls Gap
Mon 1 Oct Northern Grampians Norval, Halls Gap
Tue 2 Oct Lake Fyans, Pomonal Norval, Halls Gap
Wed 3 Oct Halls Gap to Warrnambool via volcanic plains Deakin Uni, Warrnambool
Thu 4 Oct Warrnambool to Anglesea via Great Ocean Rd. YMCA Camp, Anglesea
Fri 5 Oct AM free time; PM You Yangs, Mt Rothwell nocturnal animals. YMCA Camp, Anglesea
Sat 6 Oct Bellarine peninsula, Queenscliff, Mud Island YMCA Camp, Anglesea
Sun 7 Oct Anglesea Heathland YMCA Camp, Anglesea
Mon 8 Oct Depart after breakfast. Travel Anglesea to Tullamarine

Accommodation details

Norval House, Halls Gap: Website: https://uccamping.org.au/norval/

Norval House is a Uniting Church camp 1 km south of the Halls Gap shopping centre. 16 rooms, 6 single beds with pillow and blanket per room, ensuite. We would need to have up to 4 per room. Guests provide own linen other than 1 pillow. Linen hire (sheets, towel and pillow slip) is available, $16 per person. Dining room, lounges and bedrooms in one building, heating and carpets throughout.

Anglesea YMCA Recreation Camp: http://www.camps.ymca.org.au/locate/anglesea.html

Anglesea Recreation Camp is located in a bushland setting on the Great Ocean Road, 400m from Anglesea shopping centre. 28 rooms, 2-6 single beds per room, shared amenties in same building. Need to bring sleeping bag or blankets & sheets, pillow and towel. Linen hire (sheets, pilow and blanket) is available, $16 per person. Dining room accessed via covered walkway.

Deakin University, Warrnambool:

The campus is 5km east of Warrnambool CBD. Accommodation is in multi bedroom units with single, twin and double rooms. Pillows, blankets, bath towel & linen are supplied.

Cost of accommodation and meals will be approx $100 per person per night.

For those wishing to arrange their own accommodation, Hall’s Gap, Warrnambool and Angelsea have a range of accommodation in caravan parks, motels, hotels, cottages, etc. Demand will be high during the second week of Victorian Scholol Holidays so early booking would be advisable. Meals (breakfast, packed lunch and dinner) would be included in ANN Get-together fees for those not staying at the venues (approx $50 per day).

Caravan Parks These caravan parks are the nearest to ANN venues

Halls Gap Caravan Park: Cnr School and Grampians Rd; 1km north of Norval.
ph: 03 5356 4251 www.hallsgapcaravanpark.com.au

Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park: Tymna Drive; 3km south of Norval
ph: 03 5356 4281 www.hallsgaplakeside.com.au

Big4 Grampians Parkgate Resort: Grampians Rd; 3km north of Norval.
ph: 03 5356 4215 www.parkgateresort.com.au

Anglesea Beachfront Family Caravan Park: Cameron Rd, Anglesea; 500m from Angelsea Recreation Camp.
ph: 03 5363 1583 www.angleseabeachfront.com.au/

Big4 Hopkins River Holiday Park: Jubilee Park Rd, Warrnambool.
ph: 03 5565 1327 www.hopkinsriver.com.au

Warrnambool Holiday Park: Simson St, Warrnambool.
ph: 03 5562 5031 www.whpark.com.au

If you are likely to attend ANN 2018 please return the attached Expression of Interest form by 31 July 2017. This will ensure that you receive the Circular No 2 which will include more details of costs and programs. This will be sent out early in 2018 and ask people to book in and pay a deposit by March 2018. Final payment will be required by July 2018.

If you have any queries please contact:
John Gregurke email: jgregurke1@bigond.com phone: 0408 353 671
Geraldine Harris email: gedharris49@gmail.com phone: 0407 663 109

Yours naturally,
ANN 2016 SEANA Sub-Committee,

ANN 2018 Expression of Interest Reponse Form

Please return the expression of interest form by 31 July 2017 to
 Geraldine Harris
 mail: gedharris49@gmail.com
post: PO Box 703 Castlemaine VIC 3450

Name: 1. ……………………………………………………………………. Male/Female

2. ……………………………………………………………………………… Male/Female

Address …..…………………………………………………………………….

…..…………………………………………………………………….

Telephone …..…………………………………………………………………….

Mobile (more useful than landline during camp) ………………………………….

Email …..…………………………………………………………………….

Field Naturalist Club …..………………………………………………………….

Travel Arrangements (please circle or underline your preferences)

a. Travelling to Melbourne by air OR b. Travelling to Victoria by car OR c. Towing a Caravan

Require bus transport from Tullamarine Airport to Halls Gap on Saturday 29 September: YES / NO

Require bus transport from Anglesea to Tullamarine Airport on Monday 8 October: YES / NO

Accommodation options

a. Accommodation at ANN venue (includes all meals)

OR b. Will make own accommodation arrangements, meals included ANN fees.

If staying at ANN venues indicate with whom you would like to share a room:

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

If you have any queries please contact:
John Gregurke email: jgregurke1@bigond.com phone: 0408 353 671
Geraldine Harris email: gedharris49@gmail.com phone: 0407 663 109

Thanks for your consideration,

ANN 2016 SEANA Sub-Committee,