Bushfire burning at Cadelgo, Berambing, 15 Dec 2019 Over the last few months, we have had record-breaking drought, heat and bush fires – their intensity and spread worse than ever. In other areas, more recently, we have had extreme wind and hail. Unfortunately, some of our members and their close families have lost buildings, trees, […]
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As Christmas approaches, Australia (particularly Eastern Australia), is in the grip of severe drought and, more recently, extensive bushfires. We understand that this will be a sad Christmas for many of our family and offer our sympathies for what is really a devastating position for many of our country cousins. (more…)
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Members, please join us for the 2019 Annual General Meeting on Saturday 23 November 2019 commencing at 11am at Tyrrell’s Wines, Pokolbin. Please login for more details. Please login to continue reading. Not a member? Subscriptions support our research costs. Find out about joining us at our Membership page.
In June 2019, members of the Hungerford families from England and British Columbia, Canada made their way to Washington, DC to explore the famous Smithsonian Institution. The family trip was inspired by reading Heather Ewing’s book, The Lost World of James Smithson: Science, Revolution, and the Birth of the Smithsonian, published in 2007, which draws […]
After a successful Committee Meeting on Saturday 9 February 2019 at Tyrrell’s Winery, a number of brave souls (Committee Members and volunteers) gathered at the Winery on Sunday under the leadership of Pauline Tyrrell [E.2.4a.10b.1c.2d=] who had assembled a variety of tasks that needed to be completed to ensure HAFS resources and records are kept […]
Upcoming dates: Sunday 8th September 2019
If you missed the Marion Hall Best exhibition while it was at the Sydney Museum, you can catch it at various regional museums in 2018 and 2019. Not only will you enjoy the exhibition, but also these interesting art centres and surrounding sights. Western Plains Cultural Centre 76 Wingewarra St, Dubbo NSW 2830 Saturday 10 […]