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June 2021 - Guest Speaker

Doug Philpott - HARS (Historical Aviation Restoration Society)

Doug talked about the establishment in 1979 of HARS and the Aircraft museum at Albion Park airport, the various aircraft  kept at the museum which have been restored and the dedication of the volunteers who give their time to the restoration of the aircraft.

May 2021 - Guest Speaker

Brendan Dowd and Steven House - Resin Brewery, Bulli

Our guest speakers for May were Brendan Dowd and Steven House, owners of Resin Brewing in Bulli. Brendan and Steve's partnership resulted from originally meeting when surfing, then later  at Wollongong University and working together as environmental consultants. 

April 2021 - Guest Speaker

Murray Jones - Thirroul Village Committee (TVC)

Murray Jones, representing Thirroul Village Committee (TVC), gave a talk about the background of TVC, the projects in which it has been involved in the past and also currently.

March 2021 - Guest Speaker

Sharon Gissane - Northern Illawarra Neighbourhood Aid (NINA)

Sharon Gissane, Manager at Northern Illawarra Neighbour Aid (NINA)

Northern Illawarra Neighbour Aid (NINA) is a locally based community organisation that supports seniors to remain independent in their own home by providing social support activities, meals on wheels and transport support. 

February 2021 - Guest Speaker

Robert Pinchin - Dementia Advisory Service Illawarra

Our quest speaker Robert Pinccin from Dementia Advisory Servive Illawarra.

Gave a very informative talk and answered many member questions from the floor.

January 2021 - Guest Speaker

Jenny Briscoe-Hough - Tender Funerals

Jenny is the General Manager of, and driving force behind, Our Community Project and Tender Funerals.

Tender Funerals is a community-based funeral service offering a caring, compassionate and highly personalised approach to after death care, funeral/celebration arrangements and burial/ cremation options.

December 2020 - Guest Speaker

Wayne Malone - Club Thirroul

We were very fortunate to have Wayne Malone, from Club Thirroul, as our Guest Speaker, at the December meeting. Wayne gave a very insightful talk about Club Thirroul’s past, its past financial troubles and its future amalgamation with Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club. The amalgamation will result in future club upgrades, community engagement e.g. various sporting club grants and member benefits. The clubs future is looking bright.

March 2020 - Guest Speaker

Amy Wildmann - Wildmann Group

Amy is a therapist who works with the Falls Prevention Clinic at Fairy Meadow and will talk about the Falls Prevention Team and the services they offer.

February 2020 - Guest Speaker

Genevieve Swart & Marcus Craft - 2515 Coast Magazine

Genevieve and Marcus are journalist who created the 2515 magazine. They will talk about the inception of the magazine and some of its contributors. 

January 2020 - Guest Speaker

Serena Mace - Travel Trade

Serina will talk on various aspects of how her travel company could arrange and conduct various tours, locally and internationally on our behalf.