2019 Annual General Meeting

Date: Tuesday 22nd October
Time: 7:30pm
Venue:: Hallett Cove Lutheran Church,
Address: 20 Ragamuffin Dr. Hallett Cove.

You are cordially invited to attend the 2019 Friends of Glenthorne Annual General Meeting.  The venue is right behind the Hallett Cove Civic Centre. There is ample parking. 

Tea and Coffee will be provided. We ask you to bring a plate of supper to share.

AGM Program

7:00pm – Gather and Catch-up

7:30pm – Welcome

7:35pm – Guest Speaker, Hon. David Speirs – Member for Black

  • As the Local Member, and the Minister for Water and the Environment, David has been very busy, and we welcome him as our Guest Speaker.
  • David is passionate about the Environment, and will give us some background to this passion.
  • We also look forward to hearing of recent developments for the “Glenthorne National Park”.
  • As the Local Member for Black, David is also concerned about local issues.
  • We expect that there will be time after his presentation, to ask questions about the environment and other topical issues that interest you.

8:15pm – AGM Business

  • Election of Office Bearers
  • Constitutional Changes – Vote
    • Click here for to download the existing Constitution
    • Click here for the proposed changes.

8:45pm Supper

9:15pm Close

Friends of Glenthorne warmly welcome new members and friends to assist with their conservation, restoration, and re-vegetation projects and other activities to protect Glenthorne into the future.

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FoG Membership – If you want to become more involved with the Friends of Glenthorne Farm:

  • Information on our membership page, Click here
  • Subscribe to our e-Newsletters, Click  here

Book Launch – Glenthorne – A Defining History and Indefinite Politics.

Written by Dr. Pam Smith, Dr. Keryn Walshe, Mr. Alan Burns.
To order the book, see our Webpage. Click here.

 2019 Enjoyment Days and Working Bees

The proposed enjoyment days for 2019 are usually the 3rd Sunday of the month, as follows, subject to possible change at late notice.

January Sunday 20/01/2019 Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm
February Sunday 17/02/2019 Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm
March Sunday 17/03/2019 Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm
April Sunday 21/04/2019 Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm
May Sunday 19/05/2019 Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm
June Saturday 16/06/2019 Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm
July Sunday 21/07/2019 Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm
August Sunday 18/08/2019 Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm
September Sunday 15/09/2019 Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm
October Sunday 20/10/2019  Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm
November Sunday 17/11/2019 Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm
December Sunday 15/12/2019 Enjoyment Day – 10am – 4.00pm

Enjoyment days usually start at 10.00am and finish at 4.00pm.
Meet at the Majors Road gates at about 9.45am to complete the paperwork.
Late arrivals please phone 0411 595 910 for gate attendance.
We usually have afternoon tea during the day.  Bring something to share if you would like to.

To receive any late changes, please Subscribe here to our Newsletter to get any late-notice changes.

Breaking News!!!

Seven Day Forecast for Weather, Wind, Rain, UV for O’Halloran Hill

Working Bee “Enjoyment Day” Functions

  • To control weeds and assist in the re-vegetation efforts
  • To support each other as local volunteers
  • To know the features of the property and identify its vegetation types
  • Bird identification, seed collection and heritage protection

Or just come along for whatever peaceful reason to simply enjoy the friendship of our wonderful group and one of the most precious places in the southern suburbs. We encourage the curious, walkers, people who like to read books under the shade of trees, those who like to meditate……and as long as the activity is friendly to the farm and safe for those participating, you are welcome.

“Weekend Notes” A visitor to Glenthorne on one of our Enjoyment Days took some great photos.  To view them, see the “Weekend Notes” article here  (This is an excellent website for things to do, and up-coming events), or view the same article but in PDF format.