Tuesday, October 20, 2009

2009 The John Turner Memorial Lecture

The University of Newcastle and WEA – are inviting the public to the 2009 John Turner Memorial Lecture, an annual event exploring the regional history of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.
GUEST SPEAKER: Dr Nancy Cushing, Cultural Historian from The University of Newcastle
Dr Cushing will examine Newcastle’s battle to control air pollution in the 20th century, focusing on the role of Novocastrians in bringing techniques used successfully overseas to the local struggle for clean air.
This FREE Public Lecture is proudly presented by WEA – Hunter and the University of Newcastle through the Office of Corporate Development and Community Partnerships.
VENUE Hunter Room, Newcastle City Hall
290 King Street, Newcastle
DATE Wednesday 28 October 2009
TIME 5:45pm for 6pm START to 7:30pm
COST FREE (RSVP essential as seats limited)
RSVP enrolments@weahunter.com.au
Ph: (02) 4925 4200

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Hunter Regional Committee Annual General Meeting Sunday 25 October, 2009

The Annual General Meeting of the Hunter Regional Committee of the National Trust will be held at Grossmann House, Church Street, Maitland on Sunday 25 October, 11am. The guest speaker will be John Neish, Executive Director of the National Trust. We welcome nominations to all positions on the committee. The positions are chair, deputy chair, secretary, treasurer and committee members. The meeting will be followed by morning tea. Bookings: Margaret Henry. P: (02) 4961 1063.