Guest Speakers


MayAuthor of the book “No Regard for Truth” – Friendship and kindness, tragedy and injustice. Rowville’s Italian prisoners of war.Darren Arnott
AprilTips on dealing with My Aged CareCasey Olori – Australian Unity
MarchAnnual General MeetingN/A
FebruaryAntiques Nelson Knight


NovemberWear a Hat DayNo Speaker
OctoberWriting Your MemoirsMargaret O’Mahony
SeptemberCosta Concordia CrashBev Blennenhasse
AugustAustralia’s exhibit at the Chelsea Garden ShowMartin Semken
JulyThe Forgotten ArmyHarish Shah
JuneVonda will share how SEMMA provided members with a voice and participation in decisions regarding critical needs and the chance of greatest success for an innovative and sustainable manufacturing community.Vonda Fenwick
MayReflections on a career in the Public and Private SectorsColin Neave
AprilJourney of a Lost ManuscriptLorraine Smith
MarchAGMNo Speaker
FebruaryAngel Flight AustraliaCarmel Martin


NovemberO’Shannessy’s Tours – Trips and Tours offered.
OctoberTravelling on the GhanKen Pakes
SeptemberMembership SurveyNo Speaker
AugustMeeting CancelledN/A
JulyHearing Health & Problems Christine Helps – Hearing Australia
JuneWills & Powers of AttorneyThomas Mahon
MayPoisons and PoisonersGeoff Crawford
AprilScams and Scammers,
and how not to be caught
Steve Polgar
MarchAGMNo Speaker
FebruarySubmarinesLance Marshall


September – NovemberNo Meetings HeldN/A
AugustPoems & MoreAnnie Wysham
JulyChildhood Memories of the London Blitz and Rocket AttacksClif Hardy
JuneNo Meeting HeldN/A
MayHistory of Coles StoresDenis Birt
April1978 Revolution in IranHarish Shah
MarchAGMNo Speaker
FebruaryNo Meeting HeldN/A


April – NovemberNo Meetings HeldN/A
MarchAGMNo Speaker
FebruaryBecoming a Safer SeniorLinda Black
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