2022-23 Events Program

2022 Sun 10 July  East Ivanhoe – Yarra River Billabongs and Golf Courses Wed 27 July  Werribee Gorge Sun 14 Aug Footscray – Maribyrnong River 11 bridges walk Sat 3 Sep Burnley – Burnley Gardens and Yarra banks Wed 14 Sep Spring Dinner (Kooyong) Sun 25 Sep Olinda – National Rhododendron Gardens  Sat 15 Oct …

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AGM Dinner 2022

At the end of June, the 128th Annual General Meeting was held and was attended by 61 Members and guests.  This was the first AGM held in person since 2019 and the traditional handing over of the ANZAC stick from outgoing to incoming President was once again part of the program.  Our guest speaker’s topic …

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Dom Dom Saddle Walk 2022

In late February, 2022 a small group tackled the Dom Dom Saddle walk. The walk began in a temperate rain forest of majestic mountain ash towering over tree ferns. Bellbirds and Whipbirds were heard along the way, or was it a Lyrebird poking fun? The rainforest gave way to woodlands of mixed eucalyptus and wattles …

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Point Cook Coastal Park Walk 2022

The first walk for 2022 in February was the Homestead circuit walk in the Point Cook Coastal Park. Walkers followed the sandy beach track along the coast with clear views across to the City skyline and Dandenong Ranges in the distance. It was surprisingly hot on the open track so walkers were relieved to reach …

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Greenvale Walk Report 2021

Covid restrictions once again impacted Walk Secretary Stephan Brown’s plan for the walk from Norton’s park to Jells Park. With outside gatherings restricted to 20 people and usual attendance exceeding that number, Stephan swung into motion at short notice to rearrange the scheduled walk. Two separate gatherings were scheduled with short walkers in one group …

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2021-22 Events Program

CoronaVirus Restrictions Unfortunately, because of State imposed coronavirus restrictions, most walks and dinners in the following program have had to be cancelled. Our program will be resumed as soon as permitted.  WALLABY CLUB WALKS PROGRAMME 2021 – 2022   ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO FRIENDS PARTNERS AND GUESTS   2021  Saturday 10 July  Greenvale – Woodlands Historic …

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Pipemakers Park Walk Report 2011

We had our lunch on a site of great historic interest. Pipemakers Park on the banks of the Maribyrnong River contains three bluestone buildings that survive from the days when it was Australia’s largest meat cannery. One bluestone building was the preserving department, including cooking and the filling of the tins. The second building next …

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