Chris Beazley (above right) was presented
with his certificate of Fellowship of the Nautical Institute (FNI) by
our Vice Chair Mike Drake on the 11th April at the Australasian Marine
Pilots Institute workshop in Newcastle. Congratulations Cliff.
Our Annual General Meeting will be held at the Occidental Hotel, Wynyard
Sydney at 5pm on Wednesday 8th May. The draft minutes of the last AGM
plus agendas etc. can be found in the members section News and Events
(please email me if you have forgotten the password/login). This AGM (No
21) will be our last as a branch with NSW, ACT, Tas, Vic and SA as on
that day the new Southern Australia Branch will be formed splitting off
Vic, Tas and SA. They will share the website here for the time being. We
are also looking for new committee members for the branch, including a
new Chair for the SE Australia Branch as well as a Secretary – please
let me know if you are interested.
On Completion of the AGM, there will be a combined dinner with the
Company of Master Mariners and the Australian Institute of Navigation
and our speaker will be Sharad Bhasin, Deputy Harbour Master and manager
planning and compliance, Sydney; who will be explaining about how
Dangerous Goods are managed in Botany. Please attend if you can – it
will be an interesting evening.
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