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Notes for
your Diary

International Harbour Masters’ Association (IHMA) 12th biennial IHMA Congress in Hobart on 23-26 Mar 2020.

Next Combined meeting – Occidental Hotel Sydney – 14th August 1800:

Merchant Navy Day Memorial service – 3 Sept - Mosman

Australasian Marine Pilots Conference 29 Oct - 1 Nov Sydney

WIM Focus event TBC Australian Maritime Museum late Nov early Dec






At our AGM in May, Christopher (Kit) Rynd became our new Chair, replacing Jillian Carson-Jackson who is now the senior vice president of the Nautical Institute and the President designate. Jillian is remaining on our committee. Click here for Kit’s CV or go to the Latest News page.

Also at the AGM, the Southern Australia Branch was formed and this branch now looks after Nautical Institute members in Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. They will be sharing this website soon and their Secretary is Robin Bourne who can be contacted at

Patrick Walsh has kindly agreed to look after this website for us and he can be contacted at He will also be acting as our new social media rep – look out for a new LinkedIn page soon. Patrick is also the new NSW representative on the committee (the updated committee can be seen on the committee page link – left)

Keep your diaries free for the AMPI Conference in Sydney on 29 October for four days (details to follow) and a women in Maritime focus event at the Australian Maritime Museum in late November early December.

I’ve been away for a while and its good to be back – I hope to see you at our next meeting at the Occidental in Sydney on 14th August

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