New South Wales & ACT


Year formed 2015/2016 Office-bearers Contact
1974 Chairperson: Michael Blair
Secretary: Emily Sloane
reasurer: Troy Parker
Emily Sloane
Email: [email protected]

Branch Report – November 2015

Hello Everyone

Hope you are well and looking forward to the end of the year!

The NSW Branch recently had our Annual General Meeting which was held at Westmead Children’s Hospital on September 19, with a modest turnout. Besides discussion on recent events and planning the year ahead, we held our election for all office bearers for 2015/16. The results were:

 President/Chairperson: Michael Blair

 Secretary: Emily Blair

 Treasurer: Troy Parker

 Sports Co-ordinator: Charli Worgan

 Social Co-ordinators: Dawn Bos, Tracey Mamula

 Youth Co-ordinator: Daniel Bos

 Committee Members: Tony Munro, Cullen Adams


NSW Christmas Picnic & North Region Weekend

Our next Northern Region weekend is planned for the weekend of 21 & 22 November, 2015 in the Newcastle Region.

We’re starting the weekend off with an afternoon of sports at Charlestown Indoor Sports Centre (2/314 Hillsborough Rd, Warners Bay NSW 2282) from 2-4pm. We’ll be playing a variety of sports including indoor cricket, boccia and soccer. The sports are for all ages and all abilities – everyone’s welcome to join in or just come and watch. The cost is $10 per person or $20 per family, payable on the day.

On the Saturday evening, we’ll meet at Warner’s at the Bay (320 Hillsborough Rd, Warners Bay) at 6pm for dinner, possibly followed by bowling or laser tag form 8 pm, or the over 18’s can stay at Warner’s to enjoy the band.

On Sunday 22 November, we’ll be holding our annual SSPA NSW Children’s Christmas picnic at Richard Riley, Freyberg Street, New Lambton. We’ll be meeting at the Kookaburra Shelter from 11.00am–3.00pm. Santa will be arriving at about 1.00pm, please bring a gift for your children (12 and under) up to the value of $20. There will be a Treasure Hunt for the kids, and games for everyone. Please bring a picnic and drinks. There are barbeque facilities on site.

Most of us will be staying at Warner’s at the Bay on the Saturday night, please book your accommodation early to avoid disappointment.

Please let Dawn Bos know by the 14th of November 2015 if you’re attending, her mobile is 0457403850.

Adult’s Christmas Party

Come and celebrate the end of the year with our Adult’s Christmas Party! This year we will be holding a Christmas dinner, buffet style at River Canyon restaurant in Parramatta followed by a Hawaiian and Polynesian show where an Island dance group will dance their way through Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, Fiji and the Cook Islands!

And if that’s not enough, there’s also a fire show and a live DJ for dancing the night away!

Date: Saturday 5 December 2015

Time: 6:30 pm until late

Where: Sahara restaurant, Westfield Parramatta, Cnr of Church & Argyle St, Level 2 Dining Precinct, Parramatta, NSW

Cost: $45 per person

RSVP: Make sure you don’t miss this amazing night by RSVP’ing via the online booking form on the website by Friday 27 November.

We hope to see you at these events!

Kind regards,
Emily Blair
NSW State Secretary








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