Talks

The Society has organised many interesting and informative talks over the years.

Year/date Topic Who
2002 Treasures of Wolli” series
Wed Mar 27 Birds Of Wolli Justin Cahill
Wed July 31 Native Plants in Wolli Paul Ibbetson
Wed Sept 25 Survival of Wolli Justin Cahill
Wed Nov 27 Jackson Place, Wolli Valley Judy Finlason
2004
Tues Nov 23 The Future of Wolli Creek (Public Meeting)
2005
Sun 19 June Cooks/Wolli Catchment and the CMA Bob Junor, Chair CMA
2007
Wed Oct 3 The Struggle for Wolli Valley Gavin Gatenby
Wed Oct 31 The Jackson Place Cottages Judy Finlason
Wed Nov 14 Urban Birds and the Birds of Wolli Valley Voren O’Brien
Wed Dec 5 Biodiversity and your backyard Peter Stevens
2008
Wed May 7 Grey-headed Flying-foxes Marjorie Beck & Nancy Pallin
Tues Sept 23 NSW Nature Conservation Council Don White (NCC)
Tues Nov 18 Sewerage: Wolli’s heritage and future Rod Kerr (SWater)
2009
Tues Mar 3 Progress with the Regional Park Ben Khan (NPWS)
Tues Mar 10 Community role in local planning decisions John Mant
Tues July 14 Fish and Wolli Scott Nichols
Tues Sept 8 Darwin in Sydney Frank Nicholas
2010
Tues 9 Mar Aboriginal history of our region Heather Goodall
Wed 14 Apr Motorway Madness Michelle Zeibots
Wed Jun 9 Flying-foxes in Sydney Peggy Eby

And there’s always an interesting speaker at the Annual Dinner

Year

Speaker

Topic

2010

Jack Mundey &Gavin Gatenby

The history of the environmental struggle over Wolli

2009

Lesley Muir

Photos of Sydney from 1860s and later

2008

David Kirby

Revisiting the history of Inquiry

2007

Linda Burney MP

2006

John Kaye

Climate change issues

2005

Martyn Robinson (Australian Museum)

Sex life of invertebrates

2004

Alexandra de Blas (ABC)

2003

John Dengate (EPA)

Birds in Wolli

2002

Barry O’Keefe (National Trust)

2001

James Woodford – Env Journalist/Author

Wombats

2000

James Broadbent – historian

1999

Mark Curran

1997

Heather Goodall – historian

1996

JD – Cohen/Angel

1995

Ian Cohen MLC

1994

Paul Brown – Uni NSW

1993

Richard Jones (MLC)

1992

Karenne Jurd (Wilderness Society)

1991

Peter Newman (Professor, Murdoch Uni)

1990

Ted Mack MP

1989

Alan Morris – Ornithological Soc. NSW

Launch of the Bird Book

1988

David Kirby

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