Incoming: Geoff Leigh M.P. re “Windows”, Hon. G.Connard re Woodlands Industrial Est. Outgoing: J.Chandler re Code for Melbourne Parklands, Hon. Simon Crean re destruction of Australia’s old growth forests.
Work proceeding. Posts have been re-positioned on the nature walk and the leaflet describing the walk rewritten. Members of the SGAP visited the park on a recent Sunday and were given a guided tour by the curator, Mr David Bainbridge.
More rangers have been employed in the park. A Family Day picnic was held on Cup Day. Highlights included a Bush Dance and a train ride through the park.
Woodlands Industrial Estate
Negotiations continue which if successful will mean that land abutting Governor road will be administered by Braeside Park & hopefully parkland.
Chris King has given the League invaluable assistance with programs & Committee members expressed their delight at the election of Chris to Mordialloc City Council at the August Elections. Cr King announced his resignation as M-B.C.L. delegate to P.P.C.C. The League has no representative on this committee at present.
The League has become incorporated as a result of many months of diligent work by Hartmut Rabich, Bob Wilcock and Christopher King. Thanks were also expressed to Pam Wilcock for the new logo-the one remaining banksia on the Parkdale cliffs.
Mordialloc Foreshore & Environs
Plants are being propagated at various nurseries in readiness for planting in the autumn. The protective fences on the foreshore have been criticised as being totally out of character with the natural aspect planned for this section of the beach.
Julia Hicks will ring the noise abatement section of Civil Aviation to discuss the noise from 1000 plane movements a day.