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Sunday, 30 June 2013

July/August Activities

Re: Mrs Ros Lewis' email

Please Note: Change of date

Change of date: Next Oxfam meeting

Change of date of next Oxfam meeting on Monday, July 8th at 6pm at the Royal Oak.The new date will enable us to meet with Clancy Moore, Campaigns Coordinator. He’s here to lobby politicians and present a workshop at the SOS conference. If you have half price meal vouchers from Tuesday’s Examiner, bring them!


a.      Campaign info from Clancy

b.      Regular reports & plans, including AGM details. See attached Minutes. Note – since last meeting, Band Night has been cancelled as it is unviable for our group this year. Tas AGM postponed till September.


5-9 July – Students of Sustainability Conference Launceston - Oxfam will have a stall Sun. 7th & workshop Mon 8th.

Help needed with some aspects. E.g. shifting furniture afternoon of Thurs. 4th & Wed. 10th; also  Stall Lunchtime Sun. 7th Contact Ros if you can help.


8, 9 and 12 July – lobbying politicians – If you can join Clancy at 2pm on 8th July to lobby Peter Whish-Wilson, please let me know. Same re Geoff Lyons 9am Tues 9thWe also have an appointment with Andrew Nikolic 11am Friday 12th unfortunately without Clancy. Jeff & Ros possibly available, negotiable. Recommended as a good learning experience.


Non-Oxfam event.  Sunday 14th July – Drive for Life (MRC) barbecue at Bunnings. Volunteers contact Ros


19-21 July – Fairly Educated ConferenceHobart. Register by 30 June. Ros will run the Oxfam stall on behalf of Amanda.


Thurs 8 August – Bass Political candidates forum on Overseas Aid; details soon. Amanda, Eric and Allison have been interviewed for the short film to set the scene.


Tas. Oxfam AGM Date & details t. b. a.- probably in September – a brief meeting by video conference or Skype; Main business to discuss annual & financial reports & elect new Tas. committee (current members are Mara, Sue & Ros). Possibly Also a short info segment.

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