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Meeting Dates for 2019

Meetings are held every first Tuesday in the month.

Come along and listen to our speakers, share "birdie" knowledge together and socialise with other members and friends! We look forward to seeing each other and meeting new friends throughout the course of 2019!

Members Meetings 2019:

Meetings are held 7:30pm to 10pm.

Tuesday, 5th February 2019 (Josh Allen presenting on Andean Condors)

Tuesday, 5th March 2019 (updates on the Orange Bird Sale by Murray Macpherson, Royal Easter Show by Ivan Cindric and proposed legislation regarding birdkeeping and an update on issues with Animal Care Australia by Sam Davis).

Tuesday, 2nd April 2019 (Christopher Brett presenting on Softbills)

Tuesday, 7th May 2019 (Garry Fitts presenting on the Conservation Status of Australian Finches focusing on causes of decline and the possibility of rehabilitation  for the Gouldian, Parson, Diamond Firetail and Star finches)

Tuesday, 4th June 2019Shayne Merry. Shayne's presentation topic is "Hints on Plants & Birds" PDF outlines his experience relating to his presentation.

Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 Our guest speaker at our July meeting is Colin Isbister. Colin has been breeding birds for more than 60 years and is currently President and Show Manager of the African Lovebird Society of Australia. He is a Senior Judge and has judged lovebirds, parrots, coloured budgies and quail. Over the years he has had a vast range of parrots and lovebirds as well as budgies and currently has Indian ringnecks, king parrots, cockatiels and rainbow lorikeets as well as lovebirds. He only shows the lovebirds and has been very successful with the results. He has been president of the African Lovebird Society for 18 years.

Tuesday, 6th August 2019 Jason Holmes presenting on Diamond Firetail Finches.

Tuesday, 3rd September 2019 Bob Pitt - President Australian Heritage Budgerigar Association presenting on New & Heritage Budgerigar classes along with the Australian 1962 standards & AHBA.

Tuesday, 1st October 2019 Bruce Hockley presenting on 'My Incredible Trip to Africa' including some of his spectacular photos of birds.

Tuesday, 5th November 2019 Annual General Meeting. Nominations have been received for all the positions for 2020 and due to the overwhelming offers to be a part of the team, a few new roles have been added. New inititives for 2020 include ASNSW Conservation Trust - Launch details; New Informative segments in our meetings; Avicultural Review growth changes; Our growth strategy for the future; New sales table available to members and and much, much more. It’s going to be a big 2020 as the ASNSW Celebrates its 80th Year.

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

Christmas Party 2019:

Final details will be announced at our November meeting.

Committee Meetings 2019:

Committee members will be advised of remaining dates for this year by email.