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Golf on 24th March

  • Posted by Fabrice Boucherat
  • On January 27, 2019
The Autumn event with Oxford is to be held at Devil Bend Golf Club at Mooraduc on Sunday 24th March, teeing off from 0835. Anyone interested in winning their belated light blue is asked to contact Peter Adams at golf@cambridgesociety.org.au to help us retain the Team Trophy which has, since its inception, always seen a […]
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Lunch with Chris Davey (updated)

  • Posted by Fabrice Boucherat
  • On January 27, 2019
We have a change of speaker for lunch on Wednesday 20th February. Professor Katie Allen being unavailable to address us at lunch, Chris Davey will now deliver a speech on animal mummification in ancient Egypt and report on the associated research carried out by the Australian Institute of Archaeology. The ancient Egyptians mummified millions of animals and […]
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Your new committee

  • Posted by admin
  • On December 15, 2018
The Annual General Meeting of the Cambridge Society of Victoria was held on 12th December 2018. At this meeting the following were elected for the coming year: President Dr Raul Sanchez Urbarri Magister Prandii Peter Baines Treasurer Jerry Platt Other committee members Peter Adams – Golf and Boat Race dinner Fabrice Boucherat – Webmaster and […]
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Programme for 2019

  • Posted by admin
  • On December 15, 2018
We have an interesting series of events coming up in 2019. The following are confirmed to date. February 20th Dr Katie Allen on food allergies (Wednesday) March 20th Prof Neville Norman on a historical topic (Wednesday) April 12th Boat Race Dinner (Friday) May 1st Prof Martin Daunton (past Master of Trinity Hall) on “The deep […]
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Notice of AGM

  • Posted by admin
  • On November 7, 2018
NOTICE OF CSA(V) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 1. The Cambridge Society of Australia (Victoria) Inc is pleased to advise that the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at 12:00PM (12H00) on Wednesday 12th December 2018 at the Savage Club, Bank Place Melbourne. The Agenda Items for the AGM are listed below as well as […]
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AGM and Varsity Match -Wed 12th December

  • Posted by admin
  • On October 2, 2018
The AGM starts at noon prompt followed by lunch and  a showing of the Varsity Rugby Match. This lunch will take place at the Savage Club in Bank Place at 12 noon for 12.30pm. The Club is at 12 Bank Place (off Collins Street) in the City. Cost is $55 including drinks. All guests are […]
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Lunch with Prof. Jim Bowler AM — 17th October

  • Posted by admin
  • On August 10, 2018
SCIENCE AND THE DREAMING Nature and Culture at Lake Mungo: Conflict or Convergent? The 1968 discovery of cremated human remains deep within shoreline sands of a then un-named basin in western NSW (later named Lake Mungo), opened a new chapter in Australian history. Dated even at that time as well beyond 20,000 years and known […]
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Lunch with James Sergeant -16th May

  • Posted by admin
  • On April 21, 2018
Competition in the Australian Financial System In a speech on the first full day of the Commonwealth Games, the Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said that the behaviour of Australia’s major banks resembled synchronised swimming more than vigorous competition. How can we be sure that banks, insurance companies and investment firms are […]
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Lunch with Bill Birch AM – 20th June

  • Posted by admin
  • On April 20, 2018
Victoria’s young volcanoes   Volcanoes have been active in shaping Victoria’s geology for the past 600 million years. The youngest period of volcanic activity began around 5 million years ago and is concentrated in the western half of the State, with an extension into southeastern South Australia. Geologists refer to this region as the Newer […]
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