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Lunch with Prof. Martin Daunton on 1st May

  • Posted by Fabrice Boucherat
  • On April 13, 2019
A deep history of Brexit Martin Daunton is well known to many of our members as past Master of Trinity Hall and guest speaker at our annual dinner in 2010. He also attended our 2017 annual dinner. His talk will concentrate not on the ongoing machinations of Brexit but on why it is, or is […]
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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
This post will be kept up to date with the series of events the Society is holding in 2019. The following are confirmed to date. Friday April 12th Boat Race Dinner, at the Savage Club Wednesday May 1st Prof Martin Daunton (past Master of Trinity Hall) on “Brexit: A deep history“, at The George (162-168 […]
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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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Lunch with Richard Iron CMG OBE – 18 July

  • Posted by admin
  • On April 20, 2018
AFRICAN WARS We are now well used to war in the Middle East and South-West Asia. Despite the complexities of Islamist extremism, there has been much in-depth analysis and practical experience gained of conflict in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan; we think we largely understand it. Despite the focus on extremism and the Middle East, however, […]
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