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JULY 2018 NEWSLETTER

July 2, 2018

JULY 2018 In this edition: Series 3 Twilight Talks Latest Releases in the Library Jazz in the Humffray Curator’s Corner Reports from the Annual General Meeting A new Life Member and more   Download your PDF copy here only 1.2MB

Annual General Meeting 2018

July 2, 2018

The Institute’s 159th Annual General Meeting was conducted in the Humffray Room on Wednesday, 27 June at 5.00pm, with President Phil Roberts in the Chair and with 37 attendees. The meeting commenced with a lively and engaging address from Ms Prue Bentley, Chief of Staff at local ABC Radio Station Ballarat. She reported that across…

Notice of the BMI Annual General Meeting 2018

June 7, 2018

The Institute’s 2018 AGM will be held in the Humffray Room on Wednesday, 27 June at 5pm. The guest speaker will be Ms Prue Bentley, Chief of Staff, Ballarat ABC Radio Station. All members of the Institute are invited to attend the AGM. Elections for the 2018-19 Board will be held and attendees will receive…

JUNE 2018 NEWSLETTER

June 7, 2018

JUNE 2018 In this edition: Notice of the BMI Annual General Meeting News from the BMI President, Curator and Volunteer Coordinator Upcoming events Latest news from the Library Heritage Weekend Roundup   Download your PDF copy here only 1.2MB

MAY 2018 NEWSLETTER

May 2, 2018

MAY 2018 Ballarat Heritage Month Edition everything that is happening at the BMI in one place Download your PDF copy here only 930kb President’s Report Rosemary’s Library News

From the Library – May 2018

May 2, 2018

BOOK OF THE MONTH Rather His Own Man by Geoffrey Robertson This is a witty, engrossing memoir, of the long and dedicated legal life of Geoffrey Robertson, who spent a life time defending human rights. This is a beautifully written memoir. AUTHOR OF THE MONTH Camilla Lackberg Camilla graduated from Gothenburg University of Economics, before…

President’s Report – May 2018

May 2, 2018

PRESIDENT’S REPORT –  May 2018 Social Media Information The BMI Board has contracted Wordsworth communicating to undertake the Institute’s newsletter, web site updating and other social media work. We thank David Berry for his work with the recent newsletters. If any BMI member would like to have an item considered for our newsletter, they need…

APRIL 2018 NEWSLETTER

April 5, 2018

APRIL 2018 Pick up your copy in the library today or download it here   Read some of the newsletter content online, including: President’s Report  Twilight Talks Series 2 News from the Library  

President’s Report – April 2018

April 4, 2018

Executive Manager It is with a great amount of pleasure that we announce our new Manager is Tony Godfrey. Tony starts work in the 0.5 role on Tuesday 3 April. He brings a breadth of previous experience, financial capability, enthusiasm about the Executive Manager role and commitment to future directions of the Institute. His previous positions have…

From the Library – April 2018

March 31, 2018

Author of the Month Rachel Amphlett Rachel who is originally from the UK, is currently based in Brisbane.  Rachel worked in the UK publishing industry, played lead guitar in rock bands and worked with BBC radio. Book of the Month Bella and Chaim: The Story of Beauty and Life – Sara Rena Vidal This memoir is…