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2024 Speakers 

15th July David Rosenberg:- Pine Gap

David was employed as a civilian by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) for 23

  years, completing his last 18 years with the Agency managing his team in Operations at the Joint

  Defence Facility Pine Gap in Alice Springs.

19th August Lorraine Jones:- Croker Chidren at Otford

Dr Jones was brought up in Queensland and attended Queensland Medical School. 

Following an internship in the Royal Brisbane Hospital Lorraine moved to NSW 

  working at the Prince Henry Hospital before going into general practice in Regents Park.

Lorraine as well as being a member of our Club is also Viice President of the Helensburgh and District History Society.

16th Septermer Bill Phippen:- History & Engineering Heritage

Bill Phippen is a qualified civil engineer who late in his career moved into history and engineering

heritage having published five books on the subject on of which the  Hawkesbury River Railway Bridges received the Colin

Crisp Award for documentation of heritage

He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia, and an active volunteer guide at the Australian National Maritime

Museum and in 2013 Bill was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for service to people with disability through the charity

Technical Aid to the Disabled.

21st October Dr Kathryne Goozee:- Dementia

 Kathryne is the founding Director/CEO of the KaRa Institute of Neurological Diseases (KaRa MINDS) in Macquarie Park and

holds an Hon A/Prof position within the medical faculty in Macquarie University with over 30yrs of clinical experience in

dementia in a variety of health settings including hospital, residential, and the community.

In 2008, Kathryn was one of the first Nurse Practitioners in Australia specialising in dementia and continues to use her broad

experience to challenge the boundaries of existing health models. Kathryn is passionate about helping people find answers

and to navigate the pathway for diagnosis, treatment, care, and research









December Because of the Xmas lunch there is No Meeting therefore no Speaker