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Guest speakers

Given our diverse and knowledgeable membership a variety of interesting guest speakers are invited to our meetings to provide thought provoking, engaging and sometimes humorous and informative talks on their special topics. Our members are encouraged to suggest topics of interest and to recommend speakers. We also encourage our members to share their areas of expertise and interests with others.

Guest Speakers for 2021

February 2021 – Garry Reynolds – ‘The Railway Comes to Canberra – Griffins Magnificent Obsession’

March 2021 – No guest speaker, Club’s AGM and 3rd birthday celebration

April 2021 – Michael Shoebridge – Director Defence, Strategy and national Security Program, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

May 2021 - Michelle Jenkins - Completing a +660 km walk along the Australian Alpine Walking Track

June 2021 – Dr Brad Tucker - The future of space in Australia

July 2021 - Colin Campbell  - ANZUK what is it?

 

Past Guest Speakers

2020

November 2020 – Marc Nieuwenhuys – ‘Talking About a Lonely Journey – A Solo 2400km Kayak Expedition.  Breaking Free From Depression.’

October 2020 – Robyn Wood – ‘Up, Up and Away on the Concord in 1991’

March – September 2020 – Covid-19 self-isolation period

Feb 2020 – Stephen Trump – Australian Red Cross

 

2019

November 2019 – Prof. Rod Jory – ‘The Big Bang! The Origin of the Universe

October 2019 – Ray Osmotherly – 3 yrs in a 1 teacher school

September 2019 – Karen Viggers – Wildlife Vet and author

August 2019 – Marg Green – ‘The Secret is Out’

July 2019 – Barrie Virtue – ‘Hens lay eggs; people lie down’

June 2019 – Ian Peters – General Manager Diabetes ACT

May 2019 – Robyn Hipkiss – Author

April 2019 – Saraya Palmer – Trade Travel