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  • Name: ACT Red Hill Bush Regenerators Inc
  • Address: 64 Caley Crescent, Narrabundah  ACT 2604
  • email: info@redhillregenerators.org.au
  • Certificate of Incorporation Registered Number: A2492
  • ABN: 722 86 125 137

Red Hill Regeneration Group Inc. Rules

The Red Hill Regeneration Group was Incorporated on 24 October 1994, with eight Purposes and Objectives, listed below

The Associations Incorporations Act says that associations can adopt, or adapt, the Model Rules in the Associations Incorporation Regulation 1991. The Model Rules (which are the basics of any association constitution) have been adopted mainly to avoid unnecessary bureaucracy. The Model Rules can be found at Part 3 Section 15 of the Associations Incorporation Regulations 1991.

Purposes and Objects

The purposes and objects of the Red Hill Regeneration Group as set out in its Articles of Association are:

    1. To develop awareness in the community of the value of local native vegetation and wildlife in the Red Hill reserve;
    2. To promote the conservation, regeneration, planting, maintenance, and protection of the native and remnant vegetation of the Red Hill reserve;
    3. To restore and improve the condition of degraded land within the reserve through measures including revegetation;
    4. To increase the local population of the endangered daisy Rutidosis leptorhynchoides;
    5. To involve citizens and community groups at all levels in planning and maintaining revegetation programs within the reserve;
    6. To carry out revegetation activities which are consistent with the future ecological and recreational needs of the community;
    7. To enhance the practical and theoretical skills of the community pertaining to the establishment, protection, planning and maintenance of vegetation; and
    8. To seek the support of other organisations, businesses and the community generally for the beforementioned objects of the Association.

Insurance

Are volunteers insured when working with the Red Hill Regenerators?

Insurance is described in para 6.2 of the Volunteer Policy 2018 as:

lndividual volunteers, community group volunteers and casual volunteers undertaking approved PCS volunteer projects are covered by insurance for personal accident and public liability through the ACT lnsurance Authority (ACTlA) for the period of engagement in volunteer duties as recorded in the sign-on register for the volunteer activity or recorded on the Parkcare Hub online reporting system

Volunteer workers insurance certificate for 2024-25

ACT Government Volunteers policy

Volunteer Policy and Code of Conduct (7.4Mb PDF) – what are our responsibilities and what is the Government committed to do.

Safety when working on Red Hill

Bushfire safety fact sheet 2014– sets out the conditions when it is safe for volunteers to work in a Nature Reserve

The ‘Guidelines for Volunteer fieldwork in extreme conditions‘ provides guidance regarding working in extreme temperatures and poor air quality, as measured by PM2.5 levels.

All volunteer activities should be cancelled if conditions reach any of the below triggers (in brackets are the websites you can use to check conditions)

Committee and other positions (2023-24)

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Committee members are nominated and elected consistent with the Incorporated Associations rules. More…

The following positions were appointed to the Committee at the AGM of 3 September 2023

Position                                                               Name                                                email

  • President                                                     Ross Kingsland                               rossandsue@gmail.com
  • Vice President                                            Simon Smalley                              simonsmalley62@gmail.com
  • Secretary                                                     Sarah Todd                                   sarah.e.todd@bigpond.com
  • Treasurer                                                     Paul Ratcliffe                           campbell.ratcliffe@gmail.com
  • Ordinary member                                      Michael Mulvaney                  mulvaney@netspeed.com.au
  • Ordinary member                                      Sue Ross                                     sueross@grapevine.net.au
  • Ordinary member                                      Rob Douglas                            r.v.douglas@bigpond.com

The following non committee positions have also been appointed

  • Public Officer                                              Sarah Todd                                 sarah.e.todd@bigpond.com
  • Conservation Officer                                 Michael Mulvaney                    mulvaney@netspeed.com.au
  • Task Coordinator                                       Vacant
  • Web & Twitter Manager                           Paul Ratcliffe                           campbell.ratcliffe@gmail.com
  • Work records coordinator                        Janice Hagan                           jhag58@gmail.com
  • Equipment – Tools                                      Rob Douglas                           r.v.douglas@bigpond.com
  • Equipment – chemicals                              Sue Ross                                      sueross@grapevine.net.au
  • ParkCare representative                            Sue Ross                                       sueross@grapevine.net.au
  • Sthn ACT Catchment Cttee rep               Simon Smalley                             simonsmalley62@gmail.com
  • Conservation Council Member rep         Ross Kingsland                         rossandsue@gmail.com
  • Nest box coordinator                                  Vacant
  • Plantings Coordinator                                Sarah Todd                            sarah.e.todd@bigpond.com
  • Notices Coordinator                                   Robyn Tulloh                         Robyn@tulloh.id.au
  • erosion control coordinator                        Vacant
  • birdlife coordinator                                      Vacant
  • Tracks coordinator                                      Rob Douglas                        r.v.douglas@bigpond.com
  • Indian Mynah traps                                       Vacant

Parks & Conservation Contacts (current at 18 September 2020)

  • Red Hill Ranger                                          Patrick Harvey                              patrick.harvey@act.gov.au
  • ParkCare Assist Coordinator                    Tenzin Phuntsho                            tenzin.phuntsho@act.gov.au
  • ParkCare Hub                                             Access to volunteer opportunities    parkcare@act.gov.au

Meetings

Meetings of the Association and/or Committee are held as required. Meeting locations should be confirmed by contacting the Secretary.

Committee Minutes

AGM

Committee minutes are available on request

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