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Red Hill AGM and work activity Sunday 3 September 2023 from 9am

AGM (11am)

Our AGM will be held straight after the Sunday 3 September Working Bee.  The AGM will start at 11 am.

Please see our website at http://redhillregenerators.org.au/?page_id=460 under the heading AGM for the associated papers, including notice of a Special Resolution we are proposing to amend our Rules.  The reasons for the Rule change proposal are set out in that notice, and there is a draft of the Rules showing the proposed changes also on the website. Other papers include the AGM Agenda, 2022 Draft AGM Minutes, President’s Report, Treasurer’s Statement and a copy of the Rules with proposed changes highlighted.

Work Activity (9am to 11am) We will continue our sweep north through the high value bushland to remove woody weeds, including Cootamundra wattle, cotoneasta, pyracantha, verbascum, thistles, small patches of blackberry, briar rose, ivy etc. Reconvene back at the Tamar Street gate into the Reserve at 11am for morning tea and the AGM.

More information: info@redhillregenerators.org.au

Location: Park and assemble at the south end of Mugga Way near Hindmarsh Drive. Task and safety briefings will be held at 9am sharp. Work will stop at 11am for the AGM, which should finish by midday.

Activities: The principal activity will be cutting and dabbing cootamundra wattle plants and other smaller woody weeds.  Tools should not be shared between volunteers.

Conditions: moderate to steep slopes, rocky in parts, with open to dense bush.

You bring: Water to drink, hat, leather gloves, long sleeved shirt, long pants essential, eye protection, sunscreen, solid enclosed shoes. BYO morning tea.

We bring:  Tools – We will bring secateurs, loppers, saws, and herbicide dabbers (bring your empty dabbers to exchange for full ones). We will also bring a basic first aid kit, and provide tool use and weeding ID and advice as needed.  Bring your own tools, especially secateurs and loppers if available.

NoteIt is important that you attend the activity safety briefing at 0900.    A byo morning tea is usually held at 11am. The event will finish at about 12.00pm


Cancellation: The activity will be cancelled by email (if possible), no later than 8am of the activity day, if rain/wind is forecast which could make planned work potentially hazardous, high temperatures before midday are forecast, total fire bans are announced, air pollution is ‘hazardous’ or additional Covid 19 restrictions in force. Note: The Red Hill Regenerators Group is advised by the ACT Parks & Conservation Service and the information below:

  1. Guidelines for Volunteer fieldwork in extreme conditions‘, which addresses extreme temperatures and poor air quality, as measured by PM2.5 levels (to obtain up to the minute information about air quality, there are a number of Apps, including the ‘Air Matters‘ App);
  2. ‘Volunteer Fieldwork through Covid19’ latest update;
  3. Information at: https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/protecting-yourself-and-others
  4. the Volunteer Policy and Code of Conduct can be accessed from the ParkCare Hub Home Page on the right hand side under “Files”   https://app.betterimpact.com/Volunteer/Main/StoredDocument/29169