Posts made in December, 2015

Rottnest Carnivale 2015

Posted on 17 Dec, 2015

Rottnest Carnivale 2015

Rottnest Carnivale was held on Saturday 31st of October this year. Jeff King (Chairman), Pauline McMullan (Executive Officer) and Rosalie Small (Grants & Sponsorship Coordinator) manned a Rottnest Foundation tent where we sold our 2016 Calendars and provided information to visitors on our two major projects; the Wadjemup Bidi and the Repair of the Aboriginal Burial Ground. 7000 people came to the Island to enjoy the free festivities and entertainment and it was great to see so many families enjoying the day. The kids had a ball! We look forward to participating in next year’s event which is guaranteed to be even bigger and...

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Rottnest Foundation AGM 2015

Posted on 16 Dec, 2015

Rottnest Foundation AGM 2015

The Rottnest Foundation Annual General Meeting was held on Rottnest Island, Sunday 25th of October 2015. It began with a formal meeting, where the Chairman, Jeff King delivered his report for the year and ended his speech by thanking Pat Barblett (current Vice Chair) for 30 years of service to the Foundation, presenting her with an inaugural life membership certificate. Pat founded the Foundation in 1985 and is a true asset to the Foundation. After the formal proceedings, all attendees enjoyed lunch and then together walked part of the Bickley Bay section of the Wadjemup Walk Bidi. To end the day, Jeff took our Patron Janet Holmes a Court, AC, on a short tour of new initiatives that have opened around the Island. Please  click here to read the electronic version of the Chairman’s Report for...

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