General Meeting


9.30am, Thursday April 19th

Balwyn Baptist Church, 517 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn (Melway 46 F8)

Guest Speaker: Ross McMullin; Subject: Will Dyson: Australia’s Finest War Artist

Ross McMullin is an historian and biographer who has written extensively about the impact on Australia and its involvement in World War I. Dr McMullin’s books include  the award-winning biographies, Pompey Elliott, Will Dyson: Australia’s Radical Genius, and Pompey Elliott At War: In His Own Words. His most recent book, Farewell, Dear People: Biographies of Australia’s Lost Generation, was awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History. Other books include The Light On the Hill: the Australian Labor Party 1891-1991, and So Monstrous a Travesty: Chris Watson and the World’s First National Labour Government. Ross has addressed us on previous occasions and has always proved a popular speaker.

His topic this month is Will Dyson, cartoonist, etcher and Australia’s finest war artist.

 


 

The Club’s monthly General Meeting is held at the –

Balwyn Baptist Church, 517 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn (Melway 46 F8)

on the –

3rd Thursday of every month (except December) at 9.30am.

The first half of the meeting is devoted to reports of Club activities  and information about future planned events.

After morning tea, the meeting is addressed by a guest speaker. (Click on “General Meeting” above for each year’s speakers since 2012).

After the meeting, a number of members choose to get together for lunch at a local restaurant.

There is ample free parking in nearby streets, or you can come by tram – we are on the ‘109’ route that runs to and from Box Hill (stop 50).

You will receive a warm welcome, and someone will be assigned to introduce you to other members. Come join us.


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