General Meeting

9.15am for 9.30am, Thursday 18th April

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

Guest Speaker: Piero Paglialonga

Subject: Crime Stoppers


Crime Stoppers Victoria commenced in 1987 and is “a community-based initiative which encourages members of the public to provide information on unsolved crimes, wanted people, and people they know are involved in criminal activity”.

Piero Paglialonga has had 17 years’ experience in Europe, Africa and Australia, including 11 years with the United Nations. With the UN, he worked as Head of Communication for UN regional offices, contributing to initiatives that supported the return of state authority and rule of law in post-conflict countries such as Mali and the Congo.  Piero is fluent in several languages. He has developed and implemented strategies to promote the UN and its values.  He has managed a regional UN radio station and collaborated with media such as BBC, Al Jazeera, Washington Post, Kyodo News and France24.




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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