Welcome to the Swan Hills Region Web page

Swan Hills Region meets at 1:30 PM on Fridays at North Metropolitan TAFE – Midland Campus, Eddie Barron Drive off Lloyd Street,
Midland in Lecture Theatre Block “D” behind the Administration Block “A”. Visitors are always welcome.
Elvire Chalets is in Elvire Street, Midland.

Contacts:

Maxine Wood, email vicmaxgc@gmail.com    Phone 0437 014 982
Catherine, email: catbax88@hotmail.com   Phone 0400 952 585

March – April Program

Jandamarra

Member Niels thanks Janice for the thought provoking talk.

Janice Brooks reprised the story of Jandamarra for Swan Hills highlighting the harsh realities and rough justice of early settlement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Swan Hills does Croquet

Swan Hills were introduced to the intricacies of Croquet at Bayswater today. The afternoon tea put on by the club was just as awesome.

The Ten Pound Pom

Secretary Catherine thanked Tony for contribution.

Swan Hills was treated to Tony Harding’s life journey from Southampton to his success in Swan View Australia. His self depreciating style added enormously to the enjoyment of the afternoon. A fascinating tale well told.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dating

Chair Tony thanks Niels for his interesting and enlightening talk.

Despite the double entendre Niels ran Swan Hills through the many and varied ways scientists are able to date things as diverse as stars, rocks, fossils and objects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Beatles 50 Years On

Chair Tony thanks Denise for her amazing work

Denise Beer led Swan Hills through the phenomenon that was the Beatles  complete with major hits and personal insights. Wonderful afternoon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

History of Telecommunications

John is thanked by member Richard.

Swan Hills returned for 2021 and enjoyed an interesting talk by John Paskulish of the WA Historical Telecommunications Society  on the History of Telecommunications on Friday. John took us on a fascinating tour through telecommunications history in Australia.

 

 

 

 

 

Swan Hills Commences in 2021

Swan Hills kicked off 2021 with a delightful lunch at Oakover Winery in the Swan Valley.

Swan Hills Xmas Lunch

Swan Hills final social lunch for the year at Parkerville Tavern. Good time had by all.Swan Hills looks forward to seeing all members back in 2021.

New Swan Hills Chair

Maxine Woods, Tony Harding and Denise Beer

U3A Perth Chair, Denise Beer and outgoing Swan Hills Chair, Maxine Woods, congratulate new Swan Hills Chair Tony Harding on his election at Friday’s AGM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carnivorous Plants

Paul Higgins shared his passion and enthusiasm for carnivorous plants with Swan Hills on Friday, complete with pictures and numerous specimens. An interesting insight into this specialist plant form. Here he is thanked by member Robyn.