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At the Movies – Sunday 18 April 2021

Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman star in this Academy Award-nominated father-daughter drama centred on an elderly man who refuses assistance – a decision that has him questioning his current circumstances, his loved ones, and even his own mind.

WHERE:        Palace Norton Street Cinema, Leichhardt.

 WHEN:          Sunday 18th April – 2.40pm

 Hope this one’s not too close to the bone!

Meet in the foyer for coffee or snack before the show. Booking online is recommended.  Hope to see you there.

 Judith Hall – Convenor

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ANSTO Outing – Friday, 23 April

 

OPAL-Images-(8)Ever wondered where medical facilities source the radioactive materials used in modern diagnostic equipment? Join your Probus friends on a tour of the ANSTO (Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation) and find out!

The 2-hour tour provides an in depth look into the world of nuclear science and the work ANSTO does in the areas of health, the environment and delivering solutions for industry. There is a cafe on site for members who wish to stay on for lunch once the tour concludes. It will be self-drive or carpool with other members. Plenty of free onsite parking available. Please indicate if you will need to get a lift or if you are willing to take extra people in your car.

Convenor: Sue Colubriale – suecolubriale@gmail.com

Date and Time: Friday, 23rd April at 9.30 am meet outside Discovery Centre for start at 10.00am

Tour length: 2 Hours.

Location: ANSTO Discovery Centre – New Illawarra Road Lucas Heights  about 32km from Breakfast Point. (free onsite parking)

Cost: Tour cost is $12. Lunch will be at your own expense. There is a Cafe on site.

Payment Information: Payable to Treasurer. Please add surname-ANSTO to identify payment

Closing date for bookings: Wednesday, 14th April 2021.

Additional notes: To help maintain the safety and security of the ANSTO site it is important that all visitors follow ANSTO’s procedures and are familiar with the conditions of entry.
All members attending will need to PROVIDE identification on arrival to the centre and supply me with this information when registering for the tour. I need to send this information to them a week before the tour. If this ID is not brought with you on the day you will not be able to participate in the tour.
Acceptable ID is Aust Driver’s Licence, Aust Passport or Proof of Age Card

Download the document to send to Sue HERE.

Minimum of 12 participants with a maximum of 30.

The full set of ANSTO Rules can be found HERE. Please take the time to make yourself familiar with them as this is a high security government nuclear facility and all visitors are expected to be aware of the conditions of entry.

ANSTO Visitor Rules – Please read:

To help maintain the safety and security of the ANSTO site, it is important that all our visitors follow ANSTO’s procedures and are familiar with the conditions of entry to the site. 

When visiting ANSTO, you will need to:   

  • Have the visit pre-arranged
  • Present to ANSTO Reception or the Discovery Centre 
  • Provide identification such as
    – an Australian or foreign passport
    – an Australian driver’s licence
    – a Proof of Age card
    – an Australian government issued photo ID card
    – two alternate forms of non-photographic identification such as marriage certificate, birth certificate, bank document or credit card
  • Be signed in and escorted by an ANSTO ID Pass holder
  • Display a visitor ID Pass

You will also need to be aware that:

  • Visitors must declare all electronic devices they are carrying that have embedded camera capability upon arrival. A decision will be made as to whether this device may be brought onsite
  • Visitors cannot take photographs or recordings on site without written approval
  • Laptops and memory sticks may be taken on site but must also be declared upon arrival
  • Lockers are available for visitor use
Additional visitor guidelines have been developed for journalists, media and visitors to sensitive areas. Onsite requirements will be communicated upon arrival

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Update – Northern Exposure – Kimberley Tour 10 days/10 nights – 9 June 2022

For members considering this tour, please be advised the following update:

  • The tour begins 9th June 2022.
  • The single supplement is $1200.
  • Members can consider sharing.
  • Deposits are required to be sent to Australia Iconic Tours – for bank details or further information – free call 1800 814 218 or email Diana.
  • Jane Elliot is happy to take any questions.

Christmas in July dinner – Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Just like the  Tokyo Olympics was postponed outside of a Leap Year, our Christmas in July dinner (3 course dinner) has been rescheduled to a different month.
New date:  Wednesday, 11 August 2021.
Numbers:  At this time there is still room for 100 as this is a private event.  An August event may be more attractive to selected members and bookings are still open.
Cost:  $60 per person

Location:  Breakfast Point Country Club, Village Drive.

Time: Commencing at 6:00 pm for pre-dinner drinks.

Bookings: By payment to the Treasurer. You may check the Outings Payment and refund procedures including the Outings policy here.

Convener:  When you have made your payment to the Treasurer, please contact the convener, Karin Canty using this online booking form. You only need to send one message as the form is a joint booking and payment confirmation.  Please include your surname, a reference to the event and the amount paid.

Contact Karin Canty if this new date is problematic.

 

Update: MAGISTIC VIVID EARLY DINNER CRUISE – Wed 18th August 2021

Please note that:

Bookings: By payment to the Treasurer. 

Convener:  When you have made your payment to the Treasurer, please contact the convener, Kathy Beresford using this online booking form. You only need to send one message as the form is a joint booking and payment confirmation.  Please include your surname, a reference to VIVID and the amount paid.

Don’t forget to tick both boxes on the form

Cost: $55 per person.