MINUTES OF THE 34TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS CONSERVATION SOCIETY
HELD AT BEAUMARIS COMMUNITY CENTRE, AT 8 P.M. ON 10TH SEPTEMBER 1986
 
PRESENT: Refer to list.   G. Goode gave a special welcome to David Charles MHR and Cr. J. (John) Moller.
APOLOGIES: Mr. Charles Moore, Mr. & Mrs. Derrick Todd, Mrs. Irene Orr, Mr. & Mrs Alan Cook, Mrs. Jenny deKok, Mr. & Mrs. R. (Roy) Hardcastle, Cr. L. (Laurence) Bottomley, Mr. David Lea MLA, Cr. John Merkus.
MINUTES: Minutes of 33rd A.G.M. confirmed. (June Stewart/Anita Heughan)
PRESIDENTíS REPORT:
  G. Goode summarized his report. Report received. (J. Moller/A. Heughan) 

During discussion of report a question arose concerning the difficulty of crossing Beach Road between Dalgetty Road and Bluff Road. J. Moller advised that S.C.C. (Sandringham City Council) requires R.C.A. (Road Construction Authority) approval for all work on Beach Road. 

It was moved that a letter be sent to S.C.C. from the meeting, requesting extra pedestrian crossings and/or islands in the vicinity of the Tea House. Carried (A. Heughan/M. Goode)

TREASURERíS REPORT:
  A copy of the report was circulated at the meeting. It was moved that the report be accepted. (M. Goode/D. Speirs) 
OFFICE BEARERS: As there were no other nominations, the present office bearers were re-elected:  

President: G. Goode 
V-President: J. Stewart 
Secretary: K. Rendall 
Treasurer: M. Goode

GUEST SPEAKER G. Goode introduced Daintry Fletcher. She gave a most interesting talk on the local Heathlands, advising that many plants were rare in the Metropolitan area, and that many people did not appreciate the value of these reserves. Her talk was illustrated with slides.
GENERAL BUSINESS 1.  As David Charles, our Federal member, was present, G. Goode asked him the likelihood of protection for the Daintree Area and Shellbourne Bay, both in Queensland. 

David Charles was not familiar with the detail of these areas and promised to seek the answers and advise the Society. 

2.  G. Goode reminded members of the Sandringham Coast Management Plan and the questionnaire developed by the S.C.C, and said that their comments would be valued and should be sent direct to the S.C.C. and/or the Ministry for Planning and Environment. 

3.  G. Goode requested further items of concern which the meeting might wish the Committee to examine. 

4.  A working bee was organised for Sunday, 21 September, at 10 a.m. 

No further items were raised, and the meeting closed at 10 p.m.

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