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Sue McDougall, first Secretary of the Beaumaris Tree
Preservation Society



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Mrs Susanne McDougall was the first Secretary of the
Beaumaris Tree
Preservation Society
, which began at its Inaugural General Meeting
on 28 January 1953. It changed its name to the
Beaumaris Conservation Society in 1970.

Sue McDougall remained an active member of the
Society up to the 1974
Annual General Meeting

Sue, who was the wife of Colin McDougall, was
born on 30 October 1919, and died in October
2009. They lived at 3 Haldane Street, Beaumaris.
Their son, Andrew

McDougall, was elected as the twentieth Secretary
of Beaumaris Conservation Society Inc. at its 2014 Annual General

Sue, a member of the Beaumaris

Art Group, was a well-regarded artist, as
the 2005
retrospective exhibition
of her works at
the Beaumaris Art Group shows. Her 1987 drawings
of several local wildflowers were reproduced,
and acknowledged, on Pages 10 and 11 of The Bushlands of
, which is No. 7 in the
Sandringham Environment Series of booklets on
local natural features.

Sue stood as the Australian Democrats candidate
at the 1982

election for the Victorian Legislative
Assembly seat of St Kilda.