|Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th October 2020||Annual training for volunteer monitors||CANCELLED||The
VMRG annual Training Weekend the 2nd weekend in October
at the Wonga Campground, Wyperfeld National Park was cancelled due
to movement restrictions during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
|Sunday 11th October 2020||Annual General Meeting||Virtual via Zoom Meeting
||The 2020 AGM was held via a virtual Zoom meeting commencing at 11 AM on Sunday 11 October.
John Olsen has stepped down as President and long-time committee member Raph Patford has been elected President. John will continue as an Ordinary Committee Member along with 7 others. Greg Davis, Robyn Rattray-Wood and Sue Hayman have been re-elected as Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer respectively.
We congratulate Ralph and all committee members, and sincerely thank John for his 5 years of no-fuss service.
|Spring / Summer 2020
||The 2020 monitoring season is continuing subject to strict coronavirus protocols
under the VMRG's COVIDSafe Plan, and with the welcome support of Parks
Victoria, who regard the malleefowl monitoring program as essential
Monitoring volunteers should obtain a copy or the VMRG COVIDSafe plan and President's letter from the National Database, or with their 2020 monitoring packs. Stage 4 movement restrictions no longer apply to volunteers based in metropolitan Melbourne and thus a Permitted Worker Permit signed by the VMRG President, Vice-President or Safety Officer is no longer required.
For more details, contact VMRG Safety Officer Ross Macfarlane, or your designated equipment officer (Greg, John or Paul).