Category Archives: Administration

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  • New director completes Board line-up

    Posted on November 23, 2015 by in Administration

    Grant Blanchard has been appointed as a director, bringing the number of board members to the full complement of seven. Grant served in the Royal New Zealand Navy and then began a career in publishing, which included a period as newspaper owner. He has launched several businesses including one which became a global leader in […]

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    New Secretary for Board

    Posted on November 23, 2015 by in Administration

    SHBG Ltd has appointed Margaret Clarke as its Board Secretary to manage the business of board meetings. Margaret has extensive experience of administration and meeting procedures and currently works as an administrative officer in the School of Medicine at a Sydney University. Previously she has worked as personal assistant to both academic staff and administrators […]

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  • Farewell to Jacqui Page

    Posted on October 29, 2015 by in Administration

    On Wednesday evening SHBG Ltd joined the Rotary Club of Berrima District to farewell Jacqui Page, who has been Secretary for both organisations for many years and also a director of SHBG. Jacqui is moving to Brisbane and many of her friends and colleagues gathered at Mittagong RSL Club to give her a send-off.

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  • New directors for SHBG

    Posted on October 27, 2015 by in Administration

    Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens Limited has strengthened its Board with the appointment of three new directors: Chris Blaxland has worked on various committees for the gardens for several years and before that spent 40 years as a scientifically trained senior executive in the biopharmaceutical industry. Lyn Collingridge is a former solicitor with over 40 years […]

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  • Botanic gardens get together

    Posted on October 27, 2015 by in Administration

    John Bentley, President of the Friends of Melton Botanic Garden visited the Southern Highlands last weekend and met SHBG directors Chris Blaxland and Barry Barford on site. Melton Botanic Garden is a 12-year old garden situated 40km west of Melbourne and presenting flora very different from SHBG. Their collections include a Eucalyptus Arboretum and a […]

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  • Council grant awarded

    Posted on August 6, 2015 by in Administration

    SHBG has won a Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme grant for $5,000. SHBG director Frank Nevill is pictured receiving the Certificate of Entitlement. The funds will go towards fitting out the new amenities block on the garden site. SHBG chairman Charlotte Webb expressed her appreciation to Council and said the grant would enable the company to […]

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    Lease signed

    Posted on June 4, 2015 by in Administration, Development

    The lease with the Wingecarribee Shire Council was finally signed in June after 17 years of negotiations.

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  • Annual General Meeting of the SHBG Ltd

    Posted on September 8, 2014 by in Administration

    Download the edited highlights of the Chairman’s report Chairman’s Report 2014 highlights.

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    IMB Grant

    Posted on July 14, 2014 by in Administration, Development

    Development of the Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens has taken another step forward with the awarding of a $7,100 grant to the company by IMB Community Foundation. The funds will be used to install an automatic watering system and erect a shed for the safe storage of chemicals.

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  • Terms of Lease agreed

    Posted on June 13, 2014 by in Administration

    Terms of lease agreed between Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens Limited and Wingecarribee Shire Council under which the land on which the gardens are being developed will be leased to SHBG for the next 21 years.

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