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The 2014 John Duigan Memorial Lecture
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am
The John Duigan Memorial Lecture is held annually by the Aviation Historical Society of Australia to commemorate the first flight, by John Robertson Duigan on 16th July 1910, of an aeroplane designed and built in Australia, and to discuss other significant events in the history of Australian aviation.
Steve Campbell-Wright is the author of the recently-published book ‚ÄúAn Interesting Point ‚Äì A History of Military Aviation at Point Cook 1914-2014‚Äù. He will talk about what has happened at RAAF Point Cook over the past 100 years. Having lived at Point Cook for almost a quarter of a century and with a passion for social history, Steve has a deep insight into the military presence at Point Cook and the place‚Äôs significance to Australian military and civil aviation. The Lecture will be held at the RAAF Association, 24 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn East. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the Lecture. Parking is available in Camberwell Road, or under the building ‚Äì enter from the lane at the south-east end. A number of AHSA members meet casually for dinner at 6.00pm at the Tower Hotel opposite the RAAF Association, and you would be most welcome to join us there.
Please reply by 23rd November, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0418 170 395.
We hope you can come, and look forward to seeing you on the Wednesday 26th of November.