18 August 2017 – Notice of 2017 AGM and the latest newsletter

Notice has been posted of the upcoming 2017 Rimstone Cooperative Ltd AGM in the latest Newsletter #25. See the newsletter here.

Also in this newsletter:

  • Latest update on the Shades of Death (M-3) Cave property purchase and the appeal for members and friends to assist with raising funds.
  • Upcoming Homeleigh working bee, 30 Sept – 1 October (plus some days either side of this).
  • Managing Homeleigh – With some current niggling issues, the Rimstone directors are seeking input from members (do we need internet access? improved building security; how to overcome the problem of the hot water being left on after a trip).

Happy reading

Rob Brain
assisting the directors,
Rimstone News – newsletter editor

SPECIAL NEWS – Another cave property purchase – M-3 Shades of Death

Just one snap from Shades of Death (M-3 Cave, Buchan)

Just one snap from Shades of Death (ack: Daryl Carr)

YOUR ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED

April 2017.  The Rimstone Cooperative directors are announcing the pending purchase of another property* in the Buchan caves region (East Gippsland, Victoria) – the infamous M-3 Cave, known for years as “Shades of Death”.

Appeals for assistance with funding of the purchase are now open. See more details on the new M-3 Cave page.

To download the M-3 Shades-of-Death Cave Purchase Appeal Form with more details and make a speedy donation, download the special Appeal Form.

THE SUPPORT OF ALL AUSTRALIAN CAVERS,
AND FRIENDS OF KARST WORLDWIDE, IS NEEDED NOW!

* This adds to the earlier purchase of the Scrubby Creek property.

May 2017 – Latest Newsletter #24 available

LATEST NEWS: Purchasing M-3 Shades of Death property, and seeking funds to assist the purchase.

The new-look Homeleigh Lounge Room

The new-look Homeleigh Lounge Room

May 19-20 (2017) – Homeleigh Working Bee
Also:

  • Scrubby Creek Cave and property news and the tufa terraces.
  • Lounge Room project update (and photo).
  • Report from the recent March Working Bee.
  • New director – Welcome Mark T.

Read all about it in Newsletter #24

June 2016 – Latest Newsletter #23 with key event dates and accomm rates

June 2016 – The latest newsletter is now available to view. See the link on the Newsletters page.

In the newsletter, see details about a small increase in Homeleigh accommodation rates, and upcoming events:

  • 8-10 July – Homeleigh Lounge Room Painting Bee
  • 17-25 September – General Homeleigh Working Bee
  • Friday 7th October – AGM (venue TBA).

See the newsletter for all the details.

August 2015 – Latest Newsletter #22, and AGM in October

See the latest Rimstone newsletter #22 with details about: the Rimstone AGM – Friday 2 October (agenda, venue, supper, etc. details are in the newsletter); the June Monster Working Bee wrap up; the Lounge Room Project update; and the Scrubby Creek latest (including a Tufa Terrace Project 21-22 November). Note that annual Rimstone fees are now due.

See the newsletter on the Rimstone web site, Newsletters page: http://rimstone.org.au/newsletters.html