10 Sept 2019 – Latest Newsletter #29 now available

The latest newsletter – #29, September 2019 – is now available, including news and photos, and links to more photos. Highlights:

  • The upcoming special Shades of Death cave (M-3) Community Open Day, official launch and BBQ – Saturday 2nd November.
  • Rimstone Co-operative AGM – Friday 20 September.
  • Scrubby Creek property update (tufa fencing and water trough).
  • Shades of Death Cave (M-3) – latest maintenance activities.
  • New M-3 Photo Gallery web page.
  • Links to more photos on Facebook.
  • A special welcome to new Rimstone Co-op members in recent months.

Read all about it, and see the photos, in Rimstone News #29.

Rob Brain
(Newsletter editor, assisting the Rimstone Co-operative directors).

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Rimstone Co-op Limited – Notice of 2019 AGM, Friday 20 Sept

The formal notice of the 2019 AGM of the Rimstone Cooperative Limited was emailed to all Rimstone Co-op members on 6th August 2019. Following are some of the details:

Where and when: Friday 20 September, 8pm, at the home of director Darryl Pierce.

Please bring a small plate to contribute to snacks/supper. Tea and coffee will be provided.
RSVP: By email to
the Rimstone directors.

AGM AGENDA

The agenda items for this year’s AGM will include the following:

  1. Minutes of AGM 2018 (the draft minutes are available from the web site).
  2. Treasurer’s Report.
  3. Maintenance reports: Homeleigh, Scrubby Creek Property, M-3 Shades of Death Cave and Property.
  4. Booking Officer’s Report.
  5. Appointment of Auditor.
  6. Election of Directors. *
  7. Supper.

Any additional items can be raised in advance by email to the directors. Formal motions should be provided at least 14 days prior to the meeting.

* Election of Directors. There are 5 Directors, three of whose terms expire at the end of this meeting. These are Darryl Pierce, Nicholas White and Mark Tregellas. Each of these have offered to stand for re-election.
* A Nomination Form is attached.
* Nominations should be provided to the Directors 21 days before the meeting.

Nicholas White, Director and Secretary

April 2019 – M3 Shades of Death cave – funding appeal update

There have been some changes to the bank account details for donations to the M3 Shades of Death cave fund, so the relevant Donation Form has been updated.

Please see the updated 2-page Information Sheet, and the revised Funding Appeal Donation Form on the M-3 Cave page in the Rimstone Co-operative website.

Robert Brain
(Rimstone website Web Master)

8 Aug 2018 – Latest Newsletter #27 now available

The latest newsletter – #27, August 2018 – is now available, including news and photos, and links to more photos. Highlights:

  • Scrubby Creek Tufa Terraces* working bee in 2 weeks time (25-26 August) needing volunteers to assist!!!
  • Official Notice for the Rimstone Co-operative Limited AGM (including agenda and update on M-3* Shades of Death Cave) – Friday 14 September.
  • The May 2018 Homeleigh* working bee – a report and photos.
  • Photos re: Scrubby Creek Tufa Terraces, and the May Homeleigh working bee (and links to more photos).
  • NEXT Homeleigh Working Bee – November 2018 (date TBA).
  • A special welcome to new Rimstone Co-op members in recent months.

Read all about it, and see the great photos, in Rimstone News #27.

Rob Brain
(Newsletter editor, assisting the Rimstone Co-operative directors).

Scrubby Tufa Terrace Fencing working bee – 25-26 August 2018

Help Paul Brooker and Nicholas White complete the Tufa Terrace fencing on our own Scrubby Creek property.

Please book accommodation at Homeleigh through the email address:
Accomm @ Rimstone.org.au
(you will need to type the address into your email message – we do this to avoid robot spammers picking up the email address).

March 2018 – Latest Newsletter #26 now available

The latest newsletter – #26, March 2018 – is now available. It is a bumper 7-page newsletter, including lots of photos, with larger versions of the photos available in Facebook photo albums (see the links in the newsletter). Highlights:

  • Welcome – to 11 new members in recent months.
  • NEXT Homeleigh Working Bee: 19-20 May, 2018.
  • NEWS: M3 Shades of Death Cave property update, including great photos; and an article on the cave ownership history.
  • Old Timers’ weekend update – Details and photos of the work done, including: rubbish clearing, tip run, cave cleaning/washing, hand rail wire-brushing (with power tools), painting, old fridge disposal, SRT training route planning, power generator maintenance and more.
  • Bowies Cave -Some information about another cave on our M49 Scrubby Creek property.
  • Update on the last Homeleigh working bee (Sept 2017).
  • FMClarity software now being used to assist with tracking and managing property maintenance.

Read all about it, and see the great photos, in Rimstone News #26.

Rob Brain
(assisting the Rimstone Co-operative directors).