No. 71 – Volunteers

Hello Farina Supporters, Another year’s volunteer work has been completed at Farina. It is hard to believe that 10 years have passed since the Farina Restoration Group was formed. Following is an overview of the works program for 2018, from our chairperson, Tom...

No. 70 – AGM

FARINA RESTORATION GROUP ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD AT THE FARINA OPERATION CENTRE AT 3.00PM WEDNESDAY 25 APRIL 2018 APOLOGIES Apologies were received from Bob Moffatt, Michael Pinyon, Martin MacLennan, Rob Fairweather Cathie Gregory and Fran and Trevor Cross. 33...

No. 69 – Farina 2018

Hello Farina Supporters Below is a letter from Tom Harding. Also attached is a diagram of the medical room of which he speaks. Regards Cathie Newsletter 69 Farina 2018 For the 2017 program, in addition to general works carried out on site, we were able to build...

No. 68 – 25 March 2018

Hello Farina Supporters, Following is a newsletter from our convenor, Tom Harding, with information about the ANZAC programme for 2018. Here are other important dates for this years volunteer period: * Saturday June 16th 2pm Annual cricket match * Friday 22nd June...

No. 67 – 17 January 2018

Newsletter No. 67 Farina Restoration Group. 17 January 2018 Hello Farina Supporters, Registrations have continued to come in at an exceptional rate. We are at the stage where, while we welcome your registrations, all dates may no longer be available. Tom will contact...

No. 66 – 17 January 2018

Newsletter 66 Farina Restoration Group. 17 January 2018 Hello Farina Supporters, Attached is a letter from Tom Harding contemplating the past ten years at Farina. Volunteers registrations are at a new level this year. As I write this we have had 110 registrations for...

No. 65 – October 2, 2017

Newsletter 65 October 2, 2017 Hello Farina Supporters Following is an overview of this year’s volunteer programme. Attached is a general overview of the 2017 volunteer works at Farina. This is late to reach you this year. Our apologies but this year personal issues...

No. 64 – June 26 2017

Newsletter 64, June 26 2017 Weeks 5 and 6 approaching at Farina. Weather has been kind. Nights have been cold. Campfires have been friendly. Patterson’s House rebuild as our reception centre has proceeded to plan and, in fact, is ahead of schedule. Bakery/Café...

No.63 – November

Newsletter for 2017 Volunteers Welcome to all 200 volunteers for 2017, both past and new participants. All weeks are at our optimal level of staffing. We are accepting waiting list nominees who may be available to cover withdrawals. Please give us your earliest...

No.62 – February 8th 2017

Newsletter 62 February 8th 2017 Hello Farina Supporters Tom Harding has asked me to send those of you who are intending to volunteer at Farina this year the following information. We are overwhelmed by the enthusiastic volunteer response this year. We have placed 150...

No. 61 – January 15, 2017

Newsletter 61 January 15, 2017 Hello Farina Supporters, Planning is well under way for the 2017 works at Farina. Please contact me on farinagroup@hotmail.com if you are having any difficulties. There has been a change to the Leader’s Roster. Bob Brownlee will now be...

No. 60 – November 12, 2016

Newsletter 60 November 12, 2016 Hello Farina Supporters Following is a letter from Tom Harding outlining progress made at Farina and plans for 2017. There are also 2 attachments as mentioned in Tom’s letter. The Marree Camel Races are being held on Saturday 8th July....

No. 59 – October 7, 2016

Newsletter 59 October 7, 2016 Hello Farina Supporters, Welcome to our new Friends of Farina, I hope you enjoy our irregular newsletters and find them interesting and informative. Following is a letter from our convenor, Tom Harding, outlining plans and dates for the...

No.58 – May 19, 2016

Newsletter 58, May 19, 2016 INFORMATION FOR VOLUNTEERS – 2016 Work Program Welcome to the Farina Restoration Group. Where is Farina? The Farina Historic Precinct comprising the remains of Farina Township is located within Farina Station on the Oodnadatta Track,...

No. 57 – May 18, 2016

Newsletter 57, May 18, 2016 Hello Farina Supporters. We are now on the countdown for Farina 2016, our EIGHTH annual programme. As well as creating history we are making our own! Some dates and items of importance, in no particular order: Please create and bring your...

No. 56 April 27, 2016

Newsletter 56 April 27, 2016 Hello Farina Supporters Here is a letter from the Farina Restoration Group Committee regarding our new Operations Centre which will also provide storage and workshops. Dear Friends of Farina, This high quality structure is a lasting...

No. 55 March 31, 2016

Newsletter 55 March 31, 2016 Hello Farina Supporters ANZAC Day is coming up and we would like to ensure that you know that ANZAC commemoration ceremonies are being held at Farina every third year, which means that the next one will be held in 2018. I have attached a...

No. 54 January 20, 2016

Newsletter 54 January 20, 2016 Hello Farina Supporters I hope you all had an enjoyable Christmas and New Year. Please feel free to contact me at farinagroup@hotmail.com with any queries you may have. I check the email most days although occasionally life intervenes! I...

No. 53 November 28, 2015

Newsletter 53 November 28, 2015 Hello Farina Supporters Following is a missive from Tom Harding on behalf of the Farina Restoration Group Committee. Whilst this could be thought of as the OFF SEASON for Farina, considerable activity has been happening. The BIG event...

No. 52 September 9, 2015

Newsletter 52 September 9, 2015 Hello Farina Supporters, This is a short email to advise you that the dates for next year’s programme were incorrect in the last newsletter. The correct dates are from May 29th, 2016 to July 23rd, 2016. Attached is the Volunteer...