Next forum dates confirmed
The final four dates for state forums have been confirmed as part of the national conversation on the structure and activities of Pipe Bands Australia to assist the review panel in gathering information and ideas from members ahead of formulating draft options for a Green Paper to be released in December.
Tasmania – Launceston: Friday 26 October 7.30pm. Venue: The Grumpy Piper
Western Australia – Perth: Sunday 28 October, 2pm. Venue Scotty’s Café
Queensland – Brisbane: Saturday 10 November. Easts Leagues Club40 Main Avenue Coorparoo
South Australia – Adelaide: Wednesday 14 November 7.30pm. Venue to be advised
Forums have been held in New South Wales and Victoria.
The review follows the decision of national council at its biennial conference last September to investigate future options for the structure of Pipe Bands Australia and its core activities.
Members of the review panel – Jamie Forsyth, Richard Wilson, Chris Swan, Athol Chalmers and Chris Earl – are engaging with members, bands and branches as part of the national conversation.
The survey will remain open until 31 October. The link for members to complete the 10-15 minute survey is https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W7NVCFQ
Members, bands and branches can also make written submissions to the review. Submissions close on 31 October and are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org