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WICEN is supporting a number of Alzheimer's Australia Memory Walk & Jog events. These are fairly short, and ideal for new members. The next is over The Bay Run at Drummoyne in Sydney on May 1. Albury-Wodonga's event, with the 10 km run option crossing from Wodonga, onto Gateway Island, to Albury and back, is on May 22. The Hunter event will be May 29, at Warner's Bay.

True Grit will be on June 11 and 12 in Lower Portland, requiring both daytime and overnight operators,

Navshield will be over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd July, with set-up on Friday 1st. The location remains secret, although there is a "T" in the direction of travel required.

WICEN Members are also members of the Volunteer Rescue Association. Due to updates of the joint membership system, members should have received an emailed request to update their data. The update includes a requirement to provide full name details, and confirm postal address.

WICEN has a twitter account: @wicennsw
It can be viewed at:

Facebook users will find the official WICEN New South Wales page, and an informal national WICEN group.

WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club, and supports events in the ACT and southern NSW. The club's website is at:

Coming events include the BMSC National Capital Rally over the weekend of May 28 and 29. The Saphire Coast Sporting Car Club Bega Rally will be on 11 and 12 May. Foundation courses are provided bi-monthly, with the next on the weekend of May 21 and 22, with exams for all levels on the Sunday.

WICEN Victoria are supporting the Australian 4 Day Enduro is a motorcycle event from 11 May around Mansfield, and the Kendra Rally Sunday, on May 15. The Mallee Rally is on the weekend of 11 and 12 June at Sea Lake, some distance south of Euston and Robinvale. The group's website is at:

Submitted by Julian Sortland VK2YJS, on behalf of the WICEN State Management Committee.