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The final Alzheimer's Australia NSW's Memory Walk and Jog was held this morning at Port Macquarie.

True Grit, promoted as a "military inspired obstacle challenge", is next weekend in Lower Portland, north-west of Sydney. As one of the competition classes in this event continues overnight, additional operators are sought, in order to work in shifts.

Bush Search and Rescue New South Wales, or BSAR organises Navshield, the NSW Emergency Services Wilderness Navigation Shield, to be held on June 24th and 25th, with WICEN setup the afternoon before.

The weekend of 21st to 23rd July will be a recce for the VH-MDX Search And Rescue EXercise, with the event on 15th to 17th September. A Mini VH-MDX SAREX is also listed for Wednesday, 14th June to Friday 16th.

Trek for Timor Kangaroo Valley is on 7th and 8th October.

Saturday, August 26th is the tentative date for the AGM.

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

WICEN Northern Rivers has a weekly net on Tuesdays at 8:00pm summer time, on the Lismore repeater VK2RSC on 146.8 MHz, requiring a 123 Hz tone. Listen for VK2WIR. The Region has a meeting on Sunday 11th June at 1000, at the SARC club rooms.

The WICEN Mid North Coast Region monthly meeting is held on the first Saturday of the month, at SES HQ Central Road, Port Macquarie, beginning at 1530 hours.

WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club, and supports events in the ACT and the surrounding "Capital Country". This weekend was the BMSC National Capital Rally. The weekend of June 10th and 11th is the SCSCC Bega Rally, and the 17th is the BMSC Rallye des Femmes. July 22nd is penciled in as the BMSC Narooma Rally. September 2nd and 3rd is the ACTERA Brookvale Horse Enduro. For both WICEN and Club information visit:

WICEN Victoria holds a net every Tuesday at 2030 on or near 3.6 MHz. The Mallee Rally is 10th and 11th June at the spectacular Lake Tyrell, near Sealake. Sunday, August 6th is the Rainbow Desert Enduro, an off-road buggy event in the west of the state. Stockman's Rally is Septemebr 17th. Their website is:

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