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History of the Parklands Photo Club



The Parklands Photo Club was formed over 30 years ago, originally as The Royal Melbourne Zoo Camera Club. Membership was open only to employees of the Zoo, and the club met in the Education Resource Centre of the Zoo. In 1984, membership was opened to families of Zoo employees, and friends of the Zoo.
Due to copyright and intellectual property issues, the name of the club was changed to the Parkville Photographic Club in 1996, although zoo facilities continued to be used for meetings."
In late 2001, use of the Zoo facilities became unavailable, and the club meetings were moved to the Maurice McCrae Blackburn meeting room at the Coburg Library. At that time, as the club was no longer affiliated with the Parkville area, the members made the decision to rename the club the Parklands Photographic Club.
The club held yearly interclub competitions with the Broadmeadows Camera Club until that club ceased operating, and since 2003 Parklands has held an annual interclub competition with the Preston Photographic Club.
Today, the club has an active and energetic membership, who continue to meet in the Maurice McCrae Blackburn room of the Coburg Library on the second and fourth Thursday of each Month.

Thanks to Orsola Gizzi (former President 1987 - 2007).


Executive Committee



President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Competition Steward


Phil Crennan
Mathew LaSala
Peter Mollison
Steve Lankshear
Gail Crennan


Sub Committee



Digital Work Steward
New Members Officer
Events Coordinator
Newsletter Editor
Refreshments Officers
Webmaster


Nerissa Turner
Sharon McDowall
Jannette Blennerhassett
Gina Auciello
Sharon McDowall
Nerissa Turner


Affiliation




Contact Us



The Parklands Photographic Club is a Melbourne-based camera club that meets monthly at the Maurice McCrae Blackburn meeting room in the Coburg Library. We meet on the second (Competition night) and fourth (Workshop night) Thursday of each month, but please check the Calendar to confirm dates as they can vary.  Visitors are most welcome!

All Enquiries to:  Peter Mollison
enquiries@parklandsphotoclub.org.au


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Club President:  Phil Crennan
president@parklandsphotoclub.org.au

Secretary:  Peter Mollison
secretary@parklandsphotoclub.org.au

Newsletter Editor:  Gina Auciello
thruthelens@parklandsphotoclub.org.au

Competition Steward:  Gail Crennan
steward@parklandsphotoclub.org.au

Webmaster & digital competiton steward:  Nerissa Turner
webmaster@parklandsphotoclub.org.au

Events Coordinator:  Jannette Blennerhassett
events@parklandsphotoclub.org.au

Membership



$50.00  Single
$70:00  Family

Joining after mid year (June) $25:00 Single, $40:00 Family
Visitors may attend up to 2 meetings free before joining.

Thank you for visiting!

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