Birdsville, Outback Queensland.
10-14th August 2007.
The Third Burke & Wills Conference
was held at the remote outback Queensland town of Birdsville.
Over 60 delegates attended to listen to the speeches and presentations.
Friday, 10th August.
Meet and greet at the Birdsville Hotel.
Saturday, 11th August.
|David Corke||Welcome from the President of the BWHS.|
|Garry Fischer||Pastoral Expansion in Queensland.|
|Rick Moore||Exploring together; How do we broaden the scope of the group for wider appeal than just Burke & Wills.|
|Dr Walter Hesse||Tools & Tips for the Armchair Explorer; How to use the Internet to make Burke & Wills Research more accessible.|
|Robin Hill||The Cooper & Diamantina Campsites; Their current discovery status.
Revelations on Will's Observations.
|Dr Frank Leahy||Will's Observations and what they reveal about his Chronometers.|
|Cr Robbie Dare||Welcome from the Mayor of Diamantina Shire.|
|David Kaus||The Victorian Expedition Breastplate, history and current status; Part 1.|
|David Hallam||The Victorian Expedition Breastplate, history and current status; Part 2.|
|John Hasler||A contemporary view of the Burke & Wills route, Melbourne to Birdsville|
|Dave Phoenix||Thanks, roundup and a look at expedition food.|
|BWHS Annual General Meeting.|
|Dinner at the Birdsville Hotel.|
Sunday, 12th August.
|Expedition to the Diamantina River led by Robin Hill.|
Monday, 13th August & Tuesday 14th August.
Expedition to Camp 72 and Cooper Camps led by Ian Andrews.
Conferences are organised by
THE BURKE & WILLS HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Inc.)
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