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Old 24 Sep 2012
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A SECOND Australian HU Meeting in 2013! Cavendish Vic

We're planning a second HU Meeting in the south for those who can't make it to Dayboro in Queensland!

Location is Cavendish, Vic, and date is Friday 11 October to Sunday 12 October - IF the MotoGP isn't that weekend! If it is we'll switch dates.
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A SECOND Australian HU Meeting in 2013! Cavendish Vic

And for those keen to go to both!!
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Sounds interesting, what's the program?

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HOORAY!! I'm there.
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Think we'll come along too...should be there at that time.
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Sounds interesting, what's the program?

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It will be very similar to our other HU Meetings we hold around the world. See the Events page (link on the menu above) - for an idea what it's all about - there's also a video.
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Sounds good!

Was disappointed that I couldn't make it up to QLD for the last one. This should make attending my first meeting much easier!
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I have both dates in my calendar and will have to see closer to the time if I can attend one or maybe both.
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Think we'll come along too...should be there at that time.
We'd better start making our trip calendar/ agenda then eh...
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Hi guys

Count me in. Last year was my first and i'm hooked.

I'd also like to volunteer myself as a presenter. I gave a presentation on "Travelling with technology" at Daybro last year that i honestly thought would be a fun 'filler' but seemed to go down quite well (i'd welcome any feedback).
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SAS your presentation was great. I still have the notes I made from it. I think most people found it of great value. I am sure it would be well received at the vic meeting as well.
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What a great resposnse so far ahead.

The main organisers for this one are Anthony and Janet Morrison and I've just received an email from them with some details, which are below:


On behalf of the people of Cavendish we would like to invite all World Motorcycle Travellers (or those planning to travel) to our town next October. This will be our first HUBB meeting and the first one in Western Victoria and we are planning to have a good time.


Date Friday the 11th to Sunday the 13th, 2013
Place Cavendish Recreational and Camping Ground
37°31’21.85”S. 142°02’35.76”E
Cost $
Saturday night meal Pay at time of ordering meal.
Camping fees Pay caretaker on arrival (currently $6 per person per night)


Cavendish is a small town of about 150 people, we have a hotel called the Bunyip Hotel a Post Office and a hall; the only shop closed down some time ago. The people of Cavendish are a very friendly and helpful and in the past have hosted over 300 Ulysses members at the camping ground.


The Bunyip Hotel is open 7 days a week and serves amongst other things tea/coffee, light refreshments and meals on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


For food and fuel the nearest town is Hamilton (about 30km to the south).


There are plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding area. Cavendish has the Settler’s Walk which is well worth walking, including an old jail and a settler’s cottage (about 1.2 km total length) and is a short walk from the camping area. Nearby are the Grampian Mountain Ranges and the Black Range. At this time of the year many flowers and other fauna are to be found, many are only found in this area. To the south is Port Fairy (stop on the wharf for fish and chips) and Portland. The area to the south is also an old volcanic area featuring extinct volcanos, lava flows and lava tubes.


The camping area is a very large public camping ground with a limited number of powered sites. As you enter the camping area it is fairly level with the powered sites nearby. You can camp here or you can go over the cattle/sheep crossing and down the hill to a very picturesque area on the Wannon River and camp near the river (you may need mosquito nets). The showers/toilets are at the top near the Cavendish Football Club rooms which we will be using for the forums etc. There is also a camp kitchen consisting of a covered area with a bbq and dish washing facilities.


Local service clubs and associations will cater at the Football Club rooms from Friday morning to Sunday midday; they will provide breakfast, lunch and tea and other light refreshments.


Itinerary for the weekend


Friday meet and greet


Saturday Forums (to be announced)


Saturday night Social meal (at the Bunyip Hotel, short walk from the camping area). We are planning on booking the hotel out, so please indicate when booking whether you want to have a meal (it is a good quality pub meal)


Sunday Rides - 2 to pick from


Ride 1, Bitumen. Byaduk caves or Mt Eccles National Park, explore the local volcanic places of interest.


Ride 2, Hard packed gravel and some sand. Visit local native paintings and a short scenic walk in the Black Ranges.






We are looking forward to meeting everyone




Anthony and Janet Morrison
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This sounds great.

Thanks to Anthony, Janet and Shane for the info.
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Looks like a goer...........cant wait
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