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WPF President Report – 2023

Celebrating a Legacy of Innovation and Unity: President Ray Russell’s Remarkable Era at the Helm of the WPF Dear Members and Esteemed Partners, As I pause to reflect on my remarkable journey with the Western Pigeon Federation; 26 years as a devoted board member and the last decade of which…

Officers of the WPF 2024 [expressions of interest].

Dear Members. In accordance with Rule 17.6 of the Constitution of the Western Pigeon Federation of Victoria Inc., the Board of Management is calling for expressions of interest for the following volunteer Officer positions from the members. Liberation committee x 2. Clock Marshalls [one (1) each for Manual, Vision, Benzing]. Property…

Board of Management (BOM) Meeting Minutes – February 2024

Date: 13 February 2024 Meeting opened: 7.30pm Location: 2/242-244 Caroline Springs Boulevard, CAROLINE SPRINGS VIC Meeting Chaired by: Ray Russell – President ​​Present:​ R. Russell, J. Farrugia, D. Tenaglia, M. Tenaglia, J. Pulis, S. Mifsud, C. Cachia, J Saggers. Apologies: None. Guests: Nil. Review of previous BOM minutes. Minutes from…

Annual General Meeting Notice – 2024

In accordance with the Association Incorporation Act 1981 of Victoria you are hereby officially notified that the Annual General Meeting for the Western Pigeon Federation of Victoria Inc. A0008336A is to be held. 2024 Annual General Meeting [Calendar Event link] . Time:               7.30pm. Date:               Friday 23rd February 2024. Location:         27B…

Board of Management (BOM) Meeting Minutes – January 2024

Detailed Minutes to follow. BOM Meeting Minutes 16/01/2024 WPF BOM meeting minutes 16-01-2024 Key take outs. 1. Brimbank Council approved application to use the facilities for 2024. 2. Transport for 2024. Motion. “Establish a sub-committee of 5 people to investigate the purchase of a truck [Prime Mover] to be answerable…

WPF Board of Management Nomination Notification for 2024.

Board of Management Nomination Notification 2024. Dear members. Please find attached the following. 2024 WPF Membership Form- online. 2024 WPF Membership Form – pdf. 2024 WPF Board of Management nomination form – pdf. 2024 WPF Victorian Racing Pigeon Body [VRPB] representative nomination form – pdf. Important information. As the Western…

Special General Meeting Friday 12 January 2024 @7.00pm

8 January 2024 Special General Meeting clarification. The Special General Meeting to be held on Friday 12 January 2024 is to provide members with information about the current state of play regarding our transportation for 2024.  It is to share thoughts and ideas and solicit feedback from the members based…

Board of Management (BOM) Meeting Minutes – November 2023

Detailed Minutes to follow. BOM Meeting Minutes 14/11/2023 Key take outs. Due to an increase in the 2024 Memberships applications we have almost sold all the 2023 ring issue [900 icom remaining]. The BOM members will return their issue of WPFC-23 rings so they may be reissued, to cater for…

06.11.2023 – Prize Money – North Track 2023 – Total

Congratulations to all the winners in 2023, where we saw a significant uplift in prize money from last year, given we completed our overdue Breeders Plate, which has been held back since COVID-19. Congratulations to A & A Alvarez from the VRPU, who took honours for the first prize and…

COBAR – 4th November, 2023

4 November 2023. In todays race from Cobar. 28 WPF flyers with 424 birds, 36 VRPU flyers with 368 birds, 6 GCHC flyers with 48 birds and 15 GMPF flyers with 150 birds totalling 85 flyers and 990 birds were released at 6.40am. The birds broke into 2 groups, the…