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 Updated - 11 Feb 18


Friday 24th August 2018

Arrivals in Melbourne

If required birds & handlers will be met at the airport and transported to Cranbourne.


Cranbourne Public Hall

Registration Desk manned from noon till 6:00 pm.

Holding cages available from noon (earlier by arrangement).

Benching of birds from noon.

Hall locked at 6:00 pm (depending on the time of last flight in).


RSL Club

Informal dinner 50 places booked from 6:30 pm. Pay for your own meal.

No additional bookings will be taken

Places will be allocated to first 50 bookings.

If requested we will try and get bookings for the overflow at other venues.


Free Shuttle Service Bus

Hall to/from Motels. Regular trips from 11:30 am.

RSL to/from Motels. Times to be finalised.


Saturday 25th August 2018

Cranbourne Public Hall

Hall opened 7:00 am.

Birds available 7:00 am.

Final benching completed by 8.30 am.

Judging from 9 am.

Judges’ Training Session 2 pm.

Bird Auction 3:15 pm.

Hall locked at 5:00 pm or 30 minutes after completion of auction transactions.


Trios Sports Club

Presentation Dinner 6:30 for 7:00 pm. Cost $50. Drinks to be paid for.


Free Shuttle Service

Hall to/from motels, times to be advised.

Trios Sports Club to/from Motels 6:15, 6:30 and post-dinner.


Sunday 26th August 2018

Cranbourne Public Hall

Hall opened 8:00 am.

Birds available 8:00 am.

Debenching of birds 9:30 am.

Judges’ Panel Meeting 8:30 am.

Fed Delegates Meeting 9:30 am.


RSL Club

Informal Dinner 50 places booked from 6:00 pm. Pay for your own meal. Possible to increase numbers if required.


Free Shuttle Service

Hall to/from Motels 8, 8:30, 8:45 am. Returns after birds packed up & meeting closed.

RSL to/from Motels times to be advised.

Cranbourne Gardens Shuttle Bus will be available if requested.


Monday 27th August 2018

Aviary visits hosted by Mornington Peninsula Avicultural Society.

Cost Free. There may be a small charge for lunch or it will be a pay for your own lunch.

Morning tea provided at Colin Read’s (VZFI member).

Lunch not yet finalised but probably buy your own.

Return to venue by 5pm.

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