40th Anniversary Reunion Details


weekend of 17/18th October 2009




Buffet dinner at Wollongong Golf Club on Saturday evening

      private room (up to 120 people), round tables of 8, private bar, large balcony

      cost $75 (including unavoidable overheads) - $70 for early-bird bookings

      buy your own drinks (at club prices)

      classmates & teachers welcome

      5:30pm for 7:30pm start 1:00 AM finish & kick-on at Steelers for the stayers amongst us.

      Smart casual dress (yes, clothes are again compulsory)

      lucky door & early-bird prizes

      active encouragement to mix and mingle

      good access for the disabled

      plenty of parking

on-site accommodation and more nearby

to stay overnight at the club, book on (02) 4222 3111 and mention you are attending the reunion event to get a special price of $185 (if we book at least 10 rooms this will be $175).

If you do want to acquire accommodation on-site or near the venue and wants it, you really need to book it sooner rather than later as there is not much available.  There are quite a few rooms available outside the city Bulli, Thirroul etc.

see need it now and quickbeds.com for a couple of good on-line resources for getting internet rates on accommodation.

Family (recovery) picnic on Sunday

      venue  WHS grounds, meeting at the gazebo area
(approach via the main entrance and turn left)

      everyone welcome, with family and friends

      11:30pm start

      School tour

      BYO everything food, drinks, chairs, etc, or team up with a couple of others and share the catering.  There are a number of food outlets within easy walking distance of the school.

      Consumption of alcohol is allowed

Booking & Payment:

Booking your place and full payment of $75 is required by 2nd October 2009.

Last reunion we were able to accommodate a couple of late acceptances because of late inability of others who had booked and paid.  Dont rely on this happenstance as a reliable opportunity for a late acceptance, but please tell us if you find you can join us after all we will try to make it happen.

Early-bird discount:

$5 earlybird discount (available up to Friday 4th September).

Booking method:

Confirmed booking for the event is achieved by your act of payment.  You will receive an acknowledging e-mail or phone call when we process your payment.  You can pay by electronic transfer (internet banking, but not credit card) or send a cheque.

Bank account:

        Bank Name:  Maroondah Credit Union

   Account Name:  WHS Reunion No. 2 Account

                    BSB:  803-012

                    A/C:  100045221


to identify your payment (so that we can easily match it to you) please use your name at school (as listed on the website) as the payment description (add your first initial if not unique eg. Brownj).

If you wish, you may e-mail your electronic receipt to contactus@whsreunions.com.au or fax to (03) 9879 3452

Or Cheque:

Payable to: WHS Reunion No. 2 Account

Mail to:       Keith Morley
16 Timbertop Road
Ringwood North,  Vic,  3134

Cancellation policy:

To ensure that we dont risk a financial deficit through cancellations, we identified the need for a cancellation policy.  Luckily, for our last reunion late withdrawals were covered by late acceptances and full refunds could be made, however please take the following as a worst-case guide

Full refund up to 18th September

50% up to 9th October

Nil after 9th October

Partners & other activities:

We have decided to limit the official format to the classmate & teachers' Dinner and family picnic.  If there is interest in a partners' event on Saturday evening and someone is prepared to organise it, then we will be happy to offer publicity and communications support via this website (see below for venue suggestions).

Likewise for any other activity someone is willing to organise for the weekend.  If someone is prepared to do the organising work, we will include it here on the website.

Suggested venues for
Partners' dinners:


For Italian lovers

Cosa Nostra Ristorante & Pizzeria
Shop 3/50 Crown Street, Wollongong (opposite the old Dwyers Holden Dealership)
Telephone: 4228 3885

For Thai lovers

Jasmine Rice Thai Restaurant
131 Corrimal St Wollongong (half-way between Crown St & The Golf Club)
Telephone 4226 2495
BYO wine

For Modern Australian Food

Crown Table Restaurant
46 Crown St Wollongong (opposite the old Dwyers Holden Dealership)
telephone 4225719

Last updated Monday, 12th October 2009


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