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RUSI NSW April Lecture 2021

Reminder: Our first live Lunchtime Lecture

Lunchtime Lecture Tuesday 27 April 2021 
Start Time: 1300 to be held in the Anzac Memorial Auditorium
Hyde Park South, Sydney 
Speaker: Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM
Subject: Resilience - Preparing and recovering from crisis and disaster.

RUSI members and members of the public will be able to attend this lecture (with social distancing).  
RUSI Members $10, non-members $15
Pre-book or pay by cash or credit card at the door.

Pre-Book and pay using this link:  Booking for 27th April 2021 Lecture

You may pre-order a plate of sandwiches for $8, by using the pre-booking option or call our office or email by 12.00h on 26 April. The sandwiches will be ready at 12 noon at the Auditorium.

About the speaker: Shane Fitzsimmons was appointed as the inaugural Commissioner for Resilience NSW and Deputy Secretary, Emergency Management with the Department of Premier and Cabinet from 1 May 2020. He is currently the chair of the State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC), the State Recovery Committee (SRC) and the National Emergency Medical Committee (NEMC).
This appointment followed a distinguished career with the NSW Rural Fire Service of over 35 years, serving as both a volunteer and salaried member.

Come earlier to see the Anzac Memorial RAAF Centenary Exhibition
At 12 noon the pre-ordered sandwiches will be available. You may also bring in your own lunch and spend time with your friends and colleagues.
Free tea and coffee will be available in the Auditorium from 12 noon.

Any enquiries please email our office: 

Visiting the Ursula Davidson Library 

Located in the Anzac Memorial, Sydney

The Library will be open to the public Monday to Thursday 11am - 3pm
For those wishing to visit the RUSI NSW Ursula Davidson Library, please contact Graham Brown, our Office Manager on (02) 8262 2922 or Paul Irving, Acting Library Manager on 0412 284 550 to arrange a suitable date/time.
The Ursula Davidson Library is recognized as a Library of national significance, and contains many original and rare books maps and manuscripts dating back to when NSW had its own pre Federation Military, through to current editions of the ADF newspapers.

How to get to RUSI NSW      
Currently the Liverpool Street access is closed due to construction work, it is expected that it will be open by 25th April.

Walking or wheel chair access  
From Liverpool street: through the walkway between the water cascades, to the Hall of Service security desk. 
From Elizabeth or Park streets: there is an inclinator to take you to the lower south section of the Memorial for the use of the public that need it. 

The Library is in the South East corner, in the new section.    Google Maps Link  
There are train, bus and car parking details on our web pages: 

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