Video – Carols at Churchill Island 2022

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Video – Whispers from the Past

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Whispers from the Past: a FOCIS presentation to commemorate the 150 Anniversary of the building of Amess House and planting of the Homestead Tree.  Written, directed and acted by FOCIS members, filmed and edited by Terry Melvin and associates.

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Churchill Island: History and Her Story (Third Edition) Now On Sale

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You can order online here: Online Orders

You can pay by:

  • Credit Card/Debit Card.
  • Apple Pay (Apple Device + Safari).
  • PayPal.

We are offering these delivery options:

  1. Delivery via Australia Post:
    1. Anywhere within Australia or overseas.
    2. Standard Post or Express Post.
  2. Personal Pickup where you can contact the President, Graeme Clauscen, to arrange a pickup in the San Remo/Phillip Island area instead of having your book(s) sent to you via Australia Post.

FOCIS Members will also be able to purchase books in person at a FOCIS General Meeting and receive a discount.

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The Large Print Edition of Churchill Island: History and Her Story Now On Sale

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You can order online here: Online Orders

You can pay by:

  • Credit Card/Debit Card.
  • Apple Pay (Apple Device + Safari).
  • PayPal.

We are offering these delivery options:

  1. Delivery via Australia Post:
    1. Anywhere within Australia.
    2. Standard Post.
  2. Personal Pickup where you can contact the President, Graeme Clauscen, to arrange a pickup in the San Remo/Phillip Island area instead of having your book(s) sent to you via Australia Post.

FOCIS Members will also be able to purchase books in person at a FOCIS General Meeting.

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Results of the FOCIS Website Survey

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The FOCIS Website Survey has now been completed.  Thank you to those members who participated in the Survey.

The report with the survey results is available for viewing/download here: FOCIS – Survey Results – 08 Apr 2021

In summary:

  1. Only 9 members responded to the Survey.
  2. The responses indicate a high level of satisfaction with the website.
  3. There are some suggested improvements which will be addressed.
  4. Since most members chose not to participate in the Survey, and those that did are generally satisfied, it is reasonable to assume that the majority of members are satisfied with the site.

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Churchill Island Museum Collection Recognised

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Samantha and the Churchill Island Heritage Farm Team have been nominated as finalists in the 2020 Victorian Museum Awards in the Victorian Collections Award for Excellence in Museum Cataloguing category. These awards acknowledge the hard work and dedication of organisations like ours that have been cataloguing their collections online using Victorian Collections. Fingers crossed for the team who will be watching the ceremony online on 8 December. 

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