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My 2016 safaris – Zimbabwe & Namibia’s North West

As part of my travel agency, Matson & Ridley Safaris, I will be leading two safaris to two of my favourite parts of Africa in 2016.  Based on my past safaris, the very limited spaces (maximum 12 people) book out very fast, so if you’d like to join please drop me a line now!  These camps ha
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Aussie team work to reduce demand for rhino horn in Vietnam

About a year or so ago I heard about a Melbourne-based team working to stop demand for rhino horn in Vietnam through targeted advertising.  The team, who are all volunteers, is led by Lynn Johnson on a project she founded called Breaking the Brand. They have the pro bono support of award winning Aus
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New date for Bangalow Africa night – 12 March

Now that the wild weather’s behind us, we’ve set a new date for our Africa night at Bangalow Heritage House, northern NSW – Thursday 12th March.  All other details are the same as per the flyer below.  You do need to book though and the sooner the better – contact Mary at byr
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Postponement of Africa event in Bangalow & news on WA event

Due to some wild weather headed towards the northern NSW coastline, locals are battening down the hatches so we’ve decide to postpone our Africa night at the Bangalow Heritage Centre to March.  New date to be advised shortly.  Thanks to everyone who booked and apologies for this, but we hope y
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Northern NSW – Africa Night Friday 20th Feb

Friends in Bangalow, Byron Bay and northern NSW – the lovely Friends of the Libraries Association of Byron Bay have organised a fantastic venue to host a night of Africa on Friday 20th February at the wonderful historic Bangalow Heritage House in the Byron Bay hinterland.  Come along to see th
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