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Retirement after 35 years' service

Mick Robinson OAM recently retired as a Community Representative on the Geelong Heritage Centre Collection Advisory Committee (and its predecessor being the Geelong Heritage Centre Committee of Management). Mick's retirement ends his formal involvement spanning 35 years.

Mick, who for many years was also the Secretary of the Geelong Heritage Centre Committee of Management, s not completely lost to the Heritage Centre as he is continuing his long time involvement as volunteer. He will continue the important work of indexing the births, deaths and marriages notices from the Geelong Advertiser.

Mick with his pictured with his partner Brenda following the presentation in November.

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