The Seminar was Proff Loiuse Newman AO talking about her work with refugees but her subject was Children in Detention. A total contravention of Human Rights that Australian Government just ignores. It was a depressing morning though brilliant presentation. Saddened by the fact that when she presented a year ago things have not really changed, The message now is not to send women & children and UAMs (unaccompanied adolescent minors) to Christmas Island where there is no mental health services to be provided
After this low point the Grand Final seemed a major contrast.
There was no sail fun or otherwise due to a terrible forecast of 14 degrees and wind.
The afternoon got off to a flying start with a front hitting about 130 with an initial gust of 45-50 knots.
This showed why boat trailers should be tied to the deck! Not just the boat to the trailer.
|The red boat to the right was round the other way|
As quickly as the wind came it stopped. After the rain and wind, the day settled to sunny / over cast and cold, but a reasonable day for the crowd at the MCG
|The small crowd enjoying our new TV|
|A great view of the weather fronts going by!|