Topic: ~ Where are they now? ~
Q. ---> How can I locate missing relatives and or friends in Australia?
A. ---> The following helpful information comes from: The Australian Women's Weekly; JUNE 2000, issue.
These exeprts are reprinted here with the permission of the The Australian Women's Weekly.
Where are they now? is published by; The Australian Women's Weekly as a reader service. Notices are accepted at the risk of the writer. ACP Publishing Pty Limited, the publisher of The Australian Women's Weekly, is not liable for any losses or problems associated with communications arising from any notice. The company reserves the right not to publish any notice.
The Australian Women's Weekly; JUNE, 2000, p 252
Where are they now?
If you are searching for relatives, old school friends or one-time loves
you haven't quite forgotten, you may find them - or even be found yourself -
by reading this page.
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GEORGE A. GLEN, who lived at Renmark, SA, in the late '30s and was last
heard of at the Illawarra Hotel, Wollongong, NSW, is sought by old friend
Please contact: Ada Pannan,
4 Hanlin Court,
Renmark, SA 5341
Phone: (08) 8586 6015.
ST GEORGE'S ORPHAN HOMES, Rockhampton, Qld, are having a reunion July 7-9
and would like past children to attend or send memorabilia.
248 West Street,
Rockhampton, Qld 4700.
Phone (07) 4927 3983.
GREG MAHONEY, workmate at Grose Farm Hotel, Camperdown, NSW,1968-72. I'd dearly love to make contact again.
Please contact: Max Watt,
Phone (02) 4736 1971.
GAVIN PATRICK BELCHER, born Tauranga, NZ, lived in Brisbane 1984-90, last
known to be in Sydney, mid-1990, when we lost contact.
Please contact: Peter Day,
PO Box 660,
Palmerston North, NZ,
Phone (06) 358 4643.
HELEN DIXON lived at North Carlton, Vic, as a teenager in the early ' 50s.
We were friends and I'd love to know her present whereabouts.
Please contact: James Willsmore,
PO Box 16,
Underbool, Vic 3509.
RHONDA NIMMO, now 38, used to live at Narre Warren East, Vic. Your only
brother, Reg, would love to hear from you.
Please contact: Mrs B. Turner,
35 Charles Street,
Blairgowrie, Vic 3942,
Phone: 0409 022 732 (day) (03) 5988 8461(night}.
SANDRA PETESON was matron-of-honour at my 1988 wedding in Hawkes Bay, NZ, but we lost contact. Her last-known address was in Hamilton, NZ.
Please contact: Debbie Kale,
7 Mandarin Ct,
Nerang, Qld 4211,
Phone on (07) 5596 5268..
PIMLICO HIGH SCHOOL, Qld, invites 1980 Year 12 students to a reunion July
7-9. School records were destroyed by fire, so please pass the message on.
Please contact: Narelle Griffey (Napier)
Phone (07) 4723 0434.
Caryn Samways (Cox)
Phone (07) 4775 7518.
LAVINA LIGHTFOOT was fostered to us from Melbourne Family Care for many
happy holidays when my children were younger and we'd all like to see her
Please contact: Glenice Beames,
78 Wallace St,
Morwell, Vic 3840,
Phone: (03) 5134 5640.
MIKE PURCELL, a sailor on the Pamir from Wellington, NZ,1943-5, last heard
of at Leigh Creek, SA. I'd be pleased to know what happened to my old mate
and where he is.
Please contact: W. L. Percey,
11 Preddys Rd,
Bexley, NS W 2207,
Phone: (02) 9554 8884.
BRUCE RONALD SHEATHER, born Taree, NSW, in 1933, was once married to me, but our daughter and I haven't seen him for 40 years. We'd dearly love to hear
Please contact: Fay Johnson,
18 Harriet Spearing Drive,
Woonona, NSW 2517.
ROSLYN FREDERICK (Fred) TOOTELL is my father but I haven't seen him since
1945. I am his daughter from his first marriage and, along with his sister,
Gwendoline, would love to hear from him or any children of his second
Please contact: Margaret Richardson,
62 Loretto Ave,
SHEILA NORRIS (nee Gray) emigrated to Australia in the early ' 80s when her
husband, Keith, was appointed a professor at an Australian university. I am
her old school friend Elizabeth Bean.
Please contact: Elizabeth Bean,
The Mushroom House,
Glos. GL7 3AN, England.
ESTHER KIRKPATRICK paid my 1994 Year 9 school fees through Save the Children Fund. She worked at Sydney Hospital at the time, but we lost contact. I'd love to hear from her again.
Please contact: Terence Paul,
PO Box 145,
Port Moresby, PNG..
MT ISA STATE HIGH SCHOOL, Qld, will hold a reunion of 1980 Year 10 students
and teachers on July 1-2.
Please contact: Karen Strathearn (Pickering)
Phone: (07) 4743 5648.
Allana Cahill (Real)
Phone: (07) 4743 7422.
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Share the joy of our reunion and get $200
If you have been re-united with a friend or loved one thanks to a notice
on this page, send us a photograph of yourselves taken before you lost
contact and one of or after your reunion. Include the date of your original Where are they now? notice, a description of your reunion and your contact
details. If published, we will send you $200. Write to the relevant
address below. Include a SAE if you want your photographs returned.
If you wish to place a message, write to:
Where are they now?,
The Australian Women's Weekly,
GPO Box 4178,
Sydney, NSW 1028,
fax (02) 9282 8887,
(NZ readers) Private Bag 92512,
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