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April 2019- Remarkable Communities E-News



The District Council of Mount Remarkable encompasses a spectacular and diverse piece of the Southern Flinders Ranges; from Port Germein which hosts the historic Port Germein Jetty to Melrose the oldest town in the Flinders Ranges situated at the foothills of the impressive Mount Remarkable. The scenic Wirrabara Forest, historic town of Wilmington with Alligator Gorge only a short drive away and Booleroo Centre our service hub, all make for a truly remarkable experience.

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Meet the 2019 Citizen of the Year - Barry Zander

Barry ZanderBarry has been recognised for his dedication to the Booleroo Centre and wider community, through the many volunteer hours he commits.

Barry has been involved with the BMW football club for many years, acting as the unofficial photographer and publishing sports photos both on social media and club website. Barry has also produced a book on the history of the BMW Football club, celebrating the 25th anniversary.

Barry is a DJ and has provided the sound track for many community events, such as Australia Day and ANZAC Day. He now also acts as the Booleroo Centre Correspondent for Flinders News, promoting the town and its events to the wider community.

As a South Australian Ambulance Service volunteer for 10 years, Barry has provided an invaluable service to not only Booleroo Centre but the wider community.

With over 45 years’ experience as a teacher, 15 of which were spent at Booleroo Centre District School, he has been an integral part of the lives of the many students and their families over these years.

As well as those already mentioned, Barry is also a volunteer for Booleroo Centre & Districts Lions Club and Booleroo Mens Shed. Barry is known for being a quiet achiever, who sets about his work to better the community without fanfare or expectation of rewards.

Photo: Cr Barry Richards presented Barry Zander with the Citizen of the Year Award 2019 at the Booleroo Centre Australia Day Celebrations.









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