Registration Fee Includes – bus hire, some lunches, morning & afternoon teas, and evening meals
Please advise of any special dietary needs.
Meeting based at Thunderbird Park (4 Star), Mt. Tamborine Qld. – Hillside Lodges, 20 double rooms reserved @ $140/night, breakfast extra. Evening meal, Morning and Afternoon tea provided, some lunches will be provided.
Powered caravan sites available at the same venue @ $58/night
Members please book your accommodation by email to [email protected] or phone 0422450972
Thunderbird Park will not take individual bookings for groups, extra nights can be arranged.
Getting to Mt. Tamborine:
Members flying can be met and transferred to accommodation, please advise day and time of arrival. One hour drive from Brisbane or Coolangatta Airport to Mt. Tamborine.
Details to Geoff Holloway [email protected] or phone 0422450972
Members are asked to bring along items for Show and Tell, Swap and Sell items for sale to attendees.
Arrival Sunday: Registration all day in the Rafters Conference Room. Meet and greet, set up Auction,
Show & Tell display and rainforest wood sales. Evening meal in the Rainforest restaurant
Day 1 Monday: Official welcome and presentation of the program. Morning tea before a visit to the
Rainforest Skywalk, lunch at the cedar Creek Winery. Visit an Arboretum with numerous
labelled native trees. Evening meal in the Rainforest restaurant.
Day 2 Tuesday: Bus Tour to Springbrook National Park, stopping off at the Purling Brook Falls, the Best
of All Lockouts, see the 2000 year old Antarctic Beech trees, visit the Fudge Shop, Apple
Tree Park for lunch (picnic & toilet facilities) and return via Canungra. Evening meal in
the Rainforest restaurant.
Day 3 Wednesday: Visit to the Tamborine Mountain Heritage Centre with a “Early Timber Getting
History” presentation by Allan Rosser (Historian of the mountain). A Guided Tour of the Tamborine National Park. The free afternoon can be spent at the nearby “Gallery Walk” (70 specialty shops) where you can buy lunch. Evening meal in the Rainforest restaurant.
Day 4 Thursday: AGM and Auction at Thunderbird Park “Rafters” Conference Room. Guest speaker Tony
Groom (National Parks of the World) Morning Tea, Lunch and Evening meal in the Rainforest restaurant.
Day 5 Friday: Guided Tour of Mt.Tamborine Botanical Gardens (picnic & toilet facilities), morning tea
and lunch in the gardens. Free afternoon. Evening meal in the Rainforest restaurant.
Conference Concludes: Check-out & departures Saturday morning
Post Conference Tour:
Day 6 Saturday: Personal vehicles travel via the towns of Beaudesert and Boonah to Queen Mary Falls
and a guided tour of a private 300 acre pristene rainforest with huge Rosewoods among the many
species. This is a 2 hour drive to The Falls (café, picnic & toilet facilities). Stay overnight in Boonah,
or in Warwick if you are heading south. Motel reservations would need to be made in advance.
Free afternoons attractions within the local Mt. Tamborine area:
• The Gallery Walk (70 Specialty shops)
• Distilleries, Wineries & Breweries
• Rainforest walks & Waterfalls
• Cedar Creek Estate Glow Worm Tours
• Watch the Hang Gliding at the lookout over the Canungra Valley
• Visit Art Galleries or Antique stores
Wood species for sale in the Conference room:
Black bean – Castanospermum australe.
Blue Quandong – Elaeocarpus grandis
Crow’s Ash – Flindersia australis
Flooded Gum – Eucalyptus grandis
Forest red gum -Eucalyptus tereticornis
Hoop pine – Araucaria cunninghamii
Red Bean – Dysoxylum mollissimam
Red cedar – Toona ciliate
Rosewood – Dysoxylum fraserianum
Sassafras – Cinnamomum oliveri
Scentless Rosewood – Synoum muelleri
Silky Beech – Citronella moorei
Silky Oak – Grevillea robusta
Silver Ash – Flindersia schottiana
Tallowwood – Eucalyptus microcorys
White Beech – Gmelina leichhardtii
White Cedar – Melia azedarach
Yellowwood – Flindersia xanthoxyla
Many other rainforest species will be available as samples, auction pieces and artifacts.
I will provide a list as well as descriptions of the wood and photos of the trees.
Make cheque, money order or bank draft payable to: International Wood Collectors Society
Direct debit NAB BSB 084-447 A/c 52615-4012, Quote Surname & IWCS member No.
International Direct debit NAB Swift Code NATAAU3303M BSB 084-447
A/c 52615-4012 – Quote Surname & IWCS member No.
Post or Email this registration form to: Geoff Holloway – 29 Walkers Lane Booval 4304
Email – [email protected] Mobile 0422450972