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Mr. B. W. Newman
Retirement of Walter Dwyer
Gerry O'MahonyThirty Years On
The Retoubtable George Mackey, Retd.
Retirement of ADR [Neil McRae]
A Long and Fruitful Innings [John Lillywhite]
Pat Ryan Retires
Harry Ashton Retires
'Fly Boy' Retires [Bill Brann]
Our Actor Steve [Lloyd]
Our Man in the Region Retires [Keith Hannay]
ADM Retires [Allen Bath]
Regional Director Queensland Retires [Arch Shields]
ANMRC Head Retires [Reg Clarke]
Vic Bahr's Last Bow
Long Serving Officers Retire [Jack Maher and Kev Lomas]
Allan Brunt Retires, 38 Years in 'the Met'
Henry Phillpot Retires
A Stout With a Dash! [Reg Stout]
Around the Regions [Keith Stibbs]
Bill Smith Bows Out47 Year Record
Smooth Traffic Ahead for Keith Henderson
Happy Retirement, and Happy Birthday too! [Ralph de la Lande]
Air Dispersion Specialist Calls it a Day [Bill Moriarty]
Bob Crowder Retires
Grass Looks Greener for Tony [Powell]
Farewell France [Lajoie]
Forty Four Years in MeteorologyJohn Burn Remembers
Des Gaffney bows out
After Only 41 Years . . . Shaw, Enough! [Peter Shaw]
Brian Bradshaw departs, 45 Years On . . .
Bill Ware Ends on a High Note
Peter Barclay Retires
Mal Kennedy Retires
'The Ice Man Goeth . . .' DDS Neil Streten Calls it a Day
Dan of the 14,016 Days [Dan Lee]
A Launceston Boy Gone Wrong: Peter Noar Bows Out
It's OfficialClimate Change Confirmed [Bill Kininmonth]
Victorian Forecasting Legend Bids Us Farewell [Ian Russell]
Gentleman Doug Gauntlett Retires
Queensland Regional Director Calls it a Day [Rex Falls]
Assistant Director (Services) Retires and Tributes Flow In [Bruce Neal]
NSW Regional Director Retires [Pat Sullivan]
Observers and Volunteers
Happy Retirement, and Happy Birthday too! [Ralph de la Lande]No. 283 September 1987
Monday 10 August was a special day for Ralph de la Landeas well as being his 64th birthday, it was also the first day of what we hope will be a long and happy retirement.
At a presentation to Ralph on 7 August, the Director, Dr John Zillman told the assembled group the Bureau had been fortunate over the years in terms of the engineers who have come from outside to a specialised organisation and made an enormous contribution.
ADC Mike Moore, who worked with Ralph for many years, expressed his thanks for the
Don Handcock, who retired a week earlier, spoke of happy times spent with Ralph in Saudi. He said Ralph was one of those people who had the knack of making the good times better and the bad times not so bad.
In his parting comments, Ralph said he had no regrets about joining the Bureau and had found it a stimulating environment. He said it was full of "challenges and action", with an excellent team of people. He was sorry to be leaving but realised, that everyone reached a stage where they should "hand over".
People in Bright Sparcs - de la Lande, Ralph
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