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7PM 2nd Thursday of each Month   Balloon Association of Victoria Club Meetings (Melbourne, VIC)  

Grandview Hotel, 429 Heidelberg Rd (corner of Station Street), Farfield, VIC



26 January

   Australia Day Balloon Ascension at Parramatta Park (Parramatta, NSW)   Steve Ireland


  ABF AGM   ABF Administrator    
1 February


  158th anniversary of the first balloon flight in Australia in 1858 from Cremorne Gardens in Richmond by Dean and Brown   Australia wide

10 - 18 March

  Canberra Balloon Spectacular   Steve Ireland

21 - 25 March

  Balloons Over Waikato   Rolf Dennler

30 March - 2 April

  Flying at the SunRice Festival @ Leeton over Easter  

Chris Thompson
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21 - 29 April   Canowindra International Balloon Challenge   Graham Kerr

 1 June    Long Jump Competition starts    Les Springett    Competition ends on 31st August 2018
 7 - 15 July    Possible student training camp    TBA    TBA

7 - 11 August

  Third Women's World Hot Air Balloon Championship (FAI CAT1) at Naleczow, Poland  

ABF National Administrator
(ABF Office)

18 - 25 August

  World Hot Air Balloon Championship (Gross-Seigharts, Austria)   To be advised.    
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