Chairman’s Message

Used only for the chairman’s letter posts

July 27, 2021

AWBF Chair Update – Joy Phillips

As Paul shared in our previous Newsletter – at the recent AGM I was elected to serve as AWBF’s Chair, ‘taking the helm’ from one of […]
November 21, 2019

Chairman’s Message

November 2019 The Tasmanian Tourism Awards were presented to finalists in various categories, at Wrest Point on 8 November 2019.  We were absolutely thrilled to win gold […]
August 26, 2019

Message from the Chairman – August/September 2019

Changing the Guard: We at the MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival have been extremely lucky to have Paul Cullen as our General Manager for many […]
July 5, 2019

Message from the Chairman – July 2019

After nine years and four MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festivals, our General Manager, Paul Cullen, has advised the Board of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival […]
March 26, 2019

Message From the Chairman – April 2019

Whilst looking around the Festival site of the 2019 MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival, on numerous occasions I was spoken to by well-wishers: those to […]
January 28, 2019

Message from the Chairman – January/February 2019

Well, not long to go now!  Only a few sleeps – or for those travelling by sea, a handful of watches – before we have the […]
November 30, 2018

Message from the Chairman – November/December 2018

Whilst the countdown to the MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival in 2019 is certainly on, I would like to pause to reflect for a moment […]
October 9, 2018

Letter From the Chairman – October 2018

At one of our first festivals when my children were much younger, I was standing with them at Franklin Wharf, looking across the docks.  Some of […]
September 2, 2018

Letter from the Chairman – September 2018

The countdown has begun – we do not have long to go now, until the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival, 2019! As I sit down to […]