Ted Tyne has resigned as Director of the Geological Survey. He departs the survey on April 20 to take up the position of Director-Minerals at PIRSA.

Ted has had a major impact on the Geological Survey in his position here as Director and in his previous roles as Assistant Director-Regional Mapping and before that as Chief Geophysicist.Ted will be sorely missed by staff at the Survey. We hope you can attend a farewell dinner on his behalf to show your appreciation and to wish him well in his new position.

A farewell party and dinner is being held on Friday week at the North Sydney Leagues Club on 15th April at 6.30pm, for 7pm. The cost is $40 per head.

Please send your RSVP by end of business on tuesday 12th April to Ann Miller on 02 4931 6592 or mailto: anne.miller@minerals.nsw.gov.au

Please make cheques payable to Lindsay Gilligan (it would help us if you can make it clear who the payment is from, in the event a company cheque is used).

The full event details are:

Friday 15th April, 6.30pm for 7pm, to 11.30pm

Kamaraigal Room, North Sydney Leagues Club

12 Abbott Street Cammeray NSW 2062

Cost: $40 for a sit-down meal; cash bar.

For payment, please send a cheque for $40 for each person, made out to Lindsay Gilligan, or pay cash at the door on the 15th.The address to send the cheque is:

Mr Lindsay Gilligan

Geological Survey of NSW

Department of Primary Industries

PO Box 344

Hunter Region Mail Centre NSW 2310