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Salient. Victoria University Student Newspaper. [Volume 39, Issue 8. April 1976]

HART's New Enthusiasm

HART's New Enthusiasm

These thoughts were backed up by others present, most of whom agreed that because of the urgency of the May 28 march, there should be a meeting every week to which all members would be invited by mail.

At these meetings activities would be discussed, the committee would report back on the previous week's work and problems arising from it, and the future direction and strategy would be discussed.

The traditionalists, seeing these proposals as personal attacks on them rather than as positive ideas for taking the issues to the students, tried to put all sorts of administrative hurdles in their way. But after numberous people had volunteered to help with the weekly mail-outs, and Gyles Beckford suggested the Activities Room could probably be used as a campus headquarters, the opposition disappeared and a new enthusiasm emerged.

Suggestions were made for involving students around the university. Fosters are to be painted, lectures are to be leafletted, speakers will espouse their views at all comers of the campus, and socials are being planned - all hopefully leading up to the week or fortnight's concentrated activity before the May 28 March.

So, by the time the HART AGM finished everyone was prepared for the intense activity to come, and most were enthusiastic about the part that they could play.

For anyone with any enquiries, the 1976 officers are:

President -

Rachel Scott


Leonie Morris

Treasurer -

Mike Freeman

Committee -

Jonathan Scott, Jo Lowe and Neil Morrison


HART is alive and well and living in the Activities Room. We are going to stop the 1976 Tour and we need your help.

We have an office in the Activities Room (top floor. Union Building) from which we will co-ordinate activities on campus. Come up and see us and give us a hand. Anytime. The Big Day is May 28th when there will be Nationwide Demonstrations of opposition to the tour.

Before this there will be many activities in which you will want to partake. Here are a few - watch noticeboards for more information.


Important strategy meetings for all students: April 29th (Thursday) - noon - Lounge

May 20th (Thursday) - noon - Lounge

Be there with your ideas for this campaign.

2.Stein, wine and cheese: Union Hall - Tuesday 27th April. 7.30. A speaker, and food, drink and music galore. Don't miss it.
3.April 29th (Thursday) - All major lectures will be leafleted. We need your help - please come up to our office now and put your name down for a lecture or two.

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