Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Croll, R.H. ( - 1947)

author, bushwalker, journalist and naturalist


R. Croll joined the Wallaby Club in 1935 and maintained his membership until his death in 1947. He was elected President in 1942. He was a naturalist, bushwalker, journalist and author. He worked for the Department of Education for 40 years and was Deputy Chief Publicity Censor for Australia. He was an office bearer of the Melbourne Walking Club for 50 years. He was made an honorary member of the Arunta tribe and made diverse contributions to cultural and intellectual life.



1935 - 1947
Membership - Wallaby Club

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Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 132, additional references pages 66, 67, 71, 72.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

A Private Club

The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

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