Established 1894

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Biographical entry Hutchison, Douglas S.

electrical engineer


Doug Hutchison joined the Wallaby Club in 1980. He was elected President in 1991 and was Walks Secretary 1987-1989. He trained as an electrical engineer and spent 15 years working overseas after graduation - 12 years in Scotland including the Highlands and Orkney and 3 years in Malaya. After returning to Australia, he worked with John Holland as Chief Electrical Engineer until his retirement. He developed a database that registered all the walks undertaken in the history of the Club. The data from that register was incorporated into a more extensive database which was commenced in 2007. He is a son of H.S. Hutchison and a nephew of K.T. Towl.



1980 -
Membership - Wallaby Club


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  • Towl, K.T.

    . . . Doug Hutchison is a nephew of K.T. Towl . . .

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 135, additional references pages 95, 109, 110, photographs pages 128, 129.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

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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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