Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Archbold, Neil W. ( - 2005)

geologist and palaeontologist


Professor Neil Archbold joined the Wallaby Club in 2000 and maintained his membership until his unexpected death in 2005. He was a geologist and Professor of Palaeontology at Deakin University. He was a tutor in Geology at the University of Melbourne 1980-1983, Scientific Services Officer for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Geomechanics 1984-1987, and Lecturer in Geology at Victoria College 1988-1992. It was from there that he moved to Deakin University where he moved up progressively from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer to Professor. He had a strong connection with the Royal Society of Victoria including a period as President.



2000 - 2005
Membership - Wallaby Club

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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Dates and details of annual walks from 1894.