Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Gill, Edmund D. ( - 1986)


Baptist minister and palaeontologist


Edmund Gill joined the Wallaby Club in 1959 and maintained his membership until his death in 1986. He was elected President in 1967. He was both a palaeontologist and a Baptist Minister. His career positions included being Deputy Director of the National Museum of Victoria and a Research Fellow in the Division of Applied Geomechanics in the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). He was also President of the Royal Society of Victoria.



1959 - 1986
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 134, additional references pages 95, 97, 105, 111, 126, photographs pages 93.

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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