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open day - 15 February 2004

Sunday 15 February 2004 saw CRAG's triumphant return to Boothtown Reserve, Greystanes - the site of the meeting that called for the formation of CRAG in 1994.

The day was celebrated with a bbq, guided bike rides, displays and an official ceremony to hand responsibility for the Reserve to Holroyd City Council.

Smoking ceremony to cleanse and bless the reserve,
performed by Uncle Wes Marne - local tribal elder

Some of the open day crowd

Official Opening Ceremony
clockwise starting top left - Steve Norton (CRAG President) addresses the crowd,
Clr Mal Tulloch (Mayor of Holroyd) addresses the crowd
the cut ribbon falls signifying the official opening of the Reserve
Brett Meade (CRAG Vice-President) acted as MC


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