The Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater (the Friends) are managed by a volunteer committee.


  • Her Excellency The Hon Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria


Executive committee

  • Virginia Wallace (President)
  • Gretchen Szabat (Vice President)
  • Stephen Garth (Secretary/Membership Secretary)
  • David La Terra (Treasurer)

General members

  • Amy Gregorovich
  • Alan Clayton
  • Suzanne Cox
  • Robin Young
  • Richard Case
  • Sue Bendel


The Friends employ four part-time staff.

  • Eliza Lamb (Environmental Coordinator). Usual work days Wed-Fri
  • Eliza Lamb (Beyond Yellingbo Project Officer).
  • Marita Hanigan (Nursery Assistant). Usual work days Tues/Fri
  • Michelle Faram (Nursery Manager). Usual work days Tues-Fri & 1st Sat month (Mar-Dec)
  • Sue Tardif (Community Engagement Facilitator). Usual work day Wed

Newsletter editor

  • Melanie Treweek Dunn


  • Sue Bendel

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