Darren Wighton

Photo Credit: Manifeasto Photography Attendance: 2018 – current Darren Wighton has been conducting our Welcome to Country since 2018. From Wiradjeri country, Darren is an established aboriginal artist and cultural performer, who loves to share all things of a cultural nature in his role at Xavier High School in Albury. Darren was formerly the pastor […]

Archdeacon Father Peter Mcleod – Miller

We are blessed in Albury to have such an outspoken yet sincere local priest. Father Peter has been in attendance of the Solstice since its inception, and opens every year with a prayer. We always feel Father Peter brings if not an air of holiness to our Solstice, at least just a little slice of […]

The Scots School Pipe Band

Photo Credit: @ManifeastoPhotography The Scots Pipe Band helps to signal the opening of the Winter Solstice every year. We are grateful to the Scots school for their ongoing participation, to the performances of the Scots Dance troupe in 2015 and 2017.

Helen Haines MP

Helen Haines is the Independent Federal Member for Indi. Elected in May 2019, she became the first Independent federal parliamentarian to succeed another in the same electorate since Federation in 1901. Her career began in nursing and midwifery, and her transition to politics was motivated by a desire for better education, better healthcare, eradicating corruption […]