About Blazing Swan

Blazing Swan Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation, run by a volunteer committee of burners that have been to Burning Man, America, several times and have also been closely involved in setting up and organising regional burns in South Africa (AfrikaBurn) and the east coast of Australia (Burning Seed). The committee is supported in its work by a large number of volunteers.

Objectives

The objects of the Blazing Swan Association are to:

  • organise, develop and promote:
    (i) an annual arts, music, and cultural festival which is inclusive, accepting, and safe;
    (ii) other related events promoting self expression, identity and understanding;
  • foster and create new art projects in Western Australia;
  • develop and support workshops and training activities;
  • support and develop community based fundraising events to further the Association’s objects;
  • train volunteers to facilitate the Association’s objects; and
  • conduct the Association’s activities in an environmentally sustainable manner.

Memberships to Blazing Swan Inc.

As Blazing Swan is a community driven not for profit incorporated association, it is operated and managed by its members.

To be involved in the community and to have a say in how Blazing Swan is run, then fill out the below form and get it signed by two Blazing Swan members and submit to info@blazingswan.com.au (if you need help with members to sign your form please contact us via email)

Membership Form Constitution

Blazing Swan Committee 2018

Yeti AKA Daniel Taylor

Chair / Founder / Selleys No More Gaps Lead

Teacup AKA Cat Conner

Secretary / Founder / Signage / MOOP

Grimtooth AKA Matthew Robinson

Treasurer / Founder / Gate Lead

Pommie AKA Stephen Soames

Vice Chair / Ranger Lead

Vida Barrett

Committee

Laurie Caddy

Committee

Nimmi Carlose

Committee

RyeGuy AKA Ryan Linkowski

Committee

Factotum AKA Anton Lord

Committee

Honour Roll – Previous Committee Members

Blazing Swan Committee 2017

Dan Taylor

Chair

Stephen Soames

Vice Chair

Matthew Robinson

Treasurer

Cat Conner

Secretary

Kate Derry

Kate Derry

Committee

Peter Eastwood

Peter Eastwood

Committee

Ryan Linkowski

Committee

Frank Mitchell

Committee

Richard Morup

Richard Morup

Committee

Damon Pages-Oliver

Committee

 

Blazing Swan Committee 2016

Lewis Viljoen

Lewis Viljoen

Chair

Ryan Linkowski

Committee

Matthew Robinson

Treasurer

Cat Conner

Secretary

Kate Derry

Kate Derry

Committee

Frank Mitchell

Committee

Damon Pages-Oliver

Committee

Angus Priest - Blazing Swan

Angus Priest

Committee

Blazing Swan Committee 2015

Damon Pages-Oliver

Chair

Lewis Viljoen

Lewis Viljoen

Vice Chair

Daniel Taylor

Treasurer

Helah Milroy

Helah Milroy

Secretary

Cat Conner

Committee

Paul Jorgenson - Blazing Swan

Paul Jorgensen

Committee

Ryan Linkowski

Committee

Frank Mitchell

Committee

Cat Slack - Blazing Swan

Cat Slack

Committee

 

Blazing Swan Committee 2014

Daniel Taylor

Chair

Lewis Viljoen

Lewis Viljoen

Vice Chair

Frank Mitchell

Treasurer

Wesley Lamont

Secretary

Cat Conner

Committee

Paul Jorgenson - Blazing Swan

Paul Jorgensen

Committee

Ryan Linkowski

Committee

Matthew Marwick

Matthew Marwick

Committee

Damon Pages-Oliver

Committee

Blazing Swan Committee 2013

Paul Jorgenson - Blazing Swan

Paul Jorgensen

Chair

Hana Priest

Hana Priest

Vice Chair

Daniel Taylor

Treasurer

Wesley Lamont

Secretary

Cat Conner

Committee

Matthew Marwick

Matthew Marwick

Committee

Frank Mitchell

Committee

Damon Pages-Oliver

Committee

Lewis Viljoen

Lewis Viljoen

Committee

The Blazing Swan Committee would like to thank the Lucchesi Family for the use of the Bush Races site on their farm - for just being so very helpful for everything!

Blazing Swan thanks the Lucchesi Family

Without the cooperation of the Kulin Shire Blazing Swan would not be possible!

Blazing Swan thanks the Kulin Shire

Kulin Bush Races committee - thank you for all your support in setting up the event and the infrastructure!

Blazing Swan thanks the Kulin Bush Races committee

Thanks to the entire team at Kulin's St John's Ambulance. Thanks for your help and support!

Blazing Swan thanks Kulin St John's Ambulance

Lets face it - without the volunteers we would be lost! Thank you all for your time and energy to make Blazing Swan the amazing event it is.

Blazing Swan thanks all our Volunteers