New Bird Life logo

To: Peter Baitz <>
Subject: New Bird Life logo
From: Alastair Smith <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 15:30:30 +1100
If your comment is a dig at me raising this issue, then can you please advise 
when members of BA  (and BOCA) were invited to have an input? As a BA member I 
can answer only answer if for myself; never.

On 20/01/2012, at 2:35 PM, Peter Baitz wrote:

> Afternoon All
> As a member of [ Boca] I also attended meetings re process and design, where 
> these issues were discussed.I am led to believe all BA and BOCA members were 
> advised over many months,
> and I am a little annoyed that Some People have taken this long to winge 
> instead of using due process.
> yours
> Peter Baitz
> On 20/01/2012, at 12:03 PM, Merrilyn Serong wrote:
>> Hi Elizabeth,
>> I totally agree with you. It's a beautiful and simple design. I love it.
>> Cheers,
>> Merrilyn
>> On 20/01/2012 11:09 AM, Elizabeth Shaw wrote:
>>> As Alistair guessed, considerable time, consultation and money went into 
>>> researching and preparation of the new logo.  I have been to at least three 
>>> meetings where the process and the reasons for the design were explained.
>>> The new logo has grown on me and where I was pleased with it originally I 
>>> am now enthusiastic about it as it delivers what a logo needs to deliver.  
>>> At a glace it stands out as a generic bird - its not meant to be a specific 
>>> species. Choosing a single species to represent all Australian birds would 
>>> be impossible.  To me the shape symbolises hope, life, movement and love. 
>>> The colour is calming and fresh.
>>> I was thrilled to finally get my first official communication from BirdLife 
>>> Australia - the new era has begun!
>>> Elizabeth Shaw
>>> Phillip Island
>>> Victoria

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