Many people may not be aware of the extent of Lesley's work because of her modesty but probably most enjoy Lesley for her remarkable wit and marvellous sense of humour. She is much loved by all of her fellow FROGs at Gulf Station.

Lesley Barnes is the President of the Friends and Relations of Gulf Station. Lesley has been tireless in her work for the Trust from being a Board member to her work on many committees from Collections to Interpretation. Her full list of achievements and contributions to the national Trust over a lifetime of service are many.


Follow her story in her words in the video posted below.

Leslie’s Achievements

Chair, Fundraising, Activities and Membership Committee since 1987;

Board Member, 1988-2000;

former Member, Collections Committee;

former Member, Interpretation Committee;

Member, Emeritus Council, 2001; Honorary Member, 1993;

Member, since 1975; Liaison Councillor, Ballarat Branch.

President, Friends and Relations of Gulf Station, since 2000; Member, since 1986.