Sunday, 14 September 2014
Seminar & Tours
Seminar Remembrance Avenues & WW1 Veteran Douglas Grant
Avenues of honour were planted as enduring reminders of wartime sacrifice.
Memorial plantings at Callan Park add to the significance of this cultural landscape
Douglas Grant spent 2 years as a POW in WW1 and, as an Aboriginal, was of considerable interest to German anthropologists. Learn about the Sydney Harbour Bridge War Memorial he designed whilst a patient in Callan Park’s Repat Ward B.
Speakers: Chris Betteridge and Tony Griffiths
Tours & afternoon tea (no tunnels)
Following afternoon tea – tour the modernist UniTas campus designed by Michael Dysart, through Broughton Hall (13th Army Auxiliary Hospital during wartime), ending at Sydney Harbour Bridge War Memorial opened 1931.
TIME Seminar 2.00 – 3.30 pm Tours: 3.30 & 4.00 pm
VENUE Conference Room, University of Tasmania, Glover Street Lilyfield between Perry and Church Streets – follow signs from intersection of Glover and Perry Streets, Lilyfield
COST $20 per person (children under 18 are free)
PAYMENT Cheque payable to Friends of Callan Park PO Box 238, Rozelle 2039
EFT BSB 633 000 Act. # 142343243 Payment must include your surname and month of event, eg Sept
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