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  • 6 March 2010
    Walgett Historical Society Meeting.  Old Council Chambers at 10.00am    

Walgett District Historical Society receives 2009 IMAGinE Award

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Opening of Australian Journeys Gallery, National Museum of Australia, Canberra

Wolselely Handpieces at the Australian Journeys Gallery on display at Canberra.
Three on the left belong to Walgett District Historical Society

It was my pleasure, following an invitation from the National Museum of Australia to attend the special event of the opening of the Australian Journeys Gallery at Canberra on Thursday 29 January 2009.
I caught a flight from Dubbo to Sydney and another flight from Sydney to Canberra, arriving on a hot afternoon to be met by Cheryl Crilly, Museum Curator, Australian Society and Culture and Laina Hall who conveyed me to my accommodation at University House, very roomy and comfortable, surrounded by lovely shady trees. More…