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50th Anniversary of Soldier Settlement on Flinders Island

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Walker, Judith

Date: 2001-10-12 -

Description: An A4 archival album containing 70 colour photographs of the activities held for the 50th Anniversary of Soldier Settlement on Flinders Island. A week of activities was held, starting with a dinner and book launch on Saturday October 12th at the Flinders Island Sports Club. The book A Job Worth Doing, by Claire Konkes, was launched by Bob Mainwaring. An exhibition of photographs and memorabilia (curated by Kath Anderson) was held at the CWA Room in Whitemark and opened by Jan Brown on Monday October 14th. The Anniversary was the theme for the Flinders Island Show on October 18th. Other smaller activities included farm tours, a church service, a chat night after golf and bowls, a visit to the multipurpose slaughter house and a happy hour at the MPC. Many of the original farmers returned to Flinders Island for the celebrations.

Format: pictorial and artistic works
Object: photo albums

50th Anniversary of Soldier Settlement on Flinders Island

Subjects: soldier settlersanniversaries

People/Orgs: Mainwaring, BobKonkes, ClaireBrown, Jan

Places: Flinders Island, Tasmania

Institution: Furneaux Historical Research Association Inc.

Object number: FHR_00665

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