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Site Visit: Eirene Mort, Gungahlin Homestead and Soldier On

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Gungahlin Homestead, Crace

80 Bellenden Street

ACT 2912

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Discover the intriguing connections, both past and present, between Eirene Mort, Gungahlin Homestead and Soldier On. Tour this grand, nineteenth century building, outbuildings and the remnant gardens with architectural historian Eric Martin and descendant of the first European land holders, Robert Palmer.

Learn more about Soldier On, Gungahlin Homestead’s current tenants, who offer a range of services for returned soldiers with Genevieve Hopkins, Veteran and Family Support Officer. Soldier On’s work is a contemporary evolution of the occupational therapy classes Eirene Mort, and others from the Arts and Craft Society of NSW, pioneered with returned soldiers of World War One.

Continue the conversation over morning tea in the courtyard of the Homestead.

In partnership with Soldier On, proceeds to support the work of Soldier On.

Bookings by Thursday 22 February

Friday 23 February: 10am–11.30am


Image: Mort (standing third from left) and Weston (third from right) with returned soldiers from Australian Commonwealth Military Forces c.1920

National Library of Australia, Canberra. Courtesy of Tim Thelander


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