'Beyond the limits of location'

Friday 30 March to Sunday April 2012

St Clement's Retreat and Conference Centre, Galong

Do join us at the ninth 'Beyond' gathering

Program

Saturday talks and lunch package $70.00
and/or
Galong House Dinner package $60.00

 

Friday 30 March
12.00noon
 

Registration - rooms will be available and the common room facilites with coffee and tea is available for your BYO lunch.

2.00pm
 

Welcome by President Gloria Carlos and seminar coordinators Dr Richard Reid and Cheryl Mongan

2.15pm

 

 

Small school teaching at the Mullion, out from Yass, 1960-1961

Dr Keith Amos, Sydney

3.00pm
 

Afternoon Tea

3.30pm

 

Objects of our affections

Seminar participants are invited to bring an item or document that has a special significance to them, their family or their local community. It is a great talking point!

4.00pm
 

Free time

6.30pm
 

Dinner

7.30pm

 

 

The French Village at Hunter's Hill

Linda Emery, Berrima & District Historical Society

8.15pm

 

 

Grand Depot of the South

Cheryl Mongan, Yass & District Historical Society

8.45pm
  Supper

Saturday 31 March

9.00am

 

 

Wellington's men in Australia

Dr Christine Wright, Braidwood.

9.45am

 

 

 

The AIF and Wagga, returned soldiers in a New South Wales Town

Ian Hodges, Department of Veterans' Affairs

10.30am
 

Morning tea

11.00am

 

 

Bond of Sacrifice

Courtney Page-Allen, Department of Veterans' Affairs

11.45am

 

 

Writing a life of 'Mr Eternity': Arthur Stace

Anne-Marie Conde, National Museum of Australia


1.00pm
 

Lunch

2.00pm

 

 

The Biggest Estate in the World - Keynote speaker

Dr Bill Gammage,   Australian National University

3.00pm

 

 

Time in the Colony: Clocks and culture

Associate Professor Jeff Brownrigg, University of Canberra

3.45pm
 

Afternoon tea - and free time to explore the environs of St Clement's and the historic cemetery.

6.45pm
 

Pre-dinner drinks on the verandah

7.45pm

 

 

Dinner in Galong House

Our evening by candleight will reflect the days when Galong was well 'beyond the limits of location'. We will be observing Earth Hour with a dinner in Galong House to celebrate the pioneering past.

Dr Michael McKernan, consultant historian

Sunday 1 April

9.00am

 

 

Elyne Mitchell: mountain author

Matthew Higgins, Canberra historian.

9.45am

 

 

Testing DNA: uprooting your family tree

Michael Anderson, Dubbo

10.30am  

Morning tea

11.00am

 

 

Ned Ryan's Spectacle case

Dr Richard Reid, Department of Veterans' Affairs

11.45am

 

 

Drysdale war-time Albury

Dr Bruce Pennay OAM, Albury 

12.45pm  

Wrapping it up

Richard Reid & Cheryl Mongan

1.00pm  

Lunch

Please note that times, titles and speakers could vary due to unforeseen circumstances.

The brochure, registration form and travel directions are available as pdf files.

Further details of the venue, accommodation and surroundings at St Clement's Retreat and Conference Centre, Galong are available on our venue page.

Pre-seminar information will be forwarded to all participants upon receipt of full payment.

To register for this event

Please complete the registration form and forward with a cheques made payable to Yass & District Historical Society Inc to

Beyond the Limits of Location Seminar
Yass & District Historical Society Inc
P O Box 304
Yass NSW 2582
Enquiries by E-Mail beyond@yasshistory.org.au

By telephone

Cheryl Mongan 6226 2708 Gloria Carlos 6226 2315 Maureen Collins 6226 1334

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