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“Bonegilla’s Beginnings” by Ann Tündern-Smith, Book Launch

Bonegillas Beginnings

Sydney Book launch, 6th of March 2008

You are invited to the launch of a new contribution to Australia history

“Bonegilla’s Beginnings” by Ann Tündern-Smith

Guest speakers:

Mary Elizabeth Calwell DTheol BA
daughter of our first Federal Minister for Immigration, Rt Hon Arthur Augustus Calwell KCSG, and author of his forthcoming biography

Tiiu Salasoo MSc Dip Tert Ed
youngest Estonian in the first party of migrants to Bonegilla, the first and largest Migrant Reception and Training Centre in Australia; Tiiu is a former botanist who became a researcher in education and linguistics

Compere
Terry Kass MA (Hons) Dip Ed
Professional historian and chairman of the board of the Estonian Archives in Australia

6 pm on 6 March 2008
at
History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney
(opposite the Botanic Gardens)

RSVP for catering to Reet Simmul
by 28 February 2008

By Kristi Barrow

Loves all things Estonian. Especially Crafters Elderflower gin. Aussie born.

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