Talks & Events

  • Friends Breakfast

    Friday 11 October, 8:30am

    Friends of the Shrine are invited to join us for the second Friends social for 2019; a very special breakfast. Enjoy a delicious Middle Eastern styled grazing breakfast prepared by Free to Feed and exclusive access to our Changed forever exhibition while catching up with other Friends. Free to Feed are a not for profit social enterprise catering company who employ refugees, people seeking asylum and new migrants.

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    Shrine Visitor Centre, Friday 11 October, 8.30am – 10am.
    Free for Friends of the Shrine, $30 for guests of Friends of the Shrine.

    Bookings are essential by 5pm Sunday 29 September. Late bookings will not be accepted.

    Support the Shrine by becoming a Friend today and access exclusive benefits such as invitations to our biannual Friends events, exhibition launches and attend public programs for free.

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  • Lessons Learned?

    Thursday 31 October, 12:00pm

    The successes or failures of prolonged military campaigns have often been decided by the health of the combat troops. On 20th February 1942, Colonels H Fairley and I Mackerras wrote 'when exposed to malaria in New Guinea over 50% of the Australian Force may be destroyed'. Malaria did devastate the force. The cause of this near-disaster and the superb research that eliminated the threat will be discussed by Professor Geoffrey Quail.

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