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The December 2016 edition of the JCPML Information Update newsletter is now available. This month’s edition covers: Changing newsletter Ambassador-Designate Richard Andrews visits the JCPML Recommissioning the JCPML cool room 50 Years of Innovation Season’s Greetings
Seventy-five years after he became Prime Minister, Associate Professor Deborah Gare will explore how John Curtin’s actions against conscription in the First World War shaped his approach to Australia’s involvement in the Second. Date: Thursday 17 November 2016 5.45pm for a 6pm start Venue: The Grove Library, cnr Stirling Highway and Leake St Peppermint Grove […]
JCPML00376/115 Curtin Government after Swearing In, October 1941 75 years ago the Curtin government was formed on 7 October 1941. When John Curtin was sworn in as Australia’s 14th Prime Minister, his appointment followed a turbulent period which saw the resignation of two prime ministers in six weeks. Robert Menzies having lost the support of […]
The July 2016 issue of the JCPML Information Update newsletter is now available. In this edition: The 17th JCPML Anniversary Lecture presented by Ms Sally Warhaft Signing the John Curtin Gallery lift
The 2016 JCPML Anniversary Lecture video and pre-prepared speech notes by Ms Sally Warhaft are available on the JCPML website.
The 2016 JCPML Anniversary Lecture will be held on Wednesday 29 June at the John Curtin Gallery. Ms Sally Warhaft will present the lecture titled Curtin’s Call: what our 14th prime minister would make of the federal election campaign. The Honourable Julia Gillard, Patron of the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library, will give an introduction. […]
Follow Triple Solo Sailor for daily ‘updates’ on Jon Sanders’ record breaking voyage from 25 May 2016 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Parry Endeavour‘s journey. All blog and Twitter information is sourced from original logbooks, photos and footage taken on the voyage from the Project Endeavour: Jon Sanders’ Triple Circumnavigation of the World Collection. The […]
The May 2016 issue of the JCPML newsletter is now available. In this edition: Sally Warhaft speaks at the 2016 JCPML Anniversary Lecture
“On Monday, Westralian Labor will celebrate its annual festival. What a day!” John Curtin, 30 April 1926. In 1921 observance of May Day as Labour Day replaced the holiday and parades of Eight Hour Day which had previously taken place in October. From 1949 the Labour Day holiday became the first Monday in March. The holiday […]