Layers of significance – Reconciliation Place and the Acton Peninsula, Canberra

Leanne Dempsey, Mandy Doherty, Anne Faris, Professor Amareswar Galla, Paul House, Andrew Smith and Benita Tunks

Sites of Memory symposium, 28 August 2009

Explores the varying layers of significance of Reconciliation Place and Acton Peninsula in Canberra, both traditional homes of the Ngambri Aboriginal people. The Peninsula was once the site of the Canberra hospital and is now home to the National Museum.

Sites of Memory symposium

  • What is a memory?Dr Judith Slee, Dr Mike Pickering, Professor Paul Pickering and Dr Peter Stanley
  • Memorials and sacred sitesProfessor Claire Smith, Flinders University and Dr Peter Stanley, National Museum of Australia
  • Layers of significance – Reconciliation Place and the Acton Peninsula, CanberraLeanne Dempsey, Mandy Doherty, Anne Faris, Professor Amareswar Galla, Paul House, Andrew Smith and Benita Tunks
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