2018 Lecture series


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Presenter:  Larrakeyah Branch of the National Trust NT and Historical Society NT

Date: Feb 16, 2018

Time: 5:30pm

Contact person:  Julie Mastin
T: 08 8946 4835
E: julie.mastin@cdu.edu.au

Location:  Burnett House, 4 Burnett Place, Myilly Point, Larrakeyah

Target audience:  Everyone is most welcome, so please come along for an enlightening talk.

The Larrakeyah Branch of the National Trust NT, together with the Historical Society NT wish to invite you to our first talk for 2018.

The presentation will be held tomorrow evening, Friday 16 February at 6pm, with drink and nibbles available from 5.30pm.

Our guest speaker is Anne Connor and her presentation is titled:  'Two Generations - a memoir of secrets, forgiveness and my father'.

'Two Generations is a story about Jock Connor, a soldier stationed in Darwin during Japan's 1942-1943 bombing. During an Inspection of Arms, Jock's gun accidentally discharges killing his twenty-two-year old friend and fellow soldier. It is a tale of romance, hardship and resilience, and an intimate and imaginative retelling of the lasting effect of secrets on a family, and the greater impact of the Second World War on northern Australia'.

'Anne Connor is an award-winning Melbourne writer, with articles appearing in the Age, Business Review Weekly and various lifestyle and industry magazines'.

Cost: $2 for members of either the National Trust or the Historical Society, and $5 for non-member.