SYMPOSIUM & EXHIBITION Castlemaine

Major Mitchell : Australia Felix

Symposium and Exhibition.

23-25 Sept 2011

Castlemaine Town Hall

25 Lyttleton st. Castlemaine Victoria.


Major Mitchell : Australia Felix

1836 – 2011 : 175 Years

“the Expedition Exhibition” Sat & Sun: Town Hall 10am – 5pm

Thursday 22nd:

” the Expedition Exhibition” – Presentations for School groups

Friday 23rd:

EXHIBITION LAUNCH :  5 – 7 pm  ” the Expedition Exhibition”

– on display throughout the weekend at the Town Hall


SYMPOSIUM

Sat 24th:

10 – 11 am: Welcome to Country;

“the Expedition Exhibition”  Presentation about the works of T L Mitchell, and Eliza Tree

12- 2 pm : The Indigenous Cultural Landscape, Jaara Country

Speakers : Gerry Gill & John Tully

3 – 5 pm : Expedition to Australia Felix – T L Mitchell, and Colonial Australia

Speakers : John Read, & Eliza Tree

Sun 25th

10 am – 12: Geology, Indigenous, Environment.

Speakers: Dr Ian Clark & Ian Higgins

1 – 4 pm : Major Mitchell, early Melb / Victoria, Explorers & Pastoralism

Speakers: Gregory Eccleston, Doug Ralph, Fred Cahir.

4 – 5pm: General Discussion, Q & A.

Hot Soup and discussion to follow.

A small contribution, greatfully received from Regional Arts Victoria.