Chinese Australian History and Heritage The history of Chinese settlemen in Australia has undergone various phases from the turbulent days on the goldfields, the discriminatory anti-Chinese legislation enacted by the colonies and the Immigration Restriction Act 1901, to the post WWI policies and the era of diplomatic relations between the Australian and Chinese Governments. The City of Canada Bay Heritage Society invites you to join us to hear a talk by Daphne Lowe Kelley on Chinese Australian History and Heritage at the City of Canada Bay Museum 1 Bent Street, Concord on Saturday, 7th February, 2015 at 1:30 for 2:00 pm sharp The talk will be followed by light refreshments and a chance to chat with the speaker Admission: FREE (donations always welcome) Daphne Lowe Kelley is a retired teacher and business woman who has also been involved in a number of professional and community organisations for many years. She is one of the founders of the Chinese Heritage Association of Australia and served as the President from 2003-2012. Her community service, spanning more than 30 years in the wider Australian community was recognised in 2011 when she was the recipient of a NSW Premier’s Chinese Community Service Award - the Jack Wong Sue Award for Voluntary Service Beyond the Chinese Community. Our Society regularly arranges interesting guest speakers and subjects on the first Saturday of each month. These talks are open to anyone who would like to come. For more information about our society visit www.canadabayheritage.asn.au or phone 9744-8528 Our Museum is open Wednesday &Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00 . Our current display is “The Concord Repatriation General Hospital”.
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