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KALEIDOSCOPE

March 31 - December 23
RHSV Gallery Downstairs, 239 A'Beckett St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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This exhibition is biography imagined through the lens of a Kaleidoscope. The viewer is offered fragments of the lives represented here. There is no linear narrative. Each time the kaleidoscope turns, a different story emerges. There are repeating patterns but different emphases and new ways of seeing, new reflections, new refractions. No one story dominates and one story does not fit all.

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2:00 pm

Celebrating 150 Years of State Schooling in Victoria

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Watsonia Library, 4-6 Ibbottson Street, Watsonia, 4-6 Ibbottson Street,
Watsonia, VIC Australia
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Free

It is Family History Month at Yarra Plenty Regional Library. The 150th anniversary of State Schooling in Victoria provides fresh opportunities for family, school and local historians. Some type of 'formal schooling' has played part in most families' and local communities' lives, particularly in recent times. The Education Act of 1872 (Victoria) was the first
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7:15 pm

‘Re-Living the Early Days’: Memory, childhood and self-indigenisation in Hotham/North Melbourne.

August 3 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Henry Bastow Institute, 603 - 615 Queensberry St, North Melbourne 3051.
North Melbourne, victoria 3051 Australia
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This talk will analyse an archive of letters, written in 1934–5 during the centenary celebrations of Melbourne, by adults who were children in the 1860s and 70s in Hotham. Through these letters we can uncover a narrative of self-indigenisation of the settler residents, that is their positioning of white colonial-born children of Hotham as natural
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