Settlement on the site commenced in about 1838. Present-day Mugga Mugga is set on seventeen hectares of grazing land, its centerpiece is a simple cottage built for the head shepherd of Duntroon in the 1870s.
OPEN HOUSE: Mother’s Day
Sun 10 May: 1.30–4.30pm
Visit Mugga-Mugga cottage this Mother’s Day and gain an insight into the lives of the rural workers who worked the Limestone Plains. Following a tour of the cottage, a self-serve afternoon tea will be provided in the Education Centre.
Free entry for mothers and grandmothers, otherwise normal admission.
SYLVIA CURLEY ORATION: Professor Zsuzsoka Kecskes
Sun 24 May: 2–4pm
A driving force of innovation and a willingness to push gendered boundaries, Professor Zsuzsoka Kecskes, Neonatal specialist and ACT Australian of the Year 2014, is best known for her inspiring and award-winning work with babies and families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children. Professor Kecskes will discuss the revolutionary shifts that are occurring in hospital practice today, and reflect on her highly accomplished work and research which continues to inform best-practice treatment of newborn babies in Australia and around the world. A lecture to honour Sylvia Curley’s dedication to innovation and improvement in the medical profession.
Free, RSVP by Wed 20 May.
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