81st anniversary of the Dunera Boys in Tatura & opening exhibition of art by Paul Mezulianick
You are invited to a special event, presented by the Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Monash University and the Dunera Association, marking the 81st anniversary of the Dunera Boys and Queen Mary internees landing in Tatura. The event will […]
KURT KRISZHABER MEMORIAL PROJECT
The project to place a monument on the unmarked grave of Kurt Kriszhaber derived from an exhibition at the Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Naples, Florida. In that exhibition a letter was shown which had been written by Kurt […]
80th Anniversary event – Survival through Sculpture: Dunera, Queen Mary & the art of Karl Duldig
In September 1940, the British authorities deported German and Italian ‘enemy aliens’ from Singapore on the Queen Mary. They were taken to an internment camp in Tatura, Victoria, where they joined some of the Dunera internees who had disembarked in […]
79th Anniversary Melbourne Dunera Reunion
The 79th reunion of members and friends of the Dunera Association was held on November 10 at Sukiert Hall, Caulfield Shule. Around 70 people attended and enjoyed the new venue and afternoon high tea format. Peter Felder welcomed everyone present […]
New Gallery at Tatura Museum
On 15 September, 2019 a function was held at the Tatura Wartime Camps Museum. The purpose was two fold: to open a new gallery and to launch the exhibition Immigration and the Refugee: The Art of Erwin Fabian. Attended by […]
79th Anniversary Sydney Dunera Reunion
L-R: Paula James (daughter), Henry James (Dunera) & Leah James (wife).Henry James – 97 ½ yrs old (originally Heinz Jacobius) The Sydney Reunion commemorating the 79th anniversary of the arrival of the Dunera Boys in Sydney was held at the […]
78th Anniversary Tatura Dunera Reunion
Participants viewing the ‘mountain’ of barbed wire which was used in camp 3’.
Hired Military Transport Dunera was a British passenger ship built as a troop transport in the late 1930s. As the storm clouds of war gathered in the late 1930s, thousands of German refugees – either Jewish or politically opposed to […]
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