Jenny Horsfield talks about the stories of people on soldier settler blocks during the interwar years
Discover the stories of the eight men who returned from service in the Great War to take up soldier settler blocks on the former Tuggeranong property.
An evening of magical Christmas fun
Visit Calthorpes’ House and celebrate the start of the festive season.
Visit Mugga-Mugga and experience a simpler approach to Christmas.
Lanyon is the perfect playground for inquisitive minds and creative hands
Very few men who served in the Great War returned to Australia unchanged by their experiences. They all lived with the legacy of those years as they tried, with varying degrees of success, to resume civilian life.
In 2014, at age 24, Hannah Wandel founded Country to Canberra, a not-for-profit organisation aimed at raising the profile of young rural women
Men who came back from the Great War could apply for a block of land, as reward for their service from a grateful nation. While such an offer promised a new start for the men and a step into economic security, for many of the men life on the soldier settler blocks brought years of struggle
Learn about caring for your summer vegetable garden and discover the benefits of succession planting to ensure you have vegetables for the whole season.
Why did farm workers need a tin dog? What is a tin dog and how much do you feed it?
Discover the art of Ikebana at Calthorpes House with innovative Sogetsu Ikebana teacher Alexander Evans from HanaKuma Ikebana
Visit the beautiful spring garden and immerse yourself in this classic example of garden city planning during Floriade.
Join Michael Mulvaney, Senior Environment Planner at ACT Parks, as he leads a tour of the lower slope of Red Hill to Canberra’s iconic wattle