• Immerse yourself in life in the 1940s for a day wearing clothing of the time, enjoying children’s entertainments and eating an...
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  • An artefact is any item made by humans. It can prompt memories and reflect family and community histories that provide...
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  •   Private motorists issued with enough petrol to drive about 20 miles per week in order to cope with the huge demands
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  • As Prime Minister of Australia Ben Chifley became the subject of many images - photos, portraits, sketches and cartoons...
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  • An easy way to clean a chenille bedspread, which is very difficult to handle on your own when wet, is to hang
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  • Ben Chifley, Australia's Prime Minister from 1945 - 1949, has been called Australia's best-loved prime minister.
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  • Today Ben Chifley is remembered in all sorts of ways in and around Bathurst.  The most important memories of Ben are those
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  • Step 1 Select a historic site to study. Number 10 Busby Street, the home of Ben and Elizabeth Chifley throughout their married
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  • Conducting an oral history interview with some one who lived in the 1940's is an excellent way to understand what life was
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  • With food in short supply, people used recipes that required limited ingredients or used small amounts of rationed foods...
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  • When you visit Ben Chifley’s home in Busby Street you will be able to see many of the things that he used in
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