Thursday 8 November 2018, 5:30 – 7:30pm | Canberra
David Fletcher Jones (1895–1977) (left) with his friend Stan and their hawker’s wagon, 1918. Courtesy of the Jones Family Collection.
Hear the stories of individuals who transcended the experience of war to build new lives through their determination and resilience. Our panel of speakers will discuss the various ways in which people turned their trauma into positive life-enhancing achievements. Inspired by the Archives' forthcoming online exhibition, 1918: A different life.
Dr Laura Cook - Exhibitions curator, National Archives of Australia
Dr Ian Hodges - Historian, Department of Veteran's Affairs
Curtis McGrath OAM - Gold medal Paralympian and ex-Australian Army combat engineer
Leesa Kwok - RSL LifeCare Manager and Invictus Games Ambassador
6–7.30pm panel discussion
National Archives of Australia
Members Dining Room 3 (entry via Queen Victoria Terrace)
Old Parliament House
18 King George Terrace Parkes
Free, bookings essential