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On the centenary of Walter Burley Griffin’s arrival in Australia, the Walter Burley Griffin Society is celebrating the Griffins’ Canberra as part of the Canberra 100 program of events. Walter Burley Griffin first arrived in Australia in August 1913 after winning the international competition for the design of Australia’s national capital the year before.

The Society’s celebrations will include:

  • Marion Mahony Griffin Lecture 2013, Thursday 15 August, 6pm
  • The Griffins’ Canberra: 100 years symposium, Friday 16 August
  • Bus tour of the Griffins’ Canberra, Saturday 17 August

See the Events webpage for further information.

Canberra centenary celebrations Thursday 15 August to Saturday 17 August 2013 |

Marion Mahony (1871–1961), photograph courtesy Art Institute of Chicago