Live and Learn - 20th Century Western Australia

Date: 16 April 2021
Start Time: 10.00 am
End Time: 11.30 am
Venue Details:

Duncraig Library

Cnr Warwick Road and Marmion Avenue,


Map and Directions
$3.00 payable at the door

The last decade of the 19th century brought unprecedented wealth to Western Australia through the discovery of commercial quantities of gold deposits in the State. This and an upsurge in the agricultural industry set the scene for the State to expand and develop as never before, turning it from Australia’s backwater into a commercial force to be reckoned with.

Sadly, the growth was hampered by two World Wars and the Great Depression, but from the 1950s the State surged forward on the back on mineral booms in such commodities as iron and gold.

In this talk, Richard will discuss how the 20th brought both success and downfalls to Western Australia.

Cost $3.00. Book online.

Please note, the presentation will run for approximately one hour, followed by refreshments.

For further information on this event please call the City on 9400 4751.

Registration for this event is now closed.