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As Great Britain marks its declaration of war against Germany in 1914 (and thus the involvement of Australia in the Great War), it’s interesting to note that against this backdrop, Twilight Aged Care – or the Twilight League as it was first known – was already two years into planning its first home. The development of Twilight Aged Care (as it is now known) is a fascinating reflection of the social history of the times. The Sydney Morning Herald of 27th November, 1912 reported as follows … Read More
Amazing to think that as we plan the 100th birthday celebrations of Twilight Aged Care next year, Canberra is celebrating its own Centenary this year.
Image: The official naming ceremony, Canberra, 12 March 1913 (L to R) Governor-General Lord Thomas Denman, Prime Minister Andrew Fisher, Lady Denman and Minister for Home Affairs King O’Malley