Issy Wyner recalls the evictions that took place during the Depression, the neighbourliness that helped families cope and the local responses to him as a Jew.
Housed in one of Australia’s most-loved buildings, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House brings the journey of Australian democracy to life—presenting its past, present and possible futures.
Enjoy a range of innovative exhibitions, tours and public programs that challenge and inspire. There are also special activities and spaces for children to explore.
Open daily 9am–5pm
(closed Christmas Day)
Free during Heritage Festival
$2 adults, $1 children and concessions, $5 family
18 King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra
For more information see Visiting
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From the Collection
Maple bench settee with sprung and padded back and seat upholstered in green leather; plain arms with moulded edges and fielded decorated fronts, leather inserts tacked to inner and outer arms; backrest folds down to horizontal orientation; fielded decorated apron on a block platform base.