Saturday, April 16, 2011

HERITAGE - BURLEY GRIFFINS INCINERATOR


The recent list of Canberra sites being awarded heritage protection include the 1930's Incinerator designed by Walter Burley Griffin located at Westbourne Woods and the nearby Yarralumla Nursery which supplied all of Canberra's original tree plantings.

Surprisingly Gus's Cafe in Civic also gained a place whilst the Uriarra Forestry Settlement did not. I might comment that 14 years for assessment seems an awfully long time...

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Checking out a scarred tree on Isabella Drive

I know of probably 20 or so authentic Aboriginal scarred trees dotted around the landscape of suburban Canberra. I have posted a few time...