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Public Talk – Jan Forrest OAM

6 October @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Maralinga and Emu, a dark chapter in Australia’s history

BCSA committee member Jan Forrest OAM will trace the history of the British atomic bomb tests at Emu Field and Maralinga in the 1950s including the clean-up phase and present-day images of the flora and fauna found in this remarkable area of the South Australian landscape.


200 metres east of Marion Rd, and 300 metres north of Anzac Highway

Entry by donation (minimum of $2).

Bookings not required

Please bring supper to share, tea/coffee will be supplied.

Meetings should conclude by 8.30pm.

At the start of each meeting a ten minutes presentation on a ‘Butterfly of the Month’ will be given by a BCSA committee member.

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6 October
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Plympton Community Centre
34 Long Street
Plympton, South Australia 5038 Australia
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