The commemoration of the Island’s Past will provide an opportunity to reflect on the past 100 years. Dates for the event coincide with the first forced placement of people on Great Palm Island. Events will include a re-enactment of the arrival of the first people placed on Palm Island, a community parade and historical collections and displays.

Events

Events March 10

Artefact Exhibition
Exhibiting everyday and extraordinary items representing life on Palm Island over the last 100 years
Sponsorships available for this event. Please contact us for information.

100 years of Health
A history of health services on Palm Island including the Fantome Island Lock Hospital and Lazeret sites Sponsored by Joyce Palmer Health Services

Bwgcolman Education: Reflecting on the past 100 years on Palm Island

April 10 2018
Presenting the history of education on the island together with murals showcasing the past, present and future Sponsored by Bwgcolman Community School

Community Re-enactment
Retracing the footsteps of the first people forcibly placed on Palm Island
Sponsorships available for this event. Please contact us for information.

Community Parade
A community parade reflecting on the last 100 years by schools, sporting clubs and community organisations
Sponsorships available for this event. Please contact us for information.

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