Submission – Dr Wally Franklin

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Dr Wally Franklin was the Executive Director of the First Fleet Re-enactment Company betweem 1984 and 1988.

This submission provides context for the 1988 Bicentennial event of the re-enactment of the European fleet which arrived in Sydney on 26th January 1788. It also outlines research conducted by Dr Trish Franklin, which investigates “Cultural interaction in the Wimmera between the Wotjobaluk Nation and early Europeans, with particular reference to the Ebenezer Mission Station 1842 – 1886.”