Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Garran, Robert

Sir

Summary

Sir Robert Garran joined the Wallaby Club in 1905 and maintained his membership until 1930 [did he move to Canberra at this point?]. He was President in 1909. He was Head of the Federal Attorney General's Department for 31 years, a parliamentary draftsman and was known as the father of the Australian National University, Canberra. He was also their first graduate when he was awarded an LLB Hon. He drafted the Wallaby Club constitution and was the father of Dr R.R. Garran.

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1905 - 1930
Membership - Wallaby Club

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Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 134, additional references page 6, 7, 28, 30, 32, 41, 43, 63, 71, 74, 83, 95, 96, 105, photographs page 14.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

A Private Club

The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

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