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Scheyville Camp precinct - Scheyville


Throughout the twentieth century, the buildings and public spaces of Scheyville played host to many different people, groups and projects: a socialist labour settlement; the Dreadnought Trust's training scheme for young British men; and farm training for Australian city boys. Scheyville even functioned for a time as a military camp and later the largest immigration hostel in Australia, this history is detailed through the Migrant Heritage walk.

Scheyville may be a national park now, but the site's heritage is as clear as ever in Scheyville Camp precinct, where visitors can wander around old buildings and learn about the past way of life here via interpretive signs. This is a particularly good stop for history buffs, school students, or people just looking to bookend a relaxing picnic with some light learning. Expect to find several easy walks around restored... Visit website for more info

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