Burton Garran Hall Timeline

Burton Hall built

Burton Hall was built in order to be operational in 1965 but by January of that year the Women's quarters (C Block) was the only one completed. This meant that the new students (all male) were two to a room for the first part of the year.
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BURTON HALL RULES

1. Members are responsible for any damage to the furniture or fittings ...
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First annual ball at ANU

“PEOPLE, PARTIES AND BALLS... First annual ball at ANU GIRLS who attended the ...
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First Warden of Garran Hall

Tuesday 26 October (1965 -1974) Lecturer arrives "Dr J. R. T. Short took up du...
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Using the stepping stones in Sullivans Creek, Miss Alison Harvie takes a short cut across the ANU campus from her game of tennis to return to Burton Hall.
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1967 Burton Hall Residents

From Rex's website
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The Burton Hall-Garran Hall Art Exhibition

“The Burton Hall-Garran Hall art exhibition opened last night at the Australian National Universit...
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1968 Art Show

WINE TO AID THE PALETTE Lady Huxley, wife of the former Vice-Chancellor of the ANU, admire...
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In The Swim

From left: Sue Tunney, Jo Talberg, Helen Bray and Margaret MacKormick, all students at the ANU and working in the basement of Garran Hall on underwater decorations - fishing nets, a yellow submarine, sea horses and psychedelic fish - for the annual ball which will attract about 300 dancers to the residential college tomorrow night.
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Co-ed

In 1969 the VC approves the proposal to reorganize the accommodation to provide alternate floors for...
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Garran the first licenced Hall at ANU

1970

  Council agrees to ANU liquor Saturday 14th March 1970 ...
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Burgmann and Graduate House open

1971 Burgmann and Graduate house open...
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Barbara Burton awarded M.B.E

June 1971 Mrs (Barbara) Burton was awarded an M.B.E for her services to education in Canb...
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Lunchtime beers

Liquor at ANU The order covering purchase and sale of liquor at Bruce Hall was to be amend...
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Progress

1974 Warden and a student rep are invited to the Burton governing body and vice versa....
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Accommodation Crisis

1974 Corin Huts acquired and placed on campus to ease the accommodation crisis...
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Self Catering

1977 a review and working party appointed by the VC proposed that Garran Hall be converted to self c...
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Room service abolished

1974 Room Service abolished and in 1975 the housekeeper was doing inspections for maintenance and he...
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New Warden - Mike Gore

Mike Gore becomes Warden of Garran Hall from 1975-78...
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Two Halls merge

1983 the two colleges merged to become Burton & Garran Hall...
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1983 BAGMA is founded

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1994 Commencement Ball

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1994 Valete

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Burton Hall celebrates 50 years

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