Museum defends historical game

By Judith Kerr
Updated November 22 2012 - 5:52pm, first published 3:30pm
The Benevolent Asylum on North Stradbroke Island in 1906. Photo: Courtesy of the North Stradbroke Island Museum.
The Benevolent Asylum on North Stradbroke Island in 1906. Photo: Courtesy of the North Stradbroke Island Museum.
Museum researcher Elisabeth Gondwe, museum president Geoff Moore and the museum's Lisa Jackson in the Foul Ward, a replica Benevolent Asylum building that houses the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum artefacts.
Museum researcher Elisabeth Gondwe, museum president Geoff Moore and the museum's Lisa Jackson in the Foul Ward, a replica Benevolent Asylum building that houses the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum artefacts.
Some of the historical artefacts in the museum.
Some of the historical artefacts in the museum.
HISTORY LESSON:?Artist Jo Kaspari (left) and North Stradbroke ISland Museum researcher Elisabeth Gondwe put the finishing touches on the board game, which was funded by a Regional Arts Development Fund grant.
HISTORY LESSON:?Artist Jo Kaspari (left) and North Stradbroke ISland Museum researcher Elisabeth Gondwe put the finishing touches on the board game, which was funded by a Regional Arts Development Fund grant.

NORTH Stradbroke Island Museum researcher Elisabeth Gondwe has dismissed claims her educational game, based on the island's asylum and cemetery, denigrates war veterans.

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