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Hawke House

Hawke House

Centrelink Office - 63 Farquhar Street , Bordertown SA 5268

Hawke House

This house was built in 1885 as the National Bank office and manager's residence. In 1897 it was bought by the Congregational church and became their manse. In 1929 it was the birthplace of Robert James Lee Hawke, Prime Minister of Australia 1983-1991, son of Clement and Ellie Hawke, nee Lee.

Clement Hawke was Congregational Minister in Bordertown from 1928 until 1935, when the family moved to Maitland on the Yorke Peninsula, and subsequently to Perth. The house remained the manse until the Uniting Church was formed in 1977, when it was sold and became a private house. It is now known as Hawke House and houses the offices of community organisations.

If you are interested in Bob Hawke, you may also want to visit the Bob Hawke Gallery.


Opening Hours

Monday 10:00AM - 04:30PM
Tuesday 10:00AM - 04:30PM
Wednesday 10:00AM - 04:30PM
Thursday 10:00AM - 04:30PM
Friday 10:00AM - 04:30PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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Tatiara District Council

43 Woolshed Street

Bordertown SA 5268

T: (08) 8752 1044


Wifi Location: Front foyer

Morning Loaf Bakery

81 North Terrace

Bordertown SA 5268

Wifi location: Front foyer

Tolmer Park

North Terrace

Bordertown SA 5268

Wifi location: Park

Keith Institute

Heritage Street

Keith SA 5267

Wifi location: Park

Don Moseley Park

Memorial Avenue

Keith SA 5267

Wifi location: Park

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