Project Description

‘THOROUGHLY MODERN: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM MOIR + HEATHER SUTHERLAND’, CANBERRA 2012

‘… Heather McDonald Sutherland and Malcolm Johnson Moir were born in Sydney in 1903 within two days of each other. Heather was born 25 May 1903 at Point Piper, the eldest of four children from her father William’s first marriage to Clare. Malcolm was the second son of Donald and Dulcabella Moir, and he was born at Petersham Hospital in Sydney’s inner west on 27 May 1903. The couple forged a considerable personal and professional partnership in the early and middle years of the Federal Capital Canberra.’