A Program of Commemorative Events

There are few who could claim to have had such a fundamental impact on the development of Victoria's cultural, educational and legal landscape as Sir Redmond Barry (1813 - 1880). To celebrate the 200th year since the birth of this colourful and controversial figure, the State Library of Victoria, Supreme Court of Victoria and the University of Melbourne are offering a suite of events to explore the character, impact and legacy of Sir Redmond Barry's life work in the City of Melbourne and the State of Victoria.

29 May 2013: Redmond Barry: behind closed doors

Guided Walking Tour, 1:00 to 3:00pm
A visit to the Old Magistrates Court Building and the Supreme Court Library.  Meet your hosts near the entry to the Old Melbourne Gaol in Russell Street at 1:00pm.
Free admission (limited places)
Inquiries: Contact barry200@justice.vic.gov.au or 9603 9197 to secure a place by 27 May 2013