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CHIFLEY HOME AND EDUCATION CENTRE RESOURCES
Explore life in the 1940s
We have developed a wealth of stories and content for you to enjoy along with useful resources for you to explore life in the 1940s if you are learning at home.
Make cakes, deserts and even soap from Mrs Chifley’s Recipes
Railway Cake. – Take on and a half cups of flour, 1 cup sugar, 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons butter, 4 tablespoons milk, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, drop of essence. Rub the butter, baking powder and salt into the flour, beat eggs and sugar well together; add milk ad mix into the flour. Bake in a flat tin in a quick oven.
Ben and Elizabeth Chifley
Joseph Benedict Chifley, known to friends and public as Ben or Chif, was born in Bathurst on 22 September 1885.
Elizabeth Gibson McKenzie, Lizzie to friends, was born on 1 August 1886 only metres from No.10 Busby Street.
Learn more about Ben and Elizabeth with these information sheets and activities
Read more about Ben and Elizabeth
Who was Ben Chifley?
Ben Chifley Quiz