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Tom Uren Trail

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The Tom Uren Trail honours the life of a man committed to working in the service of the human family. The Trail is a circuit commencing at Thornton Park near Balmain East Ferry Walk.

The walk takes 2 hours and invites you come to come and discover the Balmain of Tom Uren, the place where he was born and returned to enjoy the final years of his life.

Tom passed on Australia Day in 2015, and this trail continues his legacy to the local and the wider community.

The Tom Uren Trail honours the life of a man committed to working in the service of the human family.

His was a full life. He worked hard and earnestly, loved large, and learnt from observation and discussion
wherever he went. He practised the art of lifelong learning, always keeping an ear to the ground, combining his intuition and intelligence to work for what he believed throughout his long political life. He was a staunch civil libertarian with a strong sense of social justice.

 The Trail: The trail is 2.3km long, has some steep inclines, and will take 2.5 hours at a relaxed pace.

Tom Uren Map