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Gustav Weindorfer
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Start Date:
23 Feb 1874
End Date:
05 May 1932
Botanist and Conservationist, Gustav Weindorfer emigrated from Austria and arrived in Melbourne in 1900 as a diplomat for the Austro-Hungarian Consulate. He was a member of the Victorian Field Naturalists' Club and later moved to Tasmania in 1906 and settled in the Cradle Mountain area. Together with his wife, Kate, they built 'Waldheim' Chalet which was open to the public in 1912.