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The Curse of McGregor Hall strikes again

By 18 February 2011 3

construction site

The ABC reports that the construction site at the corner of Marcus Clarke and Barry Drive has had to be shut down after a second nasty accident:

a 29-year-old plumber working at the site of new Australian National University accommodation at Acton broke his pelvis when part of the wall of a trench collapsed on him.

Last month another worker was injured when he fell into the same trench.

The site is shut down while a safety audit is being completed.

Incidentally does anyone know why the crane work lights are left on during the day?

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3 Responses to The Curse of McGregor Hall strikes again
#1
Thumper12:15 pm, 18 Feb 11

Okay, which one of you CMC members cursed the site?

#2
shelleymc2:03 am, 20 Feb 11

More like, which one of us didn’t…?

#3
damien haas6:13 pm, 27 Mar 12

Im glad they knocked this building down. That carpark and chipbark mound that now sits exactly where McGregor Hall used to, was sure worth the loss of a much loved community building with heritage.

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