Edwin Hubert Henderson Architect

This site is dedicated to the life and work of Edwin Hubert Henderson, architect (1885-1939). Henderson was Chief Architect of the Commonwealth of Australia from 1929-1939.

The GPO Inquiry

GPO Extension

The 1939 Royal Commission into the Contracts for the Extension of the Sydney GPO would ultimately lead to Henderson’s suicide.  The saga of the GPO Extension is a complex one, involving money, politics, allegations of corruption, administrative failure and the law.






Building 1942 - Sydney GPO External

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