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·The National Museum of Australia is a social history museum. We explore the land, nation and people of Australia. We focus on Indigenous histories and cultures…
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Warlpiri drawings remembering the future
Warlpiri drawings remembering the future by Olivia Heidrich 16 August 2014 Stories of resilience, exile and humour feature in a new National Museum of Australia exhibition in Canberra, in which over 100 vibrant crayon drawings trace a turbulent period of social change for the Warlpiri people of central Australia.
Media Release: Qantas Founders Museum to host Shrine Of Remembrance Touring Exhibition “Indigenous Australians at war from the Boer War to the Present” | Qantas Founders Museum
Graduation Day 25 November 1944 Seymour, Victoria. Photographer unknown. Lieutenant Reg Saunders (left) and Lieutenant Tom Derrick VC DCM, congratulate each other following their graduation from the Office Cadet Training Unit at Seymour
A8-328 | Bristol Beaufighter Mk.21 | Australia - Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) | Wal Nelowkin | JetPhotos
Vertical aspect Interior View of the Nose/ Flight Deck of Bristol (DAP)156 Beaufighter Mk.21 A8-328 on display at the Australian National Aviation Museum (ANAM) Moorabbin Victoria during the ‘Open Cockpit Day’ on 08Nov2014. The Beaufighter fuselage cross-section is distinctive. (Aircraft Marked to represent A8-39, Code EH-K.) A8-328 was Allotted to 1AD on 09Sep1945, stored at Tocumwal, and Converted to a Target Tug (TT) from 10Nov1950. Allotted to 30(TT)Squadron on 17Sep1953...
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Horses have played an invaluable role in shaping the history of Australia. On exhibition now through March 9, 2015 at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra, Spirited: Australia’s Horse Story, honors and celebrates the elevated states of the horse in Australian culture.
On their own: Britain's child migrants
As ideas about child welfare changed and living standards in Britain rose, fewer and fewer children were available for child migration schemes. Most had closed by the mid-1960s, but the children's experiences – whether good or bad – will stay with them.Party of children at Fairbridge Farm School, Molong, 1939
The Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) is a federally-operated maritime museum located in Darling Harbour, Sydney. After consideration of the idea to establish a maritime museum, the Federal government announced that a national maritime museum would be constructed at Darling Harbour, tied into the New South Wales State government's redevelopment of the area for the Australian bicentenary.
Waratah Motorcycle c1924 Villiers
Australian made Waratah on display at the National Motorcycle Museum This appears to be a circa 1924 1.5hp (possibly 2.5hp), two speed Villers-powered model. Waratahs were manufactured in Sydney, NSW from before 1911 to about 1948. A variety of engines were used over the years including Fafnir, Villiers, VTS, Norman & Excelsior. Early models used Sun frames fitted with Druid & Brampton forks.
While staying at @HotelKurrajong in Barton, Instagrammer @laurenepbath shot this photo on a stroll around the neighbourhood. This beautiful area is close to the Parliamentary Triangle, home to many of Australia’s national gems including @nationalgalleryaus, @npg_canberra, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, Questacon and Parliament House. The Triangle is easily explored by foot; you can gallery hop among the attractions and enjoy a bite to eat at cafes inside most.