Monday 15 May 2017

Latest National Archives of Australia news

The latest news bulletin from the National Archives of Australia ( is now available online at

The newsletter includes:

Details of the archive's latest exhibitions, Facing Two Fronts: the fight for respect and Indigenous Australians at War from the Boer War to the Present,

Information on three travelling exhibitions - A Place to Call Home? Migrant hostel memories, the Qantas Founders Museum, Longreach; A Ticket to Paradise?, the Newcastle Museum; and Without Consent: Australia's past adoption practices, Museum of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga

News of two forthcoming talks in Adelaide - South Australian lighthouses, and Inventions that changed the world – or didn't.

(With thanks to the NAA)


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