National Archives of Australia

Issue 12 December 2013

 

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Anzac mystery solved

Zoe D’Arcy discusses how a trans-Tasman family mystery was solved using the Archives’ records, and how an exciting new website may be able to shed light on other similar mysteries.



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Life in the ‘town that sprang from nowhere’

Sara King tells us what social and community life was like in the early days of Woomera in remote South Australia.



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Remembering Gay Pride Week

Rare Archives images of Adelaide’s first Gay Pride Week parade in 1973 have recently been used in an exhibition. Elizabeth Masters talks to curator Nick Henderson.



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A special bond with our national capital

Senior Archives conservator Ian Batterham looks back on his 30-year journey caring for the stunning Griffin designs for Canberra.



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What a gem! Myer Goldberg and his reversible knickers

The amusing story of ‘two knickers in one’.



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A genealogy of the Commonwealth: Administrative Arrangement Orders

Find out how the Archives plays the role of family historian of the Commonwealth.



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In brief: Issue 12

News and information from the Archives, including the Larrakia petition handover, Vintage Canberra Facebook page, exhibition news and Audiovisual World Heritage Day.