National Archives of Australia

Arts and culture

Remembering Gay Pride Week

Issue 12 December 2013

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. Continue reading

A special bond with our national capital

Issue 12 December 2013

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

In brief: Issue 12

Issue 12 December 2013

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

‘Mummy’s darling’: the circus lion in the suburbs

Issue 11 July 2013

Discover the tale of the wild beast in Melbourne's suburbs, from the days when exotic animals were an integral part of the circus, the 'greatest show on earth'. Continue reading

Children’s stories fit for a prince

Issue 11 July 2013

What to buy for a royal baby? We look at the options considered for Australia's gift to Prince William in 1982. Continue reading

What a gem! For your eyes only

Issue 11 July 2013

Meet the writer who dared to ask for a subscription to a banned American magazine. Continue reading

In brief: Issue 11

Issue 11 July 2013

Constitution Day speakers forum asks who cares about the Constitution, an online network for Indigenous research, the latest exhibitions news, and more. Continue reading

Inside Design 29: the visitor experience

Issue 10 April 2013

A look inside the augmented reality experience of Design 29: creating a capital, an Archives' exhibition celebrating the centenary of Australia's national capital. Continue reading

In brief: Issue 10

Issue 10 April 2013

Forced Adoptions project, hundreds of family historians attend Shake Your Family Tree events, the latest exhibitions and events news, and more. Continue reading

Banned: The Catcher in the Rye

Issue 9 January 2013

Delve into the secret collection of Australia's censors, and find out how the banning of a literary classic brought the Australian censorship regime under scrutiny. Continue reading