National Archives of Australia

Issue 11 July 2013

 

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'Mummy's darling': the circus lion in the suburbs

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

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’.



Children's stories fit for a prince

Children’s stories fit for a prince

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



Australian whaling history preserved in the Archives

Australian whaling history preserved in the Archives

Find out why whale’s teeth are in the National Archives’ collection – and how they help tell the story of Australia’s whaling past.



Hackers get creative with Archives data

Hackers get creative with Archives data

A look at GovHack 2013, where hackers across Australia put a new spin on the Archives’ passenger arrivals data.



Drowning in information? Navigating the digital age through collaboration and change

Drowning in information? Navigating the digital age through collaboration and change

During Information Management Month, Director-General David Fricker reflected on the role of the Archives in an age that threatens ‘information overload’.



What a gem! For your eyes only

What a gem! For your eyes only

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



In brief: Issue 11

In brief: Issue 11

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



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