National Archives of Australia

Issue 10 April 2013

 

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The common grief of Empire: early Anzac Days in Britain

Professor Bruce Scates looks at the first Anzac Days in Britain and explains how they united an Empire in mourning.



Postman_100

Return to sender? Not if the postie could help it

Romantic entanglements, earthquakes and the detective skills of postal staff are on display in a late 19th-century file of postal ‘curiosities’.



Destination: Australia

Destination: Australia: the curator’s favourites

Archives curator Tracey Clarke shares some of her favourite images from the vast Immigration Photographic Archive.



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Prohibition in Canberra: King O’Malley and the ‘dry’ capital

Discover the ‘dry’ years of Australia’s national capital and the charismatic politician who fought against the ‘stagger juice’.



Design 29

Inside Design 29: the visitor experience

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



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What a gem! Don’t drink six middies an hour and drive

Meet the Aussie ‘slobs’ who featured in a 1970s campaign against drink-driving.



Secret

In brief: Issue 10

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



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