National Archives of Australia

Posts Tagged as: 1970s

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

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

Issue 10 April 2013

Meet the Aussie 'slobs' who featured in a 1970s campaign against drink-driving. Continue reading

When the Minister met Mick: Rolling Stones 1973 tour

Issue 9 January 2013

With the Rolling Stones recently celebrating 50 years together, Your Memento revisits the band’s 1973 tour to Australia and secret government records that reveal why it almost didn’t happen. Continue reading

Promoting history, culture and literature: ABC television and the creative writer

Issue 4 October 2011

The role of creative writers in ABC television drama of the 1960s and 1970s as revealed through the script holdings of the Archives. Continue reading

Gwalwa Daraniki: land rights struggle on record

Issue 3 June 2011

The story of the 1972 Larrakia petition – one of the most important documents in the history of Indigenous Australians’ struggle for land rights. Continue reading