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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 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

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

Issue 10 April 2013

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

Design 29 and the making of Australia’s national capital

Issue 9 January 2013

A new exhibition at the National Archives tells the tumultuous history of our national capital, using cutting-edge augmented reality technology. Continue reading

What a gem! Canberra’s grand beginnings

Issue 9 January 2013

Uncover a souvenir of the beginnings of our national capital a century ago – and the grand monument that was never built. Continue reading

Unearthed Griffin treasure returned to the Archives

Issue 3 July 2011

An insight into the rediscovery of a Marion Mahony Griffin drawing and its reunion with the other Griffin artworks held by the Archives. Continue reading