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Out of the Cabinet: a sweatier Australia

Issue 6 April 2012

Ian Warden uncovers a 1982 Fraser Cabinet submission imploring a greater use of air-conditioning in the Commonwealth fleet of cars. Continue reading

Monaro advertisement: transcript

1960s October 2011

Monaro. Monaro by Holden. Yes, life is suddenly very Monaro. The good life, the young life. Monaro. The most flattering accessory a beautiful woman could own. Monaro. Makes a man feel ten feet tall. Go Continue reading

‘Holding you in my Holden’: a nostalgic look at an Australian icon

Issue 4 October 2011

A look at the very beginnings of the Holden and its evolution during the 1950s and 1960s through publicity photographs held by the Archives. Continue reading