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From ASIO to Archives: new Director-General

Issue 5 January 2012

The Archives has a new Director-General – Mr David Fricker. Continue reading

The Muddle-headed Wombat in the Archives

Issue 5 January 2012

A look at Ruth Park's delightful children's book The Muddle-headed Wombat in the Snow – part of the Archives' copyright collection. Continue reading

Big skies, big horizons, small towns

Issue 5 January 2012

Archives staff member Melanie Harwood shares her response to the Smalltown photographic exhibition of far-flung towns across Australia. Continue reading

The ‘friendly alien’ in wartime Australia

Issue 5 January 2012

Dr Daniel Leach uses the Archives' records to provide an insight into how Australia's friendly aliens were treated during World War II. Continue reading

Out of the Cabinet: Desperately seeking a national anthem

Issue 5 January 2012

Ian Warden exposes the 1982 Fraser Cabinet deliberations about the uncertainty surrounding the words and the tune for our national anthem. Continue reading

What a gem! Enemy property: café noir, dolly pink and chin-chin blue

Issue 5 January 2012

Why was a beautiful colour swatch card from 1928 considered enemy property during World War II? Continue reading

In brief: Issue 5

Issue 5 January 2012

News and information from the Archives. Continue reading