National Archives of Australia

Posts Tagged as: Issue 6

A career in contortion

Issue 6 April 2012

The tragic story of Lilian Ross and the two young children she adopted to train as contortionists. Continue reading

Family connections: bringing the past to life

Issue 6 April 2012

Director-General David Fricker discusses his family's defence service records, discovered in the Archives. Continue reading

Doctor Who’s underwater menace: exterminated?

Issue 6 April 2012

Censored scenes from a 1960s Doctor Who episode have been unearthed from the Archives to be reunited with the original footage held in England. Continue reading

Diving deep into Manuka Pool

Issue 6 April 2012

A look at the Taverner family and their 63-year relationship with Canberra's historic Manuka Pool, as revealed through original documents held by the Archives. Continue reading

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

What a gem! …enjoying perpetual blizzard, love Cecil

Issue 6 April 2012

How did a 1913 telegram from an Antarctic expeditioner to his sweetheart in Adelaide end up in the Archives? Continue reading

In brief: Issue 6

Issue 6 April 2012

News and information from the Archives. Continue reading