National Archives of Australia

Posts Tagged as: national service

What a gem! Private Finn the ‘goldfish’ reporting for duty

Issue 8 October 2012

Meet a young Western Australian keen to do his national duty, despite being a fish out of water. Continue reading

‘Nasho’: how a nation responded

Issue 1 January 2011

Archives records reveal how Australians negotiated the requirements of the national service scheme between 1964 and 1972. Continue reading