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16 Jul 15
Charles Bean watching the Australian advance, 1917 (AWM E00246)

"A most miserable hotchpotch": Charles Bean and the First World War film collection

Australian War Memorial

The Memorial's collection of First World War film did not have an easy journey from the front to the archive. Join the Photographs, Film and Sound team to hear about Bean's struggle to get Australian...

23 Jul 15
Gordon Darling Hall, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra.

A literary portrait

National Portrait Gallery

Join Professor Jen Webb, Director, Centre for Creative and Cultural Research, University of Canberra in a discussion of Ransom by David Malouf at the National Portrait Gallery. Read the book and join...

18 Jul 15
Chihuahua posing with tiered cake stand and tea cup

A Pooch Affair

Exhibition Park in Canberra

A Pooch Affair is the ultimate Doggie Day Out - indoors! A boutique event for dog lovers and their four-legged friends; A Pooch Affair brings a little piece of Doggie paradise to Canberra. The...

3 Nov 14
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3 Nov 15
Australian soldier on watch in the Afghanistan countryside

Afghanistan: The Australian Story

Australian War Memorial

Afghanistan and the Middle East are now linked to Australia's national story. Australia's mission is clear: to combat international terrorism, to stabilise Afghanistan, and to support Australia's...

6 Jun 15
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1 Aug 15
Tour group with their lanterns in the gardens

afterDARK Lantern Tours

Australian National Botanic Gardens

afterDARK Lantern Tours are a wonderful way to spend a winter evening in the nation's capital. Participate in a lantern making workshop then embark on a fascinating night tour of the Australian...

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