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3 Jan 15
25 Jan 15
Live band on stage

2015 Summer Sounds with The Central

Australian National Botanic Gardens Eucalypt Lawn

Celebrate summer with live music beneath the eucalypts. Feel the Australian National Botanic Gardens come alive every Saturday and Sunday evening in January with the sounds of blues and grooves,...

26 Jan 15
Marianne and Jonathan Mettes holding puppets Baz n Snags.

A Spirited Australia Day

National Museum of Australia

Inspired by the exhibition Spirited: Australia's Horse Story, A Spirited Australia Day at the National Museum of Australia celebrates Australia Day and all things horse. There's country music, boot...

28 Nov 14
9 Mar 15
Photograph of Brian Jondmusson and wife Visitacion arriving in Sydney, 1963

A Ticket to Paradise?

National Archives of Australia

A Ticket to Paradise? delves into the rich diversity of the nation's migrants and their experiences, and looks at promotional campaigns which presented a Utopian view of Australia as a welcoming...

3 Nov 14
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...

12 Dec 14
27 May 15
Marble sculpture of folded flags

Alex Seton: As of today

Australian War Memorial

See the remarkable sculptures that commemorate the lives of the 41 soldiers who lost their lives while serving in Afghanistan. "The power of the sculpted flags is developed through the way their...

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