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Disrupt, persist, invent
Australia, home of the ‘fair go’. But is it really the free and fair place you’d hope for? What can we change? Exhibition opens 8 December.
Patents, trademarks and designs
A small exhibition of the history of Australian patent submissions, trademarks and designs at the Queensland State Office, Brisbane.
Out of this world
See how the space age captured the imagination of a nation and its people, from mid-century fashion to early satellites and rocket playgrounds.
Reception this way
Travel around Australia revisiting your memories of the classic Aussie motel.
Explore records from the state and national archival collections that highlight the fascinating history of Western Australia's ghost towns.
Spy: Espionage in Australia
Spy: Espionage in Australia reveals the personal experiences of secret agents and the curious history of espionage and counter-espionage in Australia.
End of year celebration
A members end of year event followed by an exclusive curator tour of our new exhibition Disrupt, persist, invent: Australians in an ever-changing world.
A holiday event for children under 6 years of age. Activities include songs, stories, music and craft.
Discover some of Australia’s stories of change in our latest exhibition, 'Disrupt, persist, invent: Australians in an ever-changing world'.
Tour: Disrupt, persist, invent
An exclusive NAA members tour of the exhibition,'Disrupt, persist, invent: Australians in an ever-changing world'.
Auslan exhibition talk
A curator led tour of our latest exhibition 'Disrupt, persist, invent: Australians in an ever-changing world'. An Auslan interpreter will accompany this tour designed for adults who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Workshop: immigration records
An exclusive workshop for members that will focus on researching immigration records.
Aircraft, airports and aviators
A seminar seminar showcasing records on the development of aerodromes and airlines. Including the collection of aircraft accident files.
Join National Archives team members online and be part of an accessible community conversation of discovery.
European migrants in WA
A free seminar presenting stories about the European migrants who moved to Western Australia for the 1890s gold rush.
History and heritage
Learn how to access newly digitised architectural drawings of South Australian buildings and hear about the work to make them accessible.
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