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Out of This World
Canberra29 Sep 2020 - 14 Mar 2021
See how the space age captured the imagination of a nation and its people, from mid-century fashion and flying saucer societies to early satellites and rocket playgrounds,
Perth: an Accidental History
Perth08 Jun 2020 - 12 Feb 2021
See your city through a different lens. View rare archival photographs of Perth dating back to the early 20th century.
Inside the Lytton Quarantine Station
Brisbane17 Jun 2020 - 31 Dec 2020
Situated at the mouth of the Brisbane River, the Lytton Quarantine Station was the first stop for many new arrivals to Australia.
This exhibition explores the history of the station from its establishment in 1913 to the disposal of the land and buildings in the 1980s.
Canberra16 Oct 2020 - 18 Dec 2020
Bring your preschooler and enjoy some great stories read by our enthusiastic staff.
A Place to Call Home?
Bundaberg09 Nov 2020 - 06 Dec 2020
Rekindle memories with vivid photographs of life in Australia's migrant hostels.
Canberra28 Nov 2020
Join us for the second movie in our afternoon series of cult sci-fi screenings. Presented as part of our 'Out of This World’ exhibition.
Queensland State Director’s 2020 Review
Brisbane01 Dec 2020
Come and hear the Queensland State Director give an overview of the past year’s achievements and our plans for the year ahead.
Documenting COVID-19 in Australia
Online event10 Dec 2020
COVID-19 is arguably the greatest challenge facing Australia today. Documenting and preserving the effect of the pandemic on society is vital to ensure future generations understand its impact and how we responded.
Barbarella – film screening
Canberra12 Dec 2020
See the cult classic film 'Barbarella' at the National Archives and enjoy a wine or craft beer.
Spy: Espionage in Australia
Geraldton23 Jan 2021 - 26 Apr 2021
Revealed for the first time at the National Archives: the curious history of espionage in Australia. Developed in partnership with ASIO.
Online exhibitions and events, archival photos, collection favourites, kids' activities and more.
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