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Welcome to the dark side of the Roaring Twenties, where the only rules are never squeal and always shoot first.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Drawing on the national archival collection, Signed, Sealed, Delivered revisits an era when the post office touched everyone’s lives.
Discover stories of encounters with shy numbats, graceful black swans and cute quokkas.
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. Developed in partnership with ASIO.
Underworld guided tours
Steal a glimpse into the criminal underworld of the 1920s.
Some Like It Hot
‘A joyful classic which delivers on comedic value no matter how many times you’ve seen it’ - Empire
A seminar for teachers and interested parents.
Members guided tour
Friday the 13th and returned villains
Collect, store and preserve
Come and learn about the work of an archivist as we provide an insight into how we manage the National Archives' collection.
Prominent and obscured
Join us as we discuss where to find Commonwealth records about land and buildings in Tasmania. What can be found in the obvious, and not so obvious, corners of the national archival collection?
A stylish and captivating view into Australia’s early crime history.
Dr Mickey Dewar Oration
Patricia Turner AM, CEO of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, delivers the Dr Mickey Dewar Oration.
Discovering kin and Country
Tips and skills for researching Aboriginal family history.
Out of This World
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,
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