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Over 400,000 people enlisted to do their part in ‘The Great War’. Even more tried to sign up. Unfortunately, enthusiasm wasn’t always a match for the Army’s exacting standards.
King Charles III’s coronation is the first in 70 years. National Archives looks at how his mother’s coronation was marked back in 1953.
Alfred Bayliss was selected as Australia’s 25,000th post-war Maltese migrant.
Migration to Australia offered new opportunities for many Maltese. It inevitably also involved leaving loved ones behind.
The Malta-Australia Migration Agreement and a young shipwright named Anthony Grima.
Can you help solve an intriguing archival mystery: the identity of the ‘Mystery Maltese Man’?
Expelled from Italy for being Jewish, a migrant doctor in Victoria was under ASIO surveillance for more than 4 decades.
Celebrating Women's History Month 2023 with stories of remarkable women.
Volunteers are making records relating to Holocaust survivors who migrated to Australia more accessible.
In November 1947 the first ‘displaced persons’ from Europe arrived in Australia.
In 1956 labourers working at the phosphate mine on Christmas Island called for better wages.
Lighthouse logbooks provide a unique snapshot of a completely different time in history.