A topic is a collection of records with interpretation and inquiry questions. Each topic is aligned to the Australian Curriculum and focuses on an aspect of Australian history.
Each record focuses on a single item from the National Archives' collection. Some records contain extra information to help you interpret them.
John Thomas Lang outside Parliament House in Canberra
This black-and-white photograph shows the Honourable John Thomas 'Jack' Lang in 1946, walking down the steps from the members' entrance of (Old) Parliament House in Canberra during his single term as member for Reid in the federal House of Representatives.