The Connections gallery
How did a pigeon save the life of a lighthouse keeper?
Do lesbians really have more fun?
Are potatoes a cure for all ills?
Our daily interactions with the Commonwealth generate the records that make up the National Archives’ collection. These records reflect surprising and important connections between Australians and their government and reveal stories that help us understand the history of our country and its people.
Discover intriguing stories from Australian history then choose your own exploration pathway on our interactive digital wall. There are hundreds of tales and hidden secrets to uncover.