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The Australian War Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of Australian men and women who have served in war, through its ceremonial areas, extensive exhibitions and research facilities. The focus of commemoration is the Hall of Memory, together with the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier, the Pool of Reflection and the Roll of Honour that lists the names of over 102,000 Australians who have died in war.

The Memorial is internationally recognised for its exhibitions, that cover over 12,000 square metres, which present stories of Australia's military history from colonial times to...
The Bicycle Museum is situated within the Canberra Tradesmen's Union Club, which has been developed along the philosophy of a living museum and is characterised by its nostalgic charm and friendly atmosphere. The Museum features over 60 old and unusual bicycles on display at any time. Visitors can relax in the Club and have their photos taken on a Penny-farthing.620 bicycles. We collect maintain store and display items showing the technical and historical development of the cycle over the last 150 years. Bicycles, tricycles, tandems, four seaters, clothing, parts, journals and photos.
ScreenSound Australia, the National Screen and Sound Archive, is the treasure house of Australian audiovisual history. ScreenSound collects and preserves Australia's moving images and sound recordings. Our collection includes a diverse range of material from the 1890s to the present day: from Dame Nellie Melba and The Story of the Kelly Gang to Dame Edna and the Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. For young and old, the door is opened to Australia's story in the 20th Century and into the new millenium.Approx 1 million audio-visual items and 1 million documentation items
Holding on to our history - that's what the National Archives of Australia does. We care for valuable Commonwealth government records and make them available for present and future generations to use. Our recordkeeping standards help government to account to the public, ensuring that evidence is available to support people's rights and entitlements and that future generations will have a meaningful record of the past.The records in our collection trace the events and decisions that shaped the nation. We hold the papers of Governors-General, Prime Ministers and Ministers. We have Cabinet...
The Noel Butlin Archives Centre (Archives of Business and Labour) is a nationally significant collection of primary source material relating to business and labour. The NBAC holds archives of industrial organisations, businesses, professional associations, industry bodies and the labour movement. It makes them available for research and use by the University and the wider community.Scope: National; size: 13km of shelf space; strengths: Trade Union & Labour Archives, Business Archives, National Aids Archives Collection, Organisation Archives
The mission of the ACT Heritage Library is to collect, preserve, and provide access to the documentary heritage of Canberra and the ACT region. The library collects materials relating to the history and development of Canberra and the wider ACT region.The ACT Heritage Library was officially opened in 1995 but its collections have been developed since the early 1970s. Today it has an extensive collection of materials including: over 15,000 catalogued items; around 20,000 photographs; maps and architectural/engineering plans; books, newspapers, magazines and journals; ephemera such as programs...
The Lu Rees Archives is a collection of resources encouraging the study and research of Australian children's literature. The archives is named after Lu Rees, who was the creator of the collection. Her own collection of children's books and manuscripts formed the nucleus of the collection which begun in 1974. In July 1980 this collection was deposited with the University of Canberra Library in Australia and the library has agreed to house, organise and support collection development.The Lu Rees Archives is a significant and unique collection of Australian children's Literature. It holds...
The National Library of Australia is the country's largest library and one of its leading research and reference libraries. As a major cultural institution, the National Library's role is to maintain and develop a national collection of library material to record the documentary heritage of all Australians, and to make those collections available for all Australians to use. The National Library was designed by Sydney architect Walter Bunning. It is situated on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra, Australia's National Capital. With Parliament House and the National Gallery of...
The archival collection of Royal College of Nursing, Australia is held in climate controlled facilities off site. Access to the material is by appointment. The collection consists of material relevant to the business and operations of Royal College of Nursing, Australia (RCNA). A small amount of personal material is held relating to personnel who were employees in senior positions or board members.The collection contains organisational business material such as board meeting agendas; minutes and meeting papers; reports; correspondence; photos; certificates and personal memorabilia donated...
The Museum collection is housed in a building of local stone, listed on the Register of National Estate and comprising a schoolmaster's residence and attached schoolroom (c.1873). The display highlights the history of the Merimbula-Pambula area & identifies some well known local individuals, such as Syms Covington assistant to Charles Darwin, William Mckell who was later Governor General of Australia.500 items plus estimated 600 photographs. Photographic displays, artefacts and business records relating to early local industries and families e.g. The Maizena factory and the Munn family,...
The Wollondilly Heritage Centre is both a Social History Museum of Wollondilly Shire and Burragorang Valley, and Family History Research Centre operated by volunteers from the Oaks Historical Society. The one-acre site includes a furnished timber slab and iron cottage, Bush schoolroom and orcharding exhibit in addition to a diverse program of changing displays and museum shop, and is close to beautiful Burragorang Lookout and scenic drives. Wollondilly Heritage Centre is the winner of The Western Sydney 2003 Tourism Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Heritage and Cultural Tourism.11,800...
The Australian Credit Union Archives collects, records and maintains material of historical and archival importance to the Australian Credit Union Movement. An Archivist, Administrative Staff and Volunteers staff its office.170 shelf metres
Film and audio cassettes of historical relevance to the north and north-west of New South Wales, Australia. Most film was sourced from regional television stations. Archive has the abilities to select segments of film from database records and copy onto video tape for sale to the public.7 000+ reels of 8mm, 16mm film, video and audio cassettes
Historical Cottage built in 1887. Corrugated iron and log sheds (shearing Shed Style). Extensive collections maintained, restored, conserved by volunteers. Special exhibitions arranged in line with community events such as a wool display for prime stock day and a "1901" theme for the centenary of federation.Local rural community archival religions and phonographs. Historical cottage with turn of the century display. i.e. Kitchen with old fuel stove, meat safes, butter churning, china, lace, linen, silver teapots. Antique farming machinery, office equipment, sulkies harness etc.
The Sydney Archdiocesan Archives is available to users, by prior arrangement on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. A list of archival and genealogical information is on the web. St Mary's Cathedral Sydney Registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials up to c 1900 are held as hardcopies and on microfilm. Also historical information is available for the cathedral, including architect's drawings for the Catholic Archbishops, Clergy and Parishes of the Sydney Archdiocese. Other items in the collection include Liturgical and Rubrical books, Illuminated Addresses and Sydney Catholic Serial...
Original Glen Innes Hospital (Heritage listed) with over 10,000 displays from local Pioneer families including a slab hut inside the museum; 250,000 (minimum) Archive records on early settlers, businesses, council, properties, 10,000 original photos of early days.WW II memorabilia, slab Hut, Horse drawn vehicles, colonial rooms, costumes from 1800's
State Records preserves the official archives of the state of NSW from 1788 to the present. The State's archives are a unique and irreplaceable part of our culture heritage. They document the business of government in New South Wales and its interaction with people and groups in our society. In addition to the reading room located in the Rocks area there is also a reading room located in Western Sydney: The Western Sydney Records Centre 143 O'Connell Street, Kingswood Telepnone: (02) 9673 1733The collection...
With origins dating back to 1826, the Library has a unique history and a collection consisting of over 5 million items plus 9,533 linear metres of manuscripts and 5,368 hours of oral history. It is a premier information resource for the people of New South Wales and beyond.The Mitchell Library and the Dixson Library form the Australian Research Collections of the State Library of New South Wales. These Collections contain materials in a variety of formats relating to Australia and the south-west Pacific, with special emphasis on the state of New South Wales.

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As a part of the University of New England, UNERA exists for the benefit of the wider community, both national and international. The holdings include NSW Government records as well as records of individuals, businesses, pastoral properties and community organisations which have helped to shape this region.Over 1,500 series of letters, ledgers, diaries, photographs, maps and plans make up the regional holdings. Some of the earliest material dates back as far as the 1600s, but the majority comes from the century between 1850 and 1950.
UNERA is also a regional repository for the State...
The Blue Mountains Historical Society's premises are on the site of a 50 acre grant of land to John McLaughlin, a Sydney solicitor and member of the Legislative Council in 1879. This historic cottage, "Tarella", which was built by him in 1890, is the oldest cottage on the northern side of Wentworth Falls. The cottage rooms are set up in the period of the early 1900s with many items belonging to the McLaughlin family, who were the sole owners prior to the BMHS ownership in 1988.

The modern premises consist of the Research Centre, which holds over 10,000 local records of...

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