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Please Save My Rivers - Save the Franklin, Tasmania's Last Wild River

Please Save My Rivers - Save the Franklin, Tasmania's Last W...

Paul Smith collection
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T-shirts
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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1983
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Diary of Edna Thompson, containing details of her daily activities while living in Japan, 1953

Diary of Edna Thompson, containing details of her daily acti...

Thompson Family collection
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Diaries
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Japan
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Edna M. Thompson
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1953
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Plastic-coated calico coaster printed with an Aboriginal-inspired motif, made by Annan Fabrics, Sydney

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Wal Beckhouse collection
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Coasters
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annan Fabrics
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1951
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

Poster for 'International Women's Day' 75th Aniversary, 1985

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Guthega Dam under construction, 1953

Guthega Dam under construction, 1953

Snowy Scheme - Christine Filiamundi collection
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Photographs
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Munyang, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
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John P. Williamson
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1953
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Sister Henry at her pedal wireless, Birdsville. January, 1953

Sister Henry at her pedal wireless, Birdsville. January, 195...

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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ALP Peter Milton. La Trobe election campaign sticker

ALP Peter Milton. La Trobe election campaign sticker

Peter Milton collection
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Stickers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Milton
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1980
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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large...

Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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Adelaide Street from the Birdsville Hotel, January, 1953

Adelaide Street from the Birdsville Hotel, January, 1953

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Birdsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1953
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Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliament coat of arms on the side

Lead crystal champagne glass with the Commonwealth Parliamen...

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Champagne glasses
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Parliament of Australia
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1988
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1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

1963 Lightburn Zeta motor car

Lightburn collection
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Motor cars
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Camden, South Australia, Australia
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Lightburn & Co Ltd
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1963
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Saucepan and lid

Saucepan and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Saucepans
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West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
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Archibald Kenrick & Sons
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1900
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gonun
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1965
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Bird on a pedestal

Bird on a pedestal

Florence Gaby collection
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Wood carvings
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Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

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Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Jock MacRae
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1980
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Kerry Packer

Kerry Packer

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3B
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1983
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Bird sculpture

Bird sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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1982
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Sculpture

Sculpture

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Rikin
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1963
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Set of eight children's glasses

Set of eight children's glasses

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Souvenir wall decoration

Souvenir wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Wood carvings
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Jacob Mankin
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1992
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mayawara Minutjukur
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1954
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Brown leather-look vinyl briefcase used by Hon Peter Walsh while he was a senator for Western Australia

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Hon Peter Walsh collection
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Briefcases
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon Peter A. Walsh
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1974
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Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from the Prime Minister's Lodge

Wooden hall chair with a removable black felt cushion, from ...

Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Chairs
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Australia
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Mrs Ruth Lane Poole
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1926
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Child's drawing by Wantamai, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Wantamai, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Wantamai
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1954
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Black and white photograph of people on either side of the fence dividing East and West Berlin, 1961

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Berlin, Germany
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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1961
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Fregon, South Australia, Australia
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Malyanka
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Souvenir Wedgewood Jasperware plate - Prince & Princess of Wales

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Cecil Ballard Jnr collection
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Commemorative plates
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Prince Charles P.
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1983
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Money for jobs not war - Hiroshima never again

Money for jobs not war - Hiroshima never again

Movement Against Uranium Mining collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Movement Against Uranium Mining
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1983
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Ceramic cup with green and gold rooster and flora painted on the side

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Marta Sybaczynsky collection no. 1
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Cups
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Hurstville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Irena Madey
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1983
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Small china bowl

Small china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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