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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and "EIIR" in gold le...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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"SOUTH-WEST TASMANIA must be preserved as wilderness park"

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Posters
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South West Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
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1976
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Triangle poster - 'Rally For The Rivers'

Triangle poster - 'Rally For The Rivers'

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Franklin River, Tasmania, Australia
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The Specialty Press
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1981
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Waste, World Environment Day 5th June, 1991

Waste, World Environment Day 5th June, 1991

Woomargama Public School collection
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Posters
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Woomargama, New South Wales, Australia
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Woomargama Public School
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1991
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Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance and saves time'

Poster titled 'Its the speedy airmail that conquers distance...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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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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Poster with text 'Australia we salute you. Bicentennial Naval Salute'

Poster with text 'Australia we salute you. Bicentennial Nava...

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Posters
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Australia
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1988
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State Election Sat 8th February - write No Nuclear Warships on your ballot paper

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Senator Jo Vallentine collection no. 1
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Posters
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Lizard brand ink bottle

Lizard brand ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joplin Manufacturing Co
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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New South Wales Postal Service cylindrical red cast iron post box

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Triggs & Marr, Sydney
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1870
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Discussion Poster No.37 - Are You Superstitious? - June 13, 1949

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George W Barber collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1949
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Poster -

Poster - "1986 From the Year of Peace to the Century of Peac...

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Poster for Aboriginal week September '85'

Poster for Aboriginal week September '85'

Workshop Arts Centre collection no. 2
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster for 'International Women's Day' dinner event, Newcastle Workers Club, 1986

Poster for 'International Women's Day' dinner event, Newcast...

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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P.M.G. Salter's spring balance, used to weigh large letters and small parcels

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Spring balances
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England
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Salter Scales
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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Poster 'Bicentennial National Education Program'

Poster 'Bicentennial National Education Program'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spe...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Poster 'Gaslight Music Hall'

Poster 'Gaslight Music Hall'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Poster 'Populous Places: Australia's Cities and Towns'

Poster 'Populous Places: Australia's Cities and Towns'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Barbara Hanrahan
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme / Springtime at Eight Mile Creek near Cabramurra

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Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Posters
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Poster -

Poster - "For a Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific''

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Empire Day poster

Empire Day poster

Empire Day poster collection
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J Roy Stevens Pty Ltd
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Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Poster

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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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NAIDOC Week 1984 poster  - Take a journey of discovery to the land of my mother

NAIDOC Week 1984 poster - Take a journey of discovery to th...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Posters
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kaapa M. Tjampitjinpa
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1984
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air M...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1929
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Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Brown wooden wall telephone with a black plastic handset

Australia Post Historical collection
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Wall telephones
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England
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1936
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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Poster of girl waving beside computer in front of Aboriginal flag, by Jeffery Samuels, 'WE HAVE SURVIVED' series, 1988

Poster of girl waving beside computer in front of Aboriginal...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jeffery Samuels
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1988
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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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Discussion Poster No.15 - The Menace of Inflation -  August 9, 1948

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George W Barber collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1948
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Aboriginal Australia

Aboriginal Australia

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Posters
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Box for Postmaster's Display Kit 29

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display boxes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1982
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Life. Be in it. Exercisements

Life. Be in it. Exercisements

Alex and Paddy Stitt collection
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Posters
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Poster  'Balloon Challenge'

Poster 'Balloon Challenge'

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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Poster - 'Mowbray to City Bikeway Rally

Poster - 'Mowbray to City Bikeway Rally"

Bob Brown collection no. 1
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Senator Bob Brown
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1977
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival presents; Tjindarella, Cinderella in black with dance, music and song

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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Protest poster 'This is about Community', Griffith, 14 October 2010

Protest poster 'This is about Community', Griffith, 14 Octob...

Murray-Darling Basin Authority collection
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Griffith, New South Wales, Australia
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2010
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Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme, Guthega Dam

Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme, Guthega Dam

Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Posters
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Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : the telephone'

Poster titled 'School Project Sheet No.1, 'Communications : ...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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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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Satellite Photograph of The Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme

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Snowy Scheme - Snowy Hydro collection
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Posters
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Discussion poster No.20 - Fuel and Power plans - October 18, 1948'

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George W Barber collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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