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Pair of crutches

Pair of crutches

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Crutches
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"IMPORTANT NOTICE" sign advising people travelling on the qu...

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Gauze bandage

Gauze bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Scales

Scales

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Timber rat trap

Timber rat trap

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Rat-traps
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Triangular bandage

Triangular bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Rectangular unopened package of Greenhalgh's brand large sterile dressings

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Rectangular unopened package of Johnson & Johnson brand small sterile dressings

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Australian Aborigines League banner made by Bill Onus

Australian Aborigines League banner made by Bill Onus

Gary Foley collection
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Bill Onus
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1945
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Protest banner, Point Pearce has no fishing rights - for their waters

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Bart Sansbury collection
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Vaccination History of Persons in Quarantine

Vaccination History of Persons in Quarantine

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Administrative records
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Welcome Home Noble Brothers

Welcome Home Noble Brothers

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1863
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Cotton wool bandages

Cotton wool bandages

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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You're on Aboriginal land ... pay the rent ... LAND RIGHTS NOW!

You're on Aboriginal land ... pay the rent ... LAND RIGHTS N...

Communist Party of Australia collection no. 2
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Communist Party of Australia
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1982
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Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Baskets
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Drawstring suspender bandage

Drawstring suspender bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Clements - Larwood banner

Clements - Larwood banner

Nance Pownall collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Nancy M. Pownall
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1932
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Hand-operated washing machine

Hand-operated washing machine

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Unopened packet of Lintette bandages in a cellophane wrapping

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Aseptic absorbent surgeon's towel

Aseptic absorbent surgeon's towel

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Free Nelson Mandela

Free Nelson Mandela

Kerry Browning collection
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South Africa, Africa
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Nelson R. Mandela
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1990
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Grave marker for William Bracken

Grave marker for William Bracken

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Johnson and Johnson brand aseptic surgeon's towel

Johnson and Johnson brand aseptic surgeon's towel

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Metal punch

Metal punch

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Gauze bandage

Gauze bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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"Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Health, S.A. Divis...

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Vaccination History of Persons in Quarantine

Vaccination History of Persons in Quarantine

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Suspensory bandage in box

Suspensory bandage in box

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Hands Off!! Rainforests

Hands Off!! Rainforests

Cairns and Far North Queensland Environment Centre collection
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Ida Mc Leish
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Absorbent lint

Absorbent lint

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Bundle of 10 round metal identity tags imprinted with individual numbers

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Roll guaze bandage

Roll guaze bandage

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Rectangular unopened package of Greenhalgh's brand small sterile dressings

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Milne's Plaster of Paris Bandages

Milne's Plaster of Paris Bandages

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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London, England
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Bandage box

Bandage box

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Medical packaging
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Box of cotton wool

Box of cotton wool

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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For a Green Sydney in a Just Australia

For a Green Sydney in a Just Australia

Communist Party of Australia collection no. 2
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Jack Mundey
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1987
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Commonwealth quarantine station flag

Commonwealth quarantine station flag

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Transparent plastic packet of white and pink cotton balls

Transparent plastic packet of white and pink cotton balls

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Cotton wool balls
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Crutch

Crutch

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Crutches
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Packet of thread

Packet of thread

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Threads
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TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Torrens Island, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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1930
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Crutch

Crutch

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Crutches
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Vaccination History of Persons in Quarantine

Vaccination History of Persons in Quarantine

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Cotton wool

Cotton wool

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Metal boat anchor

Metal boat anchor

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Republic of the ACT Welcomes Queen of England

Republic of the ACT Welcomes Queen of England

Australian Republican Movement collection
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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Republican Movement
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1999
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Medicine box

Medicine box

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Republic of the ACT Welcomes Queen of England

Republic of the ACT Welcomes Queen of England

Australian Republican Movement collection
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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Republican Movement
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1999
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Socialist Renewal - 29th Congress

Communist Party of Australia collection no. 2
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Communist Party of Australia
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Neil Brown Liberal Diamond Valley

Hon Neil Brown collection
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Box of Christia tissue

Box of Christia tissue

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Green plastic eye bath

Green plastic eye bath

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Eye washers
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Tall Ships Australia 1988

Australian Bicentennial Authority collection
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1988
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Box of mercuro zinc cyanide gauze

Box of mercuro zinc cyanide gauze

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Timber rat trap

Timber rat trap

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Rat-traps
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Lodge of the Open Road

Lodge of the Open Road

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Save the Windsor Rain Forest the Last Tropical Rainforest Wilderness in Australia. Stop.  Join us

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Cairns and Far North Queensland Environment Centre collection
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Queensland, Australia
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1981
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Washstand top

Washstand top

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Child Care - a right not a privilege

Communist Party of Australia collection no. 2
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Communist Party of Australia
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