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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Return to Australia Location Guide Questionnaire

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Australian Army History Unit collection
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Administrative records
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Killer Sponge

Killer Sponge

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1999
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Double outrigger canoe named Kulbasaibai, from Saibai Island in the Torres Strait

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Saibai Island Council collection
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Canoes
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Fly River, Papua New Guinea
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Saibai Island Council
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2000
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Brown and black glazed terracotta mug made by Peter Ward, 2004, using a design created in 2000 by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Mugs
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2000
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Colour photograph of Barry Christophers and Joe McGinness sitting on the bonnet of a red car

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Barry Christophers collection
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Photographs
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Barry Christophers
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2000
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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UNTAET dan INTERFET

UNTAET dan INTERFET

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Political posters
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Sydney 2000 Olympic Games cauldron

Sydney 2000 Olympic Games cauldron

Project 2000 Taskforce Olympic Games collection
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Cauldrons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Olympic Federation
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2000
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Carved wooden sculpture of a parrot fish 'Yambirrku'

Carved wooden sculpture of a parrot fish 'Yambirrku'

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 2
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baluka Maymuru
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1999
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Nunchakas

Nunchakas

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Weapons
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle shell) by Gullawun Daniel Lee, 1999

The Final Hearing of the Kenbi Land Claim of 1995, (turtle s...

Gullawun Daniel Roque Lee collection
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Artworks
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Cox Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gullawun D. Lee
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1994
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Awelye by Gloria Petyarre

Awelye by Gloria Petyarre

Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gloria Petyarre
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2000
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Shell necklace with opalescent green maireener and black cat's teeth feature shells, by Dulcie Greeno

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Dulcie Greeno collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2000
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If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrynyula Mununggurr

If You Love Me Love Me Safely by Marrynyula Mununggurr

Marrynyula Mununggurr collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marrynyula Mununggurr
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2000
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Canberra Olympic Games Football

Canberra Olympic Games Football

Project 2000 Taskforce Olympic Games collection
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Banners
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Olympic Federation
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2000
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The New East Timor 1999

The New East Timor 1999

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Newsletters
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Green and black waist coat from Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Green and black waist coat from Priscilla Queen of the Deser...

Colin Dent collection
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Waistcoats
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Colin Dent
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2000
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Nova Peris' Sydney 2000 Olympic Games blazer

Nova Peris' Sydney 2000 Olympic Games blazer

Nova Peris collection
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Blazers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Hand knitted beanie with

Hand knitted beanie with "Alice Springs / Beanie Festival" b...

Adi Dunlop collection
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Beanies
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mrs Adi Dunlop
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1997
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Case cover for Commemorative coin designed by Nova Peris for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

Case cover for Commemorative coin designed by Nova Peris for...

Nova Peris collection
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Covers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Alan Moir
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2000
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Right white platform boot from Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Right white platform boot from Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Colin Dent collection
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Boots
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Colin Dent
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2000
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Collograph print titled Windy Harbour by Tessie Nelson, 2000

Collograph print titled Windy Harbour by Tessie Nelson, 2000

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Prints
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tessie Nelson
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2000
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Dance mactive for the right arm 'sikal'

Dance mactive for the right arm 'sikal'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Dance costumes
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Everyone's safety is our concern (aeroplane)

Everyone's safety is our concern (aeroplane)

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Wollongong City Soccer Club Gold Decade Member medallion, Johnny Warren, 2003

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John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Medallions
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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1994
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Spearthrower decorated with a watercolour landscape scene, an emu, a kangaroo, and a dancer

Spearthrower decorated with a watercolour landscape scene, a...

Goodmans collection
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Spearthrowers
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Albert Namatjira
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1970
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Harley Davidson Sportster XLH 1200 motorcyle with custom paintwork by Alan Puckett

Harley Davidson Sportster XLH 1200 motorcyle with custom pai...

Alan Puckett collection no. 2
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Motorcycles
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Harley Davidson Motorcycles
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1997
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Shoe tricycle with striped fur, used during Closing Ceremony of Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, in musical segment Drag Queens on Bikes

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Sydney 2000 Olympic Games collection
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Performing arts equipment
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Mr Ross Wallace
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2000
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Dance mactive for the left arm 'sikal'

Dance mactive for the left arm 'sikal'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Dance costumes
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Not Sufficient Memory

Not Sufficient Memory

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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1999
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Spinifex Country

Spinifex Country

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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2000
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Woman and Possum skin cloak

Woman and Possum skin cloak

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Drawings
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Treahna Hamm
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2000
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Three-pronged point for dugong-hunting whap or harpoon, made by Wilfred Aniba

Three-pronged point for dugong-hunting whap or harpoon, made...

Wilfred Aniba collection
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Harpoons
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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2000
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Johnny Warren's Australian sporting achievement miniature medal, 2000

Johnny Warren's Australian sporting achievement miniature me...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Sports medals
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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2000
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Costume from the movie Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Colin Dent collection
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Costumes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Colin Dent
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2000
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UNTAET Peace Keeping Force

Australian Army History Unit collection
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T-shirts
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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INTERFET - Tempo Ne'e Ba oan Timor Lorasae Sira

INTERFET - Tempo Ne'e Ba oan Timor Lorasae Sira

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Political posters
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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FIFA Fair Play 1993

FIFA Fair Play 1993

Project 2000 Taskforce Olympic Games collection
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Banners
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Olympic Federation
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2000
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Large, white vinyl scarf, with foam tassels [Priscilla Queen of the Desert]

Large, white vinyl scarf, with foam tassels [Priscilla Queen...

Colin Dent collection
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Scarves
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Colin Dent
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2000
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Painted wooden 'female' Tiwi spear

Painted wooden 'female' Tiwi spear

John Moody collection
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Spears
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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Conical mesh fish trap made from woven vine by Frank Gurrmanamana and family in 2000

Conical mesh fish trap made from woven vine by Frank Gurrman...

Frank Gurrmanamana collection no. 1
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Fish traps
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Djunawunya, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Frank Gurrmanamana
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2000
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Copy of The Sunday Times Magazine, 6 February 2000

Copy of The Sunday Times Magazine, 6 February 2000

Professor Earl Owen collection
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Magazines
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Professor Earl Owen AO
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2000
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Barang-Barang Terlarang

Barang-Barang Terlarang

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Liu on a ema 100.000

Liu on a ema 100.000

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Everyone's safety is our concern (helicopter)

Everyone's safety is our concern (helicopter)

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Halo Tuir Prosedur Ne'e

Halo Tuir Prosedur Ne'e

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Presentation box for Johnny Warren's Australian sporting achievement medal set, 2000

Presentation box for Johnny Warren's Australian sporting ach...

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Presentation boxes
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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2000
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Colour cartoon titled 'The Party Line'.

Colour cartoon titled 'The Party Line'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ian R. Sharpe
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2000
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Painted hollow log coffin

Painted hollow log coffin

Buku-Larrngay Arts collection no. 2
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Artworks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Baluka Maymuru
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1999
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Husi Santa Cruz 1991

Husi Santa Cruz 1991

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Commemorative coin designed by Nova Peris for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

Commemorative coin designed by Nova Peris for the Sydney 200...

Nova Peris collection
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Commemorative coins
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Nova Peris
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2000
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Interfet Helicopters

Interfet Helicopters

Australian Army History Unit collection
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Leaflets
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Hermannsburg earthenware pot with separate lid by Clara Inkamala

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Helen Maxwell Gallery collection
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Pots
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clara Inkamala
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2000
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Green and black headress from Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Green and black headress from Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Colin Dent collection
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Headdresses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Colin Dent
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2000
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The New East Timor 1999

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Australian Army History Unit collection
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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