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Memento : Issue 26
Charters of Our Nation National Archives, Canberra. Permanent exhibition. ‘No Common Creation’: The High Court of Australia National Archives, Canberra. Permanent exhibition. Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award – Celebrating 20 Years National Archives, Canberra 23 April to 25 July 2004 The Policeman’s Eye: Paul Foelsche Photography National Archives, Canberra 12 August to 31 October 2004 It’s a Dog’s Life: Animals in the Public Service Museum of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga, NSW 5 November 2004 to 23 January 2005 Beacons by the Sea: Stories of Australian Lighthouses Western Australian Museum Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA 13 March to 23 May 2004 Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery, SA 5 June to 1 August 2004 Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Tas 18 September to 22 November 2004 Unexpected Archives: Introduced by Robyn Archer Brolga Theatre, Maryborough, Qld 5Mayto30May2004 Nambour Civic Centre, Qld 2 June to 27 June 2004 Gold Coast Arts Centre, Qld 30 June to 25 July 2004 Empire Theatre, Towoomba, Qld 28 July to 29 August 2004 Wine! An Australian Social History Western Australian Museum, Geraldton, WA 20 February to 16 May 2004 Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, NSW 4 June to 1 August 2004 www.naa.gov.au/exhibitions/exhibitions.html www.naa.gov.au/exhibitions/events/events.html TASMANIA AGFEST 2004, 6–8 May. Held at Carrick near Launceston. Contact Eleanor Wolf (03) 6230 6113. CANBERRA Frederick Watson Fellow public lecture, 19 May, 12 noon. Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton on Sir Paul Hasluck. Speakers Corner, Rob De Castella, 23 May, 1 pm and 3 pm. Rob tells his story of the Canberra firestorm. Speakers Corner, Hugh Mackay, 25 July, 1 pm and 3 pm. Hugh Mackay talks about knowing right from wrong. The Spies Who Loved Us – Espionage in Australia , 6 June, 11 am – 4 pm. Learn about spies and spooks in Australia’s history. Bookings for talks are essential 6212 3624. SOUTH AUSTRALIA Archives’ reading room. Open Saturday 15 May, 3 July, 11 September, 10 am – 4 pm. Adelaide Office Open Day, 23 May, 11 am – 4 pm. Free displays, conservation clinics and tours. Contact (08) 8409 8409. WESTERN AUSTRALIA Perth Office Open Day, 16 May, 10 am – 4 pm. Bookings for talks and tours essential, please contact (08) 9470 7500. QUEENSLAND Free seminars at our Brisbane Office. Bookings essential (07) 3249 4224. • Preservation Projects in Brisbane, 15 May, 10–11 am. • Any Port in a Storm: Records on the History of Early Queensland Ports, 19 June, 1–4.30 pm. • Passion for the Post: Post Office and Mail Service Files in the Archives, 17 July, 10–11 am. • Destination Australia: Immigration Records in the Archives, 21 August, 10–11 am. • Brisbane Treasures: Some of Our Most Valuable Records, 18 September, 10–11am. Reading room open, Saturday, 17 July, 21 August, 18 September, 10 am – 4 pm, 16 Corporate Drive, Cannon Hill. Regional tour, 31 July – 2 August. Joint information sessions with Queensland State Archives and John Oxley Library held in Townsville, Charters Towers and Bowen, north Queensland. Contact Greg Cope (07) 3249 4224. NEW SOUTH WALES Accessing the Records: The Dutch Experience in Australia, 24 May. Seminar on Dutch records in the Archives. Held at History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney, $16.50 (refreshments and lunch included). Contact Fiona Burn (02) 9645 0141. Society of Australian Genealogist Showcase 2004, 28–29 May. Visit our display stand and attend our lecture, ‘World Famous Opera Diva, Mad Scientist, Business Tycoon?’, about intriguing records in our copyright, patent and trademark collection. Held at Richmond Villa, Kent Street, The Rocks, Sydney. Contact Fiona Burn (02) 9645 0141. May 2004 MEMENTO 19