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Memento : Issue 31
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY Developing memories: an afternoon of photography at the Archives, 18 June, 1.30 –4.30pm. Inquiries (02) 6212 3956. Seminars at the National Archives: • Dr Sean Brawley, Mrs O’Keefe and the battle for White Australia, 1 June, 12.30–1.30pm. • Dr Nikki Henningham, The Australian Women’s Archive project, 22 June, 12.30–1.30pm. Bookings essential (02) 6212 3600 or firstname.lastname@example.org . NORTHERN TERRITORY Seminars at our Darwin office: • Making Australia home, 15 June, 10–11.30am. • Discovery workshop: Dutch migration, 16 August, 5–8pm. Contact (08) 8985 0300. TASMANIA Antarctic Mid-Winter Festival, 16 to 25 June. The Hobart office will host a Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade touring exhibition Antarctica: Treaty Territory. Seminar: Built heritage in Tasmania, 22 October, 1.30 –4.30pm, Hobart Town Hall. Featuring speakers from the National Archives, State Library of Tasmania and Archives Office of Tasmania. Contact (03) 6230 6111. NEW SOUTH WALES Discovery workshop: Dutch migration, 15 July, 10am–12pm, at Dutch Australian Society, Neerlandia Club, Frenchs Forest. Contact Dutch Australian Cultural Centre (02) 9729 3384 or (02) 9976 5052. SOUTH AUSTRALIA Archives’ reading room. Open Saturday 15 July, 16 September and 11 November 9am–1pm. Records need to be pre-ordered. Finding families: tracing ancestors in the National Archives, at the Meet the Family History Specialists Day, 19 August, at State Library of South Australia. Bookings essential (08) 8207 7269. Port Adelaide records seminar, 26 August, Adelaide office. Contact (08) 8409 8401. VICTORIA Family History Feast, 30 September, State Library of Victoria, Swanston St. Presented by the National Archives, Public Record Office Victoria, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, and State Library of Victoria. Bookings (03) 9348 5600. Discovery workshop: Dutch migration, Victorian Archives Centre, 6 October. Contact (03) 9348 5763. WESTERN AUSTRALIA Seminar: Discover the National Archives collection, 9 August, 10.30am–12pm, Perth office. Perth Royal Show, 30 September to 7 October. Visit the National Archives stand in the Silver Jubilee Pavilion. Contact (08) 9470 7500. QUEENSLAND Archives’ reading room. Open the third Saturday of every month, 9am–1pm. Seminars at our Brisbane office, 9–10am. • Making Australia home: postwar migration, 17 and 21 June. • Under surveillance: WWII aliens and internees, 15 and 19 July. • Queensland maritime: records on ships and crews, 19 and 23 August. • Designs of the times: patents, trademarks and designs, 16 and 20 September. • Treasures: a hands-on look at some unique archival records, display open from 9am–1pm, 21 and 25 October. • Discovery workshop: Dutch migration, 18 and 22 November. Bookings essential (07) 3249 4226. EXHIBITIONS Summers Past: Golden Days in the Sun 1950–1970 National Archives, Canberra To 23 July 2006 EVENTS Patriotism, Persuasion and Propaganda: American War Posters National Archives, Canberra Opens 3 August 2006 A touring exhibition from the Australian National Maritime Museum Beacons by the Sea: Stories of Australian Lighthouses Bundaberg Arts Centre, Qld 31 May to 16 July 2006 Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, Qld 26 July to 2 November 2006 Unexpected Archives: Introduced by Robyn Archer Northern Festival Centre, Port Pirie, SA 26 April to 28 May 2006 Kalgoorlie Public Library, WA 3 June to 9 July 2006 His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth, WA 23 August to 8 October 2006 It’s a Dog’s Life! Animals in the Public Service Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Tas 9 June to 27 August 2006 National Wool Museum, Geelong, Vic 8 September to 19 November 2006 Just Add Water: Schemes and Dreams for a Sunburnt Country Museum of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga, NSW 18 May to 20 August 2006 Melbourne Museum, Vic 13 October 2006 to 28 January 2007 MEMENTO WINTER 06 31