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Trove - Digitised Newspapers

Trove - Digitised Newspapers
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Trove - Pictures, photos, objects Search photographs, negatives, artworks, drawings, posters, postcards and other pictures, as well as physical objects such as puzzles, instruments and clothing. Contribute your photos to Trove! Find out how to do it. 1,256 photos have been contributed to Trove via Flickr this month. Trove's Pictures, photos, objects zone owes much of its existence to one of the National Library's first discovery services, Picture Australia. Picture Australia was originally launched in September 2000 and, at that time, was a unique and ground breaking service, bringing together digitised images from cultural heritage collections around Australia for not only all Australians to see but also the world. It began with less than half a million images from seven institutions and, over the years, grew to two million images and more than 70 contributors. Picture Australia has been absorbed into Trove.

Families Past and Present Text Video and CD-ROM Three Legends of Australian Aboriginals - Educational Media of Australia,1993 (Video) Treasures - NSW Heritage Office, 1999 (CD-ROM) The target audience for this content is: Parents,Students,Teachers,Principals, Essendon Historical Society What's Australia Day all about? - History (3) 00:00:00:00On-screen text reads, 'Viewer advice - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following media resource may contain images and voices of people who have died.'00:00:05:20Reporter Andrea Nicolas, from ABC's Behind The News, narrates.00:00:08:03ANDREA NICOLAS:January 26th - it sounds like an important date. That's right - it's Australia Day. And it's a national public holiday. If you're like me, you enjoy the day off and often use it as a chance to have a barbecue with friends and family. But that's not the reason we're given a holiday.

Australian War Memorial - homepage First day jitters Transcript Footage of parents and children on a busWOMANSchool's down here. We've gotta go... Service records Discovering Anzacs – The National Archives of Australia and Archives New Zealand commemorate the Centenary of Anzac. The National Archives holds records about service in the Australian defence forces from Federation in 1901. Find out how to access the records we hold relating to service with the: Australian Army (Army) Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) We also hold other records relating to wartime service, including: civilian servicecourts-martial filesmerchant navymunitions workerssoldier settlementveterans’ case fileswar gratuities Under the Archives Act, you have a right of access to Commonwealth government records that are in the open access period. For wider research, you may also want to consult the Archives records about defence administration and policy or unit, operational and administrative records held by the Australian War Memorial. See also the list of abbreviations used in some service records.

Digitised WWI Victorian newspapers | State Library Victoria A major project commemorating World War I has digitised 216 WWI-era Victorian community newspapers and made them available online via the National Library of Australia’s Trove portal. Victorians everywhere can now explore the stories of their communities and family and friends who lived and fought through the Great War. This digitised collection contains thousands of stories waiting to be found. These newspapers of the day provide, in their original format, news and public debate; letters from soldiers, sailors and nurses; death notices, images and more. The newspapers can be freely and easily searched by anyone at anytime and anywhere, using keywords, dates or geographical regions. The digitised newspapers cover the period 1914–19. The digitisation of these newspapers has been supported by the State Library of Victoria, National Library of Australia, Public Libraries Victoria Network, local councils and historical societies.

School in the 1940s 00:00:00:00Black-and-white archival footage of a bus arriving at the Barossa District Technical School. A sign reads, 'Day and evening classes.' Young boys walk inside. In a classroom, a teacher works with the boys on carpentry. In another room, girls jump over a vaulting horse. Get started - Australians in World War 1 - Research Guides at State Library of Victoria This is a guide to finding records on Australian service personnel and their war activities. This includes medical personnel such as doctors and nurses. Non-combatants such as journalists and photographers also enlisted in the army, so army records are relevant to them too. This guide explains how to access these records online and in print sources. Most records relate to the army, because far more Australians served in the army (the Australian Imperial Force or AIF) than in the Navy or Australian Flying Corps. The National Archives of Australia holds the service records for all service personnel: army, navy and flying corps. If you know which unit or units a soldier served in, you can research the battles or campaigns his unit served in. Hint for searching the State Library catalogue on the Search & Discover page: the official subject heading for World War I is World War, 1914-1918 Librarians can help with searching the catalogues and databases.

First World War 1914–18 Australian troops in the Lone Pine trenches. A02022 A02022 Australian troops in the Lone Pine trenches. AWM A02022 Australia’s involvement in the First World War began when Britain and Germany went to war on 4 August 1914, and both Prime Minister Joseph Cook and Opposition Leader Andrew Fisher, who were in the midst of an election campaign, pledged full support for Britain. The first significant Australian action of the war was the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force’s (ANMEF) landing on Rabaul on 11 September 1914. On 25 April 1915 members of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) landed on Gallipoli in Turkey with troops from New Zealand, Britain, and France. Throughout 1916 and 1917 losses on the Western Front were heavy and gains were small. The Middle East campaign began in 1916 with Australian troops taking part in the defence of the Suez Canal and the allied re-conquest of the Sinai Desert. Australians also served at sea and in the air. Sources and further reading: J.

Australians on the Western Front 1914-1918 Gallipoli and the Anzacs BBC Three - Our World War - Our World War: Interactive Episode

A fabulous site to find information about the school your soldier or nurse attended.
Use the filters to narrow down the dates.
Use the school's name, along with your soldier or nurse's name, in the search field. by bridgidcooper Jun 19

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