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NSW State Archives 2h
Our exhibition 'Blaze: Working Women, Public Leaders' is on now . Lillian Armfield was a trailblazer for women in the NSW Police Force. In 1915 she was one of the first women appointed - as a special constable - and served for 34 years >
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Miles 2h
Hey you should all apply for the Jesse Cox fellowship, 20k to make one cool creative thing, it's a brilliant opportunity. Dooo iittt! I had nothing to do with establishing it but if you ever need someone to talk your idea through with just get in touch -
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State Library of NSW 2h
Coming up on talks to archaeologist Dr Paul Irish & from our Indigenous Engagement team on what podcast reveals about life in for Aboriginal people during the 19th century. Listen live here
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Dr Rachel Franks 17h
The latest issue of M/C: Journal of Media and Culture - the Regional issue - is now live! There's fantastic new work here from , , and many more: all articles look at important issues for people in regional Australia.
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Dictionary of Sydney 19h
The solution to wrangling unruly pedestrians on Sydney's city streets:? 'A centre line has appeared and disappeared on footpaths over the decades, sometimes accompanied by a stencil that warned 'Keep left'.'
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National Archives of Australia 21h
the National Archives featured on last night’s . Take a look at the challenge of preserving our before it disappears forever –
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2SER 107.3 Jun 18
ICYMI: was in this morning to speak about the "last snake man of La Perouse"
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Sydney Living Museums Jun 18
JOIN OUR TEAM We are seeking a bold & collaborative Digital Project Producer to manage the strategy & creative development of our new website! For more information on this exciting opportunity visit
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Clare Anderson Jun 17
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Yvonne Perkins Jun 17
Fantastic project: Digitisation of library records reveals reading habits of 19thC working-class Australians
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Dictionary of Sydney Jun 17
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Dictionary of Sydney Jun 17
Replying to @wragge
Use conditions still strict. Free for publications & non-commercial, but artist, title, date, etc of the work must be listed; image must be reproduced in full (no cropping/over-printing); if using a detail, full image must also be reproduced; if used in hard copy, one comp to NGV
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Dictionary of Sydney Jun 17
Thanks . Next time they're spotted, it's straight to !
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Creative Victoria Jun 17
The has released 30,000 FREE hi-res images of some of their most popular works. Available for use by anyone for non-commercial opportunities, including educational materials. Start exploring:
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Australian Dictionary of Biography ANU Jun 17
The clock on top of the Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney is the oldest functioning public clock in Australia. The man behind it was James Oatley, a convict who was transported to New South Wales in 1814 with his wife Mary. Read more here:
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Dictionary of Sydney Jun 17
Never saw them until recently in Sydney either, but they were a problem in Tasmania for wine growers in 1828 it seems: ON THE VINE, Colonial Advocate, and Tasmanian Monthly Review and Register March 1 1828, p37 via
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John Martin Jun 17
Jewel Bug / cotton harlequin bug: females = orange, males = blue-red I reported a photo to , the species ID will be verified & added to - our national database of historic & present day plants & animals We can all contribute sightings
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National Library Aus Jun 16
Here's something exciting! Our new Online Project will 7.5 million unique microfilm history records from 1560-1984 and they’ll be available online for free, with new content released monthly until June 2020. Read more in this blog:
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State Library of NSW Jun 16
Explore Sydney’s , from peaceful resting place to abandoned wasteland, in episode 2 of . Hear from , and . Listen now:
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Sydney Living Museums Jun 16
JOIN OUR TEAM We are seeking a passionate & collaborative Assistant Portfolio Curator to become part of our House Museums Portfolio in . For more information on this exciting opportunity visit
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