Volunteer virtually for International Volunteer Day

Have you ever wanted to help out different organisations but feel like you don’t have the time or money to go out and do so? International Volunteer Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1985 and takes place each year on 5 December. This day allows for volunteers and volunteer organisations to promote … Read on

The Lost Boys of ANZAC by Peter Stanley

Australians are fascinated with their nation’s experience of World War I, and particularly with the people who fought and died in that conflict. Our annual observance of Anzac Day, the sustained consumption of books and films about Australia’s military history and, not least, the popularity of family history research all mean that war assumes a … Read on

Find your servicewoman in the archives

Shauna Hicks looks at the Australian Women’s Register a resource that may help you locate your lady. The Australian Women’s Register is part of the Australian Women’s’ Archive Project, an initiative of the National Foundation of Australian Women in conjunction with the University of Melbourne. It can be a very quick and easy way to find … Read on

App review :: The Bradman Collection

The Bradman Collection | FREE | iOS compatible Sports fans and history lovers alike will enjoy this free app from the State Library of South Australia, showcasing highlights of its collection of memorabilia donated by the legendary Sir Donald Bradman himself. Cricket fans will love the historic photographs and ‘Kit Bag’ of The Don’s cricket bats, … Read on

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