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This free website is for everyone who’s interested in the places, stories and characters that have made Australia what it is today, whether they be celebrations or heartaches, bushrangers or a local shopkeeper, or a place of natural beauty or great importance to society.
Every Australian community has a story to tell which is important to our shared heritage. So explore it, share it, live it and record it!
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21 Jan 2015
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18 Dec 2014
The exhibition consists of a set of graphic display panels illustrating the history of the Australian meat pie [ read more ]
18 Dec 2014
Bringing stories to life as ‘true-crime thrillers’ is just an average day for history detective Carol Baxter. [ read more ]
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