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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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20 Jul 2016
Yabba (Stephen Gascoigne) grew up in Glebe slums to become one of the great characters of Australian cricket. [ read more ]
13 Jul 2016
One-day seminar focusing on Land Title Records, good research practices and researching homes and possessions. [ read more ]
Latest ABC Heritage News
2 hours 41 min ago
A hundred years ago, the Sydney suburb of Chippendale was a slum. Now it's one of the city's most sought-after addresses. Explore these interactive..... [ Read More ]
4 hours 44 min ago
The tower on top of Hobart's GPO has been telling people the time for 110 years, ticking over the minutes as smooth as clockwork... [ Read More ]
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