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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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About Time

21 May 2015

South Australia's annual history festival is on 1-31 May each year. Check it out [ read more ]

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Darwin photography exhibition The Photo Fence

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The Photo Fence is a public photography exhibition about Darwin's love affair with high fencing... [ Read More ]

Artists capture Darwin's love affair with high fences

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Darwin artists capture the Top End's love affair with fencing in a free photography exhibition — fittingly displayed on a cyclone fence... [ Read More ]

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