Digitised Collections

Digitised collections

This section features collection items which have been digitised as part of our ongoing collection preservation work.

Diana Mudgee

Diana was an Aboriginal woman from the Piambong/Mudgee area of New South Wales.

From the loss of her parents at a young age, through childhood marriage and motherhood to her connection with one of the most important families in Australian history, Diana's life was nothing short of inspirational. It's a story that needs to be told.

Collectors of Words

Information on Australian languages has been written down from at least 1770, with the collection of words at the Endeavour River by Captain Cook in his voyage up the east coast of Australia.

To remove and protect

The state and territory government legislation

NAIDOC Posters

Each year NAIDOC Week has a theme. This is a record of NAIDOC posters from 1972 to now.

The Sorry Books

The Sorry Books were an opportunity for ordinary Australians who wanted to do something in response to the Federal Government's refusal to make a formal apology to the Stolen Generations.

Yirrkala Bark Petitions

Yirrkala Bark Petitions 1963

Yirrkala Bark Petitions 1963 gain insights into the worry that people were feeling as the mining encroached on their land and their children's futures.