Content tagged with War Service

The difference identity makes: Indigenous Cultural Capital in Australian Cultural Fields

Through the struggles of Indigenous Australians for recognition and self-determination it has become common sense to understand Australia as made up...

Publication or resource - 23 May 2019

Nganapurru malngmarama balandanha runungura baman

"We found a white man on an island long ago" A first-hand account of the rescue of U.S Air Force Flight Lieutenant Clarence Sanford on 14th...

Blog post - 23 Apr 2019

Our Mob Served – a vivid picture of Indigenous war service

The oral histories and treasured family photographs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service men and women create a vivid picture of...

News - 28 Mar 2019

Our Mob Served

Our Mob Served presents a moving and little-known history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander war time and defence service, told through the...

Publication or resource - 15 Mar 2019

Remembrance Day 2018

AIATSIS pays our respects to Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders who served and died in all wars. Each year on the 11th November...

Blog post - 9 Nov 2018

Protecting Country, Serving Nation

In a tranquil and reflective bush setting on the slopes of Mount Ainslie just behind the massive Byzantine Revival style of the Australian War...

Blog post - 3 May 2017

Fighters from the Fringe

The highly respected and admired Oodgeroo Noonuccal, also known as Kath Walker, articulated the feelings of Aboriginal people for the rest of...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

War Service

Group portrait of the special platoon consisting of Aboriginal soldiers, all volunteers, at Number 9 camp at Wangaratta with Corporal Mullett (left...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015