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 First wharfies to work a shift at the new inner harbour berth, Port Kembla, New South Wales, 2 December 1960
20
Jan
2023

Struggle, Solidarity and Unity: 150 Years of Maritime Unions in Australia »

Struggle, Solidarity and Unity: 150 Years of Maritime Unions in Australia explores the rich history of Australia’s maritime unions, drawing from our...
A group of bakers
05
Jan
2023

Applications open for the Eric Fry labour history research grant »

The Eric Fry Labour History Research Grant assists students doing an honours or postgraduate thesis of at least 10,000 words to research at the Noel...
11
Oct
2022

2022 ANU Archives Annual Lecture now online »

The ANU Archives 2022 Annual Lecture was held 3 November 2022 in conjunction with the Friends of the Noel Butlin Archives Centre. It is now ...
Necklace collected by Marie Reay in Papua New Guinea
02
Jun
2022

Marie Reay in Papua New Guinea exhibition on now »

Marie Reay in Papua New Guinea: Exploring Cultures Through Objects celebrates the work of ANU anthropologist Marie Reay, who devoted much of her...
Surplus labour at Jones Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, March 1927. Photographer - Arthur Aitken.
03
May
2022

Waterside Workers' records digitised »

This year marks a very special anniversary for the Maritime Union of Australia, with 2022 marking 150 years since the formation of the first trade...
12
Jan
2022

Applications for the Eric Fry labour history research grant are now open »

The Canberra Region Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History (ASSLH) and the Australian Studies Institute at the Australian...
ANU Archives 2021 Annual lecture
10
Nov
2021

Records and Recollections: the pneumonic influenza pandemic in Australia, 1918-1919 »

For the 2021 ANU Archives Annual Lecture, Dr Anthea Hyslop spoke about the pneumonic influenza pandemic in Australia, 1918-1919. A recording of this...
12
Jun
2020

Opening up the "Palace Letters" »

A momentous High Court decision handed down on 28 May has seen the National Archives of Australia directed to review access to letters...
27
Mar
2020

Covid-19 update »

ANU campuses are moving to remote work and study from Thursday 26 March until at least 27 June 2020. ANU Archives staff who are able to work remotely...
28
May
2019

2019 Eric Fry Research Grant winner announced »

Congratulations to Rhys Williams from the Australian National University, who has been awarded the Eric Fry Research Grant for 2019. Rhys is...

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