Online exhibitions


We have created a range of online exhibitions which enhance and provide curated information on digitised collection items that relate to important events or cultural experiences for Indigenous Australians.

The Referendum Australia Had to Have

The Referendum Australia Had to Have

As the nation discusses recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Australian Constitution, it is important to understand what led the nation to a referendum to change the Constitution on 27 May 1967.

The Lone Protestor

A M Fernando Notebooks

An introduction to the life of Anthony Martin Fernando through digital copies of his incredibly emotive notebooks, which were written while he was living in London from 1929 to 1930.

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Remembering the Mission Days

Explore the Aborigines’ Inland Mission influence over Aboriginal people through newsletters issued from 1905 to 1966, as well as the regulations controlling Indigenous Australians during that period.

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The 1965 Freedom Ride

In 1965, a fact-finding bus trip to towns in western New South Wales quickly became a watershed moment in Australia's history. Jump on the bus and take a journey with the Student Action for Aborigines organisation.

Last reviewed: 4 Mar 2016