Collections online

Collections online include online exhibitions and digitised collections.

The online exhibitions present curated information to enhance your discovery of the story behind the content. The digitised collections show items which have been digitised as part of our ongoing preservation work.

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.

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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.

Uluru-Kata Tjuta

Uluru-Kata Tjuta

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the handback of Uluru and Kata Tjuta to the Anangu.