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Make the most of this rare chance to explore the iconic Shine Dome in Canberra on its 60th anniversary. Staff from the Australian Academy of Science will be conducting tours and sharing fascinating secrets from the construction of this unique building to the present day.
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Shine Dome and the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, the Academy will hold a special screening of Hidden Figures, introduced by Australia's Astronomer-at-large, Professor Fred Watson. We will also screen The 50th, on the role Canberrans played in the
Between 1806 and 1946, 221 people were hanged in Van Diemen's Land.
Woolmers Estate situated on the Norfolk Plains in north-east Tasmania, is an example of how the assignment system was set up to provide labour to settlers in exchange for food and clothing.
Brickendon is one of Tasmania's hidden treasures and along with Woolmers Estate has been included on the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of eleven Australian convict sites.
The Waverley Heritage and Design Awards 2019 recognise projects which respect, value and contribute to Waverley’s built environment and celebrates the homeowners, architects, designers and builders involved in enhancing Waverley’s distinctive character.
Come visit the Hobart Convict Penitentiary and see Pandemonium with screenings every hour on the hour.
A wonderful opportunity to experience a sense of place. Step back in time and spend the day in Bellerive - the Jewel in the Crown of the Eastern Shore History.
Visit the private museum Ferryman's House ; then see the Sound Preservation collection ; learn about available family history resources
Louise Ann Meredith's writings and illustrations were widely acclaimed.
Anzac Memorial Senior Historian and Curator, Brad Manera, will present a discussion on the weapons of the combatants used at the Battle of Isandlwana and an interpretation of this 1879 battlefield, drawing some little known connections to Australia.
The event will take place in our Main Room. After the talk tea, coffee or cold drinks and scones with jam and cream will be available. There will be no charge for this event.
Heritage Day at Yandina Historic House
Unveiling of the Tea Tree Park Sundial
Newly painted Historic House open, and Museum Shed open - entry gold coin donation, till 1pm,
Launch of Audienne Blyth's latest book, " Bettie Clark's Diary and Early North Arm"
This is a unique opportunity to hear Suzanne Spunner's award-winning play read by the amazing Annie Gastin in historic Audit House.
Enjoy afternoon tea in the delightful gardens of Burnett House at the Myilly Point Heritage Precinct.
The Weindorfers are the visionaries whose efforts led to the creation of the Cradle Mountain World Heritage National Park “for all people for all time.”
Guides tour to Waldheim Chalet, bath house and Weindorfers Forest Walk, picnic lunch.