Events

The Unidentified Project

Why stop now?! Even though our exhibition Unidentified is over and done with, there are still some names missing from the faces. We will be posting these portraits one at a time on our Facebook Page and continuing the quest to identify their subjects. We will also be giving you all the information and stories we have gathered so far.
So spread the word - “Do you recognise anyone?”

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On This Day...

Friday, 18 August 2017 to Friday, 17 August 2018

Join us on Facebook for smashing front pages and links to the fantastic resource that is TROVE. We will be posting every available issue, of every Advocate newspaper, every day, for a whole year! Starting Friday 18 August.

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We Need Your Help!

Saturday, 19 August 2017 to Sunday, 15 April 2018

We are keen to get as many issues of Advocate newspapers, available on The National Library’s TROVE website, properly transcribed and searchable as possible! Simply go to www.trove.nla.gov.au and head to newspapers to get started. If you need help, just ask us!

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Lunchtime Talks

Saturday, 19 August 2017 to Sunday, 15 April 2018

Discover the personal journeys and cheeky stories of some of The Advocate’s most well-known and well-loved identities!
Dates and Times TBC - Stay tuned for details!

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Come and Play with... Stereoscopes

Saturday, 30 September 2017 to Sunday, 5 November 2017

Come and get hands-on with real objects from our collection!