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16 Mar 17

Snowy scheme honoured as a Defining Moment

Group of men on a rail engine, outside a mine. Photo: National Archives of Australia.

The Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme is being honoured as a Defining Moment in Australian history at a plaque presentation in Cooma this Sunday, 19 March 2017.

By National Museum of Australia


1 Dec 16

Mawson's Antarctic milestone

It’s 105 years this week since the departure of the 1911 Australasian Antarctic expedition, a feat of scientific achievement and extraordinary endurance.

By National Museum of Australia