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20 Jun 17

First women to ride around Australia

Black and white photo of two women on bicycles carrying swags and other equipment

School friends Shirley Duncan and Wendy Law set off on their bikes to travel around Australia in 1946. Their journey took three years.

By Catriona Donnelly

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