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Issue seven March–August 2015

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Don’t miss the latest issue of The Museum magazine to find out what’s happening behind-the-scenes at the National Museum of Australia.

This issue features stories about the history of beach girl beauty contests in Australia; what life was like in Australia during the First World War; the development of the Museum's 100 Defining Moments project; the intriguing stories that lie behind a collection of ballet costumes; plus news of other new acquisitions including Michael Chamberlain’s Holden Torana; and more ...


Cover: Spectators at the 1953 Sun Beach Girl Quest at Chelsea Lifesaving Club, Melbourne. Courtesy: Robin Whittle.