Customised camping gear used by the Dunphy family on bushwalks in the Blue Mountains in the 1930s.
Made by teenager Nettie McColive while growing up on an isolated SA dairy farm in the 1930s.
A girl's costume handmade during the Depression to promote her father's availability for work.
A mother's gift to her daughter, complete with miniature furnishings and figurines.
A powerful symbol of the systemic removal of Indigenous children from their families.
Linked to a dramatic story of a dog saving a man during a flash flood in a Melbourne street in the 1880s.
A rare record of life in the 19th century as drawn by a young Aboriginal man in Queensland.
An 1850s children's game produced in England after gold was discovered in Australia.
A handmade wall-hanging which illustrates a powerful story of postwar migration.
A treasured toy pig won by a girl on the way to meeting her father after the Second World War.
A 'make-do' toy tractor owned by a young boy living in rural Australia during the Second World War.