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Landmark events

A rich collection of objects and memorabilia from Queen Elizabeth II's first visit as reigning monarch.
Illustrates the intense media and public speculation about a baby's disappearance at Ayers Rock.
A collection of sketches from the high-profile 1982 trial of Lindy and Michael Chamberlain.
Memorabilia associated with Australian aviation pioneers, Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm.
Worn while lobbying for recognition of Aboriginal Australians in the 1967 Referendum campaign.
A girl's costume handmade during the Depression to promote her father's availability for work.
Bushranger Ned Kelly defends his actions in this political manifesto.
Fifteen drawing instruments in a presentation case owned and used by architect John Smith Murdoch.
Includes the unusually large heart of legendary racehorse Phar Lap and items belonging to the jockeys who rode him to victory.
An Australian flag retrieved from the ruins of the World Trade Center.
Tools, models and memorabilia from one of Australia's greatest engineering feats.
Personal objects belonging to an Australian woman who lost her life in the September 11 terrorist attacks.