First languages for NSLA’s Indigenous group Members of NSLA’s Indigenous project group met with representatives of First Languages Australia last month at the State Library of Victoria. Read more about the meeting here.
This is some process behind my latest work, an article opener for Australian Geographic (Sept-Oct Issue 116). It shows roughly 380+ Aboriginal tribes and dialects in their respective locations. From top to bottom:
On this day in 1856, the first free settlement of Norfolk Island was established. This followed the failure of a viable development of the timber industry and the closure of the notorious penal colony in 1855.
Graphic map of the Dardanelles operations, 1915. A bird’s eye view of the Gallipoli Peninsula and west coast of Turkey to the Hellespont. It shows the positions of landings, front lines, forts and batteries.
William Bradley was First Lieutenant on the ship, Sirius, captained by John Hunter. Contained in his journal are 22 meticulously drawn charts which record a series of early survey expeditions in the colony and voyages on the Sirius.