For the past 5 years the Library has been digitising, exhibiting and promoting its First World War collections as part of the centenary of the Great War. Central to the Library’s collection are the personal diaries written by men and women who served. This collection was added to the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World register in 2015.
Stranger Country is the blow-by-blow account of the six months Monica drove and camped her way through some of Australia’s most beautiful landscapes and shared meals with miners, grey nomads, artists, farmers, community workers and small business owners from across the nation.
Session 3 in the History Matters Series asks: ‘In the professional field of heritage interpretation, are historians out in the cold?’ Heritage interpretation is dominated by specialists other than historians. What can historians do for heritage interpretation? What can heritage interpretation do for historians?