Discover the collection of objects from the German and Austrian refugees who transported to Australia on the SS Dunera and were later interred at Hay internment camp during World War II. Continue reading
Discover the Japanese Himitsu-Bako puzzle box which was recovered from one of the Japanese midget submarines that was involved in the attack on Sydney Harbour on the night of 30-31 May 1942. Continue reading
Discover the Friendship Stick made by Gavin Flick, Alanna Rose and Jai Rose for the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Continue reading
This set of bocce balls is of historic significance as evidence of the transfer of a men’s social activity from Italy to Griffith, Australia. Continue reading
Discover the Race to the Australian Goldfields board game c.1850s where travellers race to get bags of gold – or fail in the Australian gold rush.
The game has historic value as evidence of the prevailing view in the early 20th century of Australia’s ethnic purity and the desire to restrict Asians and Pacific Islanders from migrating there. Continue reading