1860 Lambing Flat Roll Up Banner

The banner’s historic value lies in its relationship to the themes of the gold rush experience, racial antagonism, the fear of the exotic and unknown, and ideologies that culminated in the first act of the newly Federated Commonwealth of Australia, the 1901 Immigration Restriction Act. Continue reading

1900 Jindera Timber Jinker

The jinker is historically significant as a tangible link to the early timber clearing and milling activities undertaken by German migrant communities in the Currawarna/Berry Jerry area of the Riverina.
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1880 Jindera Brass Tenor Horn

Discover the tenor horn used in the German Brass Band at Jindera NSW between 1880 and 1910. The Jindera Brass Band tenor horn is associated with the second phase of German settlement in the Riverina. Continue reading