1990 Fairfield Oktoberfest Beer Stein

The Bier stein and eisstock game piece are social and culturally significant. The German-Austrian Society of Australia Club was formed to assist Post World War II migrants to resettle into suburban Fairfield community life between 1945 and 1960, and fulfil an important social and cultural role in an alienating culture. Continue reading

1930 Griffith Home Wares Collection

The bedroom chest and kitchen knives are examples of craft improvised in Australia by Italian men. It is significant to Italian families as evidence and a reminder of hard times as Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area pioneers. Continue reading