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Vol 43 no 1, February 2021
Update from the President
By Colin Thomas   |   February 2021   |   Vol 43 no 1

I trust all members enjoyed a wonderful festive season and new year with family and friends. Who would have thought at this time last year that 2020 would present us with the challenges that it did? Hopefully 2021 will prove to be more the ‘norm’. As I write this, regional COVID outbreaks appear to have bee...

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Vol 43 no 1, February 2021
By John Wade   |   February 2021   |   Vol 43 no 1

Many people help create each issue of Australiana: authors, editor, photographers, owners of items, designer, expert readers, proof-readers and other talented individuals and institutions. Once we publish, each story is pretty much set in stone, so we try to check our research, facts and conclusions first. We c...

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Vol 42 no 2, May 2020
At Home' at Clairville: a Tasmanian Branch event
By Scott Carlin   |   May 2020   |   Vol 42 no 2

On a beautiful summer’s afternoon, 85 members from Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Hobart and northern Tasmania attended the Tasmanian Branch’s 2020 opening event, an ‘At Home’ at Clairville (plate 1) near Evandale, courtesy of the owners, Michael McWilliams and Robert Henley (plates 2-3). The event on 22 ...

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Vol 42 no 1, Feb 2020
Social media and the Australiana Society
By Katrina Banyai   |   February 2020   |   Vol 42 no 1

The Australiana Society has launched social media campaigns across several platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Our presence on these platforms will diversify the ways we reach members and broaden our audiences. This will generate new interest in the Society for ongoing generations to recruit fo...

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Vol 38 no 1, Feb 2016
Book review: Eva Czernis-Ryl, ‘Hendrik Forster Silversmith Designer Maker’
By Christine Erratt   |   February 2016   |   Vol 38 no 1

During the second decade of the new millennium, many pioneers of the crafts movement in Australia, which began to flourish in the 1970s, will celebrate four decades of working in studio practices with their chosen materials.

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Vol 37 no 3, Aug 2015
Book Review: Dorothy Erickson, ‘Inspired by Light’
By Eva Czernis-Ryl   |   August 2015   |   Vol 37 no 3

Published as the first of two hardcover volumes (the second will cover the period from 1950 to now), this is Dr Dorothy Erickson’s most ambitious publishing venture. Exploring the work of designers and makers in Western Australia since the founding of the Swan River Colony in 1829 until 1969, it is her most s...

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Vol 36 no 3, August 2014
Book review: Jean Fornasiero & John West-Sooby, 'French Designs on Colonial New South Wales'
By Prof. John Ramsland   |   August 2014   |   Vol 36 no 3

A lengthy title, but for a magnificently appointed book. It not only provides a translation of Péron’s memoir for the first time, but insightfully explores every relevant nook and cranny of colonial history of the period. The book is considerably enhanced by art works and contemporary maps, particularly thos...

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Vol 33 no 4, November 2011
Vol 33 no 2, May 2011
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Vol 45 no 2, May 2023
A turbulent town: Ballarat and the Eureka Stockade
By David Senior   |   May 1996   |   Vol 45 no 2

At dawn on Sunday, 3 December 1854, a momentous event occurred in Australian history, the battle of Eureka Stockade at Ballarat. It would turn out to be pivotal in our political journey as a nation.On that fateful morning, a contingent of the British 40th Somersetshire Regiment of Foot, supported by a sect...

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Vol 6 no 3, Jul 1984
Fire Marks
By Vaughn Evans   |   July 1984   |   Vol 6 no 3

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Vol 2 no 4, Nov 1980
A Portrait of Mrs. John Verge
By Ian Evans   |   November 1980   |   Vol 2 no 4

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Vol 2 no 2, May 1980
The Australiana Society acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples – the First Australians – as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this land and gives respect to the Elders – past and present – and through them to all Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.