Thursday, May 9, 2013

Your Memento

The new issue of Your Memento can now be viewed at National Archives of Australia.
In this issue:
• Find out how the death of an Australian soldier helped change the way the fallen were honoured in World War I
• Uncover the heroic efforts of late 19th-century postal staff in delivering the mail
• Discover the ‘dry’ years of Australia’s national capital and the charismatic politician who fought against ‘stagger juice’
• Explore some of our favourite images of post-World War II migrants from the Destination: Australia website
• Take a look inside the augmented reality experience of Design 29: creating a capital, an Archives exhibition celebrating the centenary of Australia’s national capital
• Meet the Aussie ‘slobs’ who featured in a 1970s campaign against drink-driving