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Australian Stories

Over 200 articles about Australian history and culture are organised by themes such as Australian identity, history, Indigenous culture, music and performance, natural environment, and the visual arts and crafts. You can search for keywords or browse using the themes or the Australian Stories a to z index.

Warning. Australian stories may contain the names and images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now deceased. Australian stories also contain links to sites that may use images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased.

Australian identity

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Design and architecture

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Festivals and observances

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Film, television and radio

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History - colonial, conflict and modern

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Indigenous arts, culture and heritage

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Inventiveness - technology and science

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Literature and language

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Music and performance

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Natural environment

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Political system and institutions

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Sport and recreation

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Visual arts and crafts

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