Exploring the rich cultural history of the AAT

Human engagement with Antarctica is relatively short, but it has given rise to a rich cultural legacy.

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Norfolk Island's convict past

9 September 2017

In 1788, Lieutenant Philip Gidley King, along with a party of 15 convicts and seven free men, arrived on Norfolk Island to set up a British colony.

Sensational licensed stamp packs for September

7 September 2017

We are releasing two sensational licensed stamp packs featuring the latest instalments of Cars and Star Wars.

Capturing the space race on stamps

6 September 2017

Fifty years ago, on 29 November 1967, Australia launched its first satellite, WRESAT, from the Woomera Rocket Range in South Australia.

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Shipwrecks: Capturing our maritime past

A series of three articles about fascinating sea-faring tales

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