What’s on around Australia


10 March, vigil to mark centenary of Alice Wheeldon’s conviction on charge of conspiring to murder PM Lloyd George.


ABC Honest History spot, Local Radio Canberra 666 and online, alternate Tuesday mornings, after 10.30 am, with Genevieve Jacobs. Starting again soon.

Evidence and expertise in a post-truth world, Manning Clark Lecture, Professor Brian Schmidt, Nobel Prize Winner and Vice Chancellor, ANU, 3 March; details and RSVP

South Vietnamese soldiers after the war; launch of book by Nathalie Nguyen, UNSW Canberra, 7 March; details and RSVP

Historians in Dark Times (Ann McGrath, Frank Bongiorno, Meggie Hutchison), Muse, 12 March; need tickets

Australian War Memorial: For Country, For Nation (Indigenous service); Middle East involvement; The Holocaust: Witnesses and Survivors. Our review of the latter.

National Portrait Gallery: The Popular Pet Show, till March 2017. Our review.

National Library: The Sell (advertising) till April 2017. Our review.

Memories of the struggle: Australians against apartheid, MOADOPH.

National Archives of Australia events, various dates.


Moran Prize, portraits and photographs, Paddington. What we said.

Australian Museum, What’s On listing.

University of Sydney, What’s On listing.

Northern Rivers

Mariam’s Day, 9 March, Muslim and non-Muslim women talking, part of Lismore Women’s Festival


Who’s Afraid of Colour: Indigenous women artists at NGV Ian Potter till April.

John Olsen: The You Beaut Country, at NGV Ian Potter till February then to Sydney.

WWI Love and Sorrow continues.

The Changing Face of Victoria permanent exhibition at the SLV.

Public Record Office of Victoria has lots of exhibitions, including Soldier On: WWI Soldier Settler Stories, Old Treasury Building.


Anzac centenary events and exhibitions, Queensland Museum.

Histories of Queensland, Queensland Museum.

Everywhen Everywhere, Indigenous Australian collection, Queensland Art Gallery.

Southbank events page.


Mortlock Wing exhibitions, SLSA, permanent South Australiana, including on European discovery and exploration.

Sample Vintage Port Adelaide plus other events and exhibitions at SA Maritime Museum.

Adelaide City Council What’s On page.

Perth and Fremantle

Perth Festival from 10 February

Travellers and Traders in the Indian Ocean World, WA Maritime Museum, Freo, till April; story.

The State Library of WA is publicising the World War I materials in its collection.

Perth City Council Events page.


TMAG has Shaping Tasmania: a Journey in 100 Objects and 1967 Tasmanian bushfires.

Hobart City Council What’s On page.


What’s On including New Zealand festival.

Te Papa Museum of New Zealand.


What’s On

7 February 2017

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