During the 19th century, Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building was an architectural masterpiece which showcased Australia’s arrival on the world stage as an economic powerhouse.
When right-wing agitator Francis De Groot upstaged the 1932 opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and sliced through the ceremonial ribbon, the antique sword he wielded cemented its place as an Aust
Despite being one of the greatest Australian films ever made, the 1919 silent movie The Sentimental Bloke was almost lost to the audiences of today. So how was it recovered?
Since it fluttered above a group of rebellious gold miners at the 1854 Eureka Stockade, the flag of the Southern Cross has become a symbol of democracy and defiance.
The extraordinary build-up of fossils in South Australia’s World and National Heritage-listed Naracoorte Caves spans at least 350,000 years and provides rare evidence of Australia’s distinctive fau
Most Australians know that Banjo Paterson wrote the lyrics to 'Waltzing Matilda' but who wrote the music?
The first Prime Minister of Australia, Edmund Barton, was born in Sydney on 18 January 1849 and qualified as a lawyer from the University of Sydney after lecturing in Classics.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
Chris Taylor reveals the secrets behind a fascinating mix of treasures from Australia’s National Heritage List.
Take a road trip of discovery with Warren Brown as he reveals a fascinating mix of national treasures drawn from collections across Australia.