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Commonwealth Government Records about Tasmania


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Map of Tasmania, 1950

From Chapter 1

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Sir Nicholas Lockyer’s report, ‘Assistance with “Severe Conditions”’, The Mercury, 20 April 1926, reprint

From Chapter 2

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Cataract Gorge in quieter times, a year after the flood, Launceston, c.1930

From Chapter 3

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Sir Ivan Holyman, 1957

From Chapter 3

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Report on loss of Douglas C47-DCA 1900 aircraft VH-AET, Seven Mile Beach, near Cambridge, Tasmania, 10 March 1946

From Chapter 3

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The Tasman Bridge, showing the area demolished when the Lake Illawarra collided with the bridge, 5 January 1975

From Chapter 3

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Lake Pedder Action Committee postcard, 1973

From Chapter 4

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Area of Mount Campbell, Cradle Mountain, Lake Gordon, Lake Pedder, Crater Lake and Dove Lake, 1975

From Chapter 4

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Drawing and ground floor plans of Low Head, South Bruni, Deal Island, Swan Island and Goose Island lighthouses, c.1848

From Chapter 5

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Maatsuyker Island lighthouse, off southern Tasmania, 1977

From Chapter 5

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Tasman Island lighthouse ‘pigeon message’, 1921

From Chapter 5

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Reply to letter by JH Sexton, Honorary Secretary, Aborigines’ Friends’ Association, about conditions on Cape Barren Island after an influenza epidemic, 7 September, 1926

From Chapter 6

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Letter by Mrs ME Adams objecting to the failure to include a Tasmanian representative at the Commonwealth and State Aboriginal Authorities on Aboriginal Welfare conference, 19 April 1937

From Chapter 6

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First house being built by the Cape Barren Housing project, 1980

From Chapter 6

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Gertrud Malik’s application for registration as an alien, 1951

From Chapter 7

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Enid Lyons, 1934

From Chapter 8

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Eddie, John and Ineke Hoogenhout, Catharina Besselink, and Nieske and Jan Hoogenhout outside the family’s bakery on Main Street in Sheffield, Tasmania, 1970

From Chapter 9

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New acid plant at Risdon, Tasmania, 1948

From Chapter 9

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Hobart trolley bus, 1947

From Chapter 9

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John Elliott and Premier Eric Reese on board the May Queen, 1974

From Chapter 9

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Olegas Truchanas, 1949

From Chapter 9

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James Guy, Joe Lyons and Charles Culley, elected Members of the House of Representatives, 1929

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Commonwealth Government Records about Tasmania: Book front cover

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Commonwealth Government Records about Tasmania: Book back cover

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