A Hobart solicitor was able to build his scientific reputation by trading the remains of Tasmanian Aboriginal people, a Cambridge study reveals.
history – arts, culture and entertainment
A new collaboration between Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Digital Collections and Google Arts & Culture is set to bring a rich collection of historic Queensland photographs to global audiences.
From intricate jewellery to remnants of giant statues, a trove of ancient treasures from the time of the pharaohs is making its way to Australia.
Australian science subjects place an "inaccurate" emphasis on the work of male, European scientists, prompting calls to rework senior school curriculums.
A 117-year-old piano, hand-painted by Cairns First Nations artist Susan Reys, recently made headlines in Brisbane. The piano, first found at an auction in Cairns, was featured in an orchestra performance. Its unique design and history showcase the artist's talent and cultural stories.
Ever wondered what some of Central Queensland’s iconic stations and newly established towns were really like in the nineteenth century? The recently published, Capricorn drover, could give you an idea.
The finest treasures from ancient Egypt will be on display for Australians to wonder at, with a major exhibition based in the Netherlands touring the country.
Over 800 visitors from Southeast Queensland recently flocked to the Stonehouse Open Day Weekend, captivated by the rough-hewn stone buildings, magnificent draught horses, and an array of talented performers that brought the past to life.
A 15th century book featuring one of the earliest acknowledgements of Australia's existence will go to auction at the Melbourne Rare Book Fair.
A 15th century book featuring one of the earliest acknowledgements of Australia's existence will be for sale at the Melbourne Rare Book Fair.
The picturesque town of Moore in South-east Queensland is home to the historic Stonehouse, a collection of rough-hewn stone buildings that hold a significant place in the region’s heritage.
WWI soldiers wanted to remember their fallen comrades with a grand carillon in the centre of Bathurst, NSW. A Digger's granddaughter is keeping the music alive.
After all, what would the swill pub have been like without tiles?
The history and culture of main streets around the country is being celebrated this week as part of a new national campaign.
Men walked from country towns to the city to enlist in WWI, in what became known as the Coo-ee March. One hundred years on, they continue to inspire.