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Lifting the Lid: View the Original Australian Constitution

Two women viewing the Australian Constitution
Two women viewing the Australian Constitution

Overview

Are you intrigued by the voices that echo through the national archival collection?

Do you want to know more about how Australians live together, about their values and aspirations, and the histories that have helped create the Commonwealth of Australia?

Here is your chance to view the original Australian Constitution and the Royal Commission of Assent signed by Queen Victoria as they lift the lid.

Visit Voices / Dhuniai and explore stories of people seeking to be heard from Federation through to today.

In Connections / Mura gadi, learn the purpose of the national archival collection through original records and intriguing stories on display and curated on our interactive digital wall.

Enjoy this informative tour of two permanent exhibitions in the heart of Canberra in the beautiful heritage-listed East Block building.

Dates

24 Feb – 23 Nov 2024
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Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
National Archives of AustraliaKings Avenue, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions
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