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This Australian Mutual Provident Society building is in the centre of the Tasmanian city of Launceston. It was designed by local architects Lesley Gordon Corrie (1859-1918) and Alexander North (1858-1945) and built by J. and T. Gunn. It opened in…

‘The Talisman’ is an article by Robert Power published in 1924 in the ‘Two Minute Talks’ section of the Launceston newspaper the Examiner. The article is about the importance of putting ones faith in God rather than…

The 1949 article ‘Tasmania’s Historic Towers’ by M.S.R. Sharland appeared in the Hobart, Tasmania, based newspaper The Mercury. The article discusses a number of stand-alone towers in Tasmania, including two medieval-styled…

This 1924 article in the Hobart based newspaper The Mercury advertises two performances of the pantomine 'Robin Hood' at the Bijou Theatre. The performances were held 'by special request' following an earlier successful season. The pantomine is…

The article ‘The bride wore… a sword’ by reporter Hannah Martin appeared in the online version of the Tasmanian newspaper The Mercury. The article reports on a medieval ‘Celtic’-style wedding of two members of the…

This online newspaper article by Ben McClellan appeared in the Blacktown Advocate on May 21, 2012. It reports on the recent Blacktown (western Sydney) Medieval Fayre. According to the article, the Fayre featured medieval-themed stalls, demonstrations…

This article by Angela Pownall appeared in the online version of The West Australian newspaper. It reports on State Government legislation aimed at modernising the Western Australian mental health system. The existing system is described as being…

These photographs compare the clock face at the Hay Street end of London Court in Perth with Le Gros Horloge, or the Great Clock, at Rouen in Normandy, France, on which it is based. An article in The West Australian newspaper in 1937, and repeated on…