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An article in the ‘Townsville Daily Bulletin’ newspaper in Queensland on June 18, 1949. The article is about a replica Viking ship built by a Swedish vegetarian sports and youth movement that was based on an original from the British Museum. The…

A film review in the ‘Camperdown Chronicle’ on August 24, 1929 for ‘The Viking’. The review is featured in the ‘Camperdown Theatre: Tonight’s Pictures’ section on page 5. Unlike other reviews of the film, this one focuses on the main…

Described on their website as ‘the largest Licensed Rugby Union Club in the world’ (http://www.vikings.com.au/OurClubs.aspx), the Vikings Group is an Australian club with a number of venues in New South Wales. Their logo features a…

Article in the Examiner newspaper, Launceston, from June 29, 1949, p. 7. The article includes a photograph of the recreated Viking ship the Ormen Friske, and a short report on her arrival in Stockholm for the World Sport Exhibition. The Swedish-built…

A blog for the children’s picture book ‘The Last Viking’ by Australian authors Norman Jorgensen and James Foley (illustrator) published by the Western Australian publisher Fremantle Press. The story is about a boy who connects with his inner…

The children’s picture book ‘The Last Viking’ by Australian authors Norman Jorgensen and James Foley (illustrator) published by the Western Australian publisher Fremantle Press. The story is about a boy who connects with his inner Viking to…

Image of some delegates of the 2010 conference of the Australian Early Medieval Association (AEMA) held at The University of Western Australia visiting a re-creation Viking ship built by Royce Carrig of Perth. AEMA conferences commonly include at…

Image of a recreation Viking ship built by Royce Carrig of Perth. The wooden ship was built from plans of an excavated Viking ship, and can usually be found anchored in the Swan River at the 1st Pelican Point Sea Scout Group base in Crawley. It is…