Monday 26 March 2007 by Robyn Van-Dyk. 1 comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse

After much time and deliberation the caption competition has finally come to a close! All captions entered were put to the vote of Research Centre staff. By popular vote the winning caption was awarded to Craig Tibbitts. Craig will be recommended for a significant honour for highlighting the main problem inherent in this method of transport.

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I've just put up Matthew Gibbs' review of the film Lawrence of Arabia against our call for reviews. You can find it here and it is well worth a read. Matthew is a freelance writer from Sydney with a good knowledge of Lawrence.

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Tuesday 20 February 2007 by Mal Booth. No comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse Our exhibition

I am sorry that there have been few posts recently. It isn't because we have all been on holiday. This time of year is simply a very busy period for all of us, with many planning and budget deadlines to meet. As well, we are now finalising details for the last couple of loans needed for the Lawrence exhibition and I've been particularly preoccupied by these negotiations. Hopefully, they will lead to an impressive range of historical weapons, art, robes, documents and other memorabilia being displayed in Australia for the first time.

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Wednesday 24 January 2007 by Mal Booth. 1 comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse The Light Horse

The Australian Light Horse unit war diaries from the First World War have been digitally scanned in full colour and can now be read online. This marks the start of a project to digitise all of the archival series AWM4 Australian Imperial Force unit war diaries, 1914-18 War.

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Thursday 18 January 2007 by Mal Booth. No comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse Our exhibition

At last! Here are the photos from our December 2006 film screening of Lawrence of Arabia. Under these nearly authentic period disguises, our exhibition team is all but revealed.

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