Aboriginal ANZACS: from South Australia to the Great War

Aboriginal ANZACs crop

23 June 2016–07 August 2016

10am - 5pm daily
South Australian Museum

Admission

Free

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have fought alongside other Australians in every war, but their presence and contribution has not been acknowledged until recently.

Aboriginal ANZACS: from South Australia to the Great War tells the story of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who fought on behalf of their country before they were recognised as citizens. Visitors will hear individual experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander soldiers and how this war impacted on their lives and the lives of their families.

This exhibition is part of the Flanders Fields Poppy Trailan initiative of the Honorary Consuls of France and Belgium in collaboration with a local consortium including the South Australian Museum,  the University of Adelaide, Artlab Australia, Army Museum of South Australia, Art Gallery of South Australia, State Opera of South Australia and the State Library of South Australia.

 

The South Australian Museum gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the ANZAC Day Commemoration Council, Department of Treasury and Finance.

 

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