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    On the River to Gundagai – Yarri, Jacky and the Great Flood of 1852

    24 Nov 2017

    On Friday June 25 1852 the small township of Gundagai, nestled on the river flats of the Murrumbidgee River, was completely destroyed when the flooded river burst its banks. Previous floods had not been this devastating and the early settlers ignored the advice … The post On the River to Gundagai – Yarri, Jacky and the Great Flood of 1852 appeared first on Australian National Maritime Museum.

  • Nawi Indigenous watercraft

    Canoe Cultures – Nawi 2017 Travelling Our Waters

    07 Nov 2017

    On 9 November the museum will host the second national conference on Indigenous watercraft. Nawi 2017  – Travelling Our Waters brings together traditional watercraft builders, community members, historians, students and others to share knowledge and culture about canoes and all the … The post Canoe Cultures – Nawi 2017 Travelling Our Waters appeared first on Australian National Maritime Museum.