Thursday, 19 February 2015

Indigenous Australians at War : From the Boer War to the Present


Contact: Birgitta Magnusson-Reid, Burnie Regional Art Gallery
p: 6430 5875   e: bmagnusson-reid@burnie.net
w: www.burniearts.net

Exhibition open now until Thursday 5 March 2015      
Location: Burnie Regional Art Gallery

Intended Audience: Grades 4-12 and adults

Indigenous Australians have served Australia in all major conflicts from the Boer War to the present. This award-winning exhibition from the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne celebrates the courage, tenacity and resourcefulness of Indigenous Australians in the armed forces. The exhibition uncovers the individual and family stories of service and sacrifice of the First Australians.

An education kit is available to download directly from the DVA.