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ASSI Community celebrates new exhibition, Plantation Voices

Australian South Sea Islander community enjoying the new exhibition Plantation Voices: Contemporary Conversations with Australian South Sea Islanders

Plantation Voices: Contemporary conversations with Australian South Sea Islanders is now open until 8 September.  On 16 February with a special community event hosted by the State Library of Queensland to welcome the Australian South Sea Islander community and open the exhibition. Over 210 people from communities all along the eastern coastline came together to celebrate … Read more

100 year old photo albums prepared for display ….

State Library staff working on collection items for the new exhibition, Plantation Voices: Contemporary conversations with Australian South Sea Islanders.

Plantation Voices: Contemporary conversations with Australian South Sea Islanders open 16 February – 9 September 2019. Work is being carried out on the State Library of Queensland collection items that will be on display in the new exhibition showcasing Australian South Sea Islander history, heritage and culture. State Library conservator Kelly Leahey has been working … Read more