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Black Diggers by Tom Wright: Queensland Theatre Company production

A song in Black Diggers

In 2015, State Library acquired a filmed simulcast performance of the Queensland Theatre Company production of Tom Wright’s Black Diggers. Directed by Wesley Enoch, this production toured Australia after a successful run in Brisbane, and this simulcast was made on 8 October 2014. Through a series of interweaving vignettes, Black Diggers reveals the largely untold story of … Read more

Rediscovering ANZACS

Captain Edward Newton's collection

Guest Blogger – Judy Gilloway, SLQ Volunteer When reading and transcribing soldiers letters in the SLQ collection, it is remarkable how often chance and synchronicity occurred. For example, a soldier happens to look out of a hospital window in Cairo at just the moment a friend that he knew in civilian life in Australia is … Read more