• Art & Exhibitions
Black and white image of soldiers shaking hands
Category
Event
Date
5 Dec 2015 - 7 Feb 2016

Indigenous Australians at war from the Boer War to the present

  • Perth Cultural Centre

Indigenous Australians at war from the Boer War to the present is a photograph-based touring exhibition created by the Shrine of Remembrance.

Stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service and sacrifice during the Boer War, First World War, Second World War, Korea, Vietnam, subsequent conflicts and peace-keeping operations are presented through 75 images. 

The armed services would provide a first experience of equal opportunity, although sadly not an enduring one. In this award-winning exhibition the Shrine celebrates the courage, tenacity and resourcefulness of Indigenous Australians in the armed forces. The exhibition shares the individual and family stories of service and sacrifice of the First Australians.

Image credit: Photographer Unknown, Reproduced courtesy of the Australian War Memorial 083166

This exhibition is presented by the WA Museum Visit website

Dates and times

  • 5 December 2015 - 7 February 2016

Tickets

  • Free

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