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Travels along the Tamar

I was so excited to get out and make the most of my last couple of days in Tassie, that I didn’t sleep much.  Which, as it turned out, was just another bonus, because as I decided to take an early morning stroll nearby my hotel, these are the scenes that awaited me… 451 more words

Single Girls Travel

ISAT Gamelan Orchestra rocked the stage in QVMAG

Friday (7/11/2015), the Indonesian Student Association of Tasmania (ISAT) had a great opportunity to promote Indonesian traditional music instruments (gamelan) to public in Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG), Launceston. 126 more words


Distraction can lead to great things #Minecraft

In mid August I attended the Code Club Australia teacher training at East Launceston Primary School. I mentioned in a post that reflected on the day that I was a little distracted. 413 more words


Real World Experience in The Innovation Circle @ The Battery Shed

It’s a space unlike any other. It’s where ideas matter, creativity, problem solving and a passion for technology and gizmos!  Age, education, clothes (although ironic t-shirts tend to dominate), social standing, gender or cultural background are not barriers to being part of The Battery Shed community. 370 more words

Public Programs

The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience has borrowed one of QVMAG’s iconic motor vehicles for its community zone.

The ambulance was commissioned by the City of Launceston in 1919 in readiness for a likely outbreak of pneumonic influenza. 192 more words


Did someone call the dentist?

Natural Sciences volunteer Darcie Hunt is developing a display of fish jaws to highlight differences in fish diets and feeding strategies. Here Darcie is preparing to remove the jaws from one of Tasmania’s top predators, an 86 kg Bluefin tuna ( 695 more words


Prisoner Cornelius GLEESON 1873 and 1916

Police photograph (mounted cdv) of prisoner Cornelius Gleeson
Taken by T. J. Nevin,  December 1873, Hobart Gaol
TMAG Collection Ref: Q15602.1

Verso: Prisoner Cornelius Gleeson… 2,901 more words

19th Century Prison Photography