University of Melbourne Archives
Fighting for the rights of Australians with disability
Geoff Bell was a pioneer in the disability rights movement; his University of Melbourne archive shows how far we’ve come in 40 years, and how far we have to go.
After the fighting: The soldiers who studied
After WW1, some returning soldiers took advantage of the Repatriation Commission's fee support scheme, to study at institutions like the University of Melbourne
Birth of the holiday road trip
The Commercial Travellers' Collection of photographs at the University of Melbourne Archives takes us back to the birth of the holiday road trip
When kissing was a crime
The University of Melbourne Archives preserves a unique window on the poignant stories and changing social attitudes that mark the history of LGBTI liberation
Censorship and celebration at La Mama
La Mama Theatre celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. The University of Melbourne Archives' collection includes a detailed history of the avant-garde theatre
Why Germaine Greer was filmed naked in a bathtub of milk
Germaine Greer and Kenny Everett starred in one of TV's first reality TV shows, Nice Times, filmed in 1969 for Granada TV, a British TV company.