Jane Brown, Tumbarumba, NSW, 2012

The Australian Centre was founded in January 1989 with the assistance of a grant from the Hugh Williamson Foundation. Learn more about our history and our staff.

The Lone Hand Illustrated Monthly

The Australian Centre aims to develop research capacity in two key areas: the colonial Australian archive and contemporary Australian cultural practices. Learn more about Annual topics and Publications.

Richmond Roller Skating photo: SLV

The Australian Centre administers a series of prizes for outstanding endeavour in the visual arts, creative writing and biographical studies. More information...

Old Dunlop tyre advertisement featuring a globe

A list of humanities and creative arts databases, literary and creative writing publications, and other useful online resources.