The Australian War Memorial is Australia's national memorial to the members of all its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in the wars of the Commonwealth of Australia. The memorial includes an extensive national military museum. This was opened in 1941, and is widely regarded as one of the most significant memorials of its type in the world.
New, low rise research/laboratory facility designed to enhance interactivity and collaborative research. Glazed entry foyer space incorporates interactive displays and a 200 seat public lecture theatre. The building incorporates landscape courtyards, naturally ventilated offices and other ESD features. The facility was opened by the Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, on May 14th 2009. LYONS ARCHITECTURE Canberra Australia. Amazing lines.
Discovered in a dry lake bed in southeastern Australia in 1970, the 43,000-year-old skeleton known as Mungo Man is the oldest known Australian. Since being found, his remains have been kept at Australian National University, and they are no longer being studied. Now Aboriginal groups are negotiating with officials for the return of the remains to Lake Mungo National Park, where they would be reunited with the 20,000-year-old skeleton dubbed Mungo Lady who was uncovered not far from Mungo…
Eastern quolls, extinct on mainland, to be reintroduced in NSW national park / The quolls will be reintroduced some time next year in an area on the NSW south coast that has been cleared of feral predators.