The world's most comprehensive photographic record of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Enter your search term in the free text box. This could be the name of a person or place, or the name of a collection you have found in the Mura® catalogue. Search for an exact phrase by wrapping your search term in quotation marks, for example “Wallaga Lake, N.S.W.” If you do not get any results, try a different spelling or a new term.
Once you have made a search, facets will appear to the left under the headings Creator, Place and Access rights. The number of matching records is shown in the brackets next to each facet. You can further refine your search using these.
Check the grey tick next to an image to add it to your selection. Use the Selected images option from the Photographic menu (at the top of your screen) to view your selection, and to create PDFs of the images and associated captions.
This will take you to the full item record and image if available.
View all items in this collection
This will show all records that are part of the same photographic collection.
View the collection in Mura®
This link will take you to the collection level record in Mura®, our catalogue.
Please use the link found below each image in the View record screen to submit an amendment suggestion with as much detail as possible. Should you provide your email address, you may be contacted by AIATSIS staff for further clarification or to ask for input on additional images.
Dignitaries at the opening of the AAL [Aborigines Advancement League] Centre
1 December 1982
Pictured: John Cain, Premier of Victoria; Sir Douglas Nicholls; Ian Wilson, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs; Gordon Bryant, former Federal Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and the first president of the Aborigines Advancement League
Alf Morgon (born c1854), aged 13, in school uniform of Reserve School
In his early twenties, Alf Morgon was prominent in a protest movement to improve conditions at Coranderrk, which almost led to the abolition of the Board for the Protection of Aborigines (the equivalent of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs)
[Group of people at] Marge Tucker's birthday party
Doug Nicholls Centre, Vic.
Rear (left to right): Ann Ross; Enid Ross; Alick Jackomos; Iris Gardner; Jim Ross; Rose Donker; Stewart Murray; Cissy Smith; Maude Pepper; Edna Brown. Front (left to right): Merle Jackomos; Tommy Lovett; Marge Tucker; Lyall Foster
Victorian Aboriginal football team with team manager Alick Jackomos
Back row (left to right): Alick Jackomos; Sid Jackson; Robert Muir; ?; Ralph White; ?; Gary Murray. Second row from back (left to right): Peter Rotumah Kanoa; ?; ?; ?; ?. Third row from back (left to right): ?; Mick Dodson; ?; ?; Andy Calma; Kevin Wanganeen?. Front row (left to right): ?; Lindsay (Sutti) Ah Mat. [Colour print and black and white copy print versions of this image can be found in Box 1 Album 7 (R01641)]
The first Australian Aboriginal football team to tour Papua New Guinea
Back row: Sir Douglas Nicholls, tour manager; Ross Moore; John McHenry; Alex Smith; Ken Liddle; John Pepperill; Ian Charles; Lloyd Bray; Phillip Archee; Bill Ellis; Leon Wanganeen; Robert Muir; Wilfred Wilson; Patrick Puruntatameri; Tim Agius; Gary Murray; Paul Hansen; Michael Mansell. Front row: George Bray, assistant team manager; Reg Murray; Brian Warrior; Roger Rigby, captain; Alick Jackomos, team manager; Bill Rowe, coach; Tony Miller; Dennis Lewfatt. [Better quality print version of this image can be found in Box 1 Album 7 (R01641)]
Back row (left to right): Johnny Murray; Joe Swindle; Des James; Paul Briggs; Frank Abrahams; Jim Berg; Robert Muir, vice captain; Gary Murray; Bill Muir. Centre row (left to right): Ian Charles; Lionel McGee; Geoff Clarke; Alick Jackomos, manager; Lance James, Captain Robert Lowe, coach; Terry Hood. Front row (left to right): Alex Smith; Bert Williams; Wayne Griggs; Doug Graham; Gary Nelson; Dowie Bux
Rear (left to right): Syd King; Jumbo Pearce; Robert Farnham; Rachael Mullett; Nessie Skuta. Front (left to right): Manuel Cooper; Reg Blow; Phillip Pepper; Reg Saunders; Alick Jackomos; Albert Mullett
[The 'Kollij' was run by the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service, and was designed to train Aboriginal health workers]; persons photographed include: Bruce McGuiness; Gary Foley; Mick Edwards; Allen Brown Junior
(Left to right): Jim Hullick; Mr Lovett (school teacher, Lake Tyers primary school); Alick Jackomos; Captain Arthur Malcolm (Church of England church army - became assistant Bishop of North Queensland); Reg Worthy and Mrs Worthy