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Grocery shops were different then…

Where exactly was the Hayes and Russell grocery store? Do you know? Looking at these National Archives’ photos of the interior of the Hayes and Russell grocery store, I realise that grocery shopping in Canberra’s 1920s and 30s would have … Continue reading

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Singapore Australian Food Fortnight 1967

In 1967 the Australian Government decided to hold a trade promotion in Singapore: the catchily named ‘Singapore Australian Food Fortnight’. These publicity shots show the Australian products very tidily stacked on shelves – but it doesn’t look like the locals … Continue reading

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