We write, paint and perform to express ourselves and connect with people around us.
A life’s work may be preserving and passing on artistic traditions — or experimenting with new art forms and techniques.
It takes a special kind of courage to reveal your pain, laugh at yourself or receive disapproval. Some people risk the spotlight, others are intensely private.
How would you write your life story? What would your self-portrait look like?
Explore how these individuals and groups find ways to express who they are.
I am proud to be australian.
Catherine is believed to have travelled to Moreton Bay on 4 June 1850 aboard the steamer Eagle. Queensland state archives show she was engaged by an Edward Par...
To read the latest tweets from @immigration_mv
Follow Immigration Museum on
Catherine Downey sailed from Sydney for Moreton Bay on board the steamer Eagle on 2 September 1850. I have not found any NSW or QLD marriage record...