Northern Territory Library Exhibitions

Cyclone Tracy Exhibition

Cyclone Tracy devastated Darwin on the night of Christmas Eve 1974; it is one of the worst natural disasters in recorded Australian history. The Cyclone Tracy exhibition reflects on the cyclone’s effects, including the evacuation and reconstruction of Darwin.

Fallen ANZACs of the Northern Territory 1914-1918

The Fallen ANZACs exhibition is a tribute to the 70 Territorians who lost their lives during the First World War. This comprehensive exhibition reveals intriguing details about these ANZACs; from their military service to their life in the Territory.

Goyder Survey Expedition Exhibition

The Northern Territory Library invites you to view Goyder Survey Expedition exhibition of 19 stereoscope photographs taken during the Goyder expedition 1869 -1870.
WWII exhibition

Military Units in the Northern Territory, 1939-1945

The Military Units in the Northern Territory, 1939-1945 online exhibition showcases military units that served in the Northern Territory during the Second World War, indexed by military service, then unit name.

Northern Territory WWII Exhibition

This World War II online exhibition showcases some of the Library's rich holdings relating to the devastation and destruction inflicted on the Northern Territory during the Second World War, especially during the bombing of Darwin in 1942.

Remembering Territory Families Exhibition

The Remembering Territory Families online exhibition celebrates the lives of Territory families who have made significant contributions to our culture and history.
Territorians also have the opportunity to contribute their own unique family stories in order to expand this collection.

Roll of Honour, Bombing of Darwin, 19 February 1942

The Northern Territory Library is markedthe 70th anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin with a Roll of Honour that records and remembers those killed on 19 February 1942. This Roll of Honour provides biographical details, photographs and personal stories for each fatality, remembering them as unique individuals who sacrificed their lives.

Territory Women Exhibition

'Territory Women' contains biographical information on women who have lived and contributed to the Territory way of life. This constantly-evolving database will be accessible by all Territorians.

The Track: 1000 Miles to War

The Track: 1000 Miles to War - In 1939, as the Allied forces prepared to defend northern Australia, overland transportation to the north became a strategic priority.

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