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Shaun Micallef and the Pensioner Guards

The ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ episode about Shaun Micallef, broadcast on SBS on 27 March 2012, featured several State archives in the SRO’s collection, including particular items about the Enrolled Pensioner Force, more commonly known as Pensioner Guards. Micallef's ancestor, Patrick Sullivan, was a Pensioner Guard in WA and the episode revealed little known information about these settlers to Australia in the 19th century.

Gerard Foley Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 15:01

Frequently Asked Questions

There are lots of Frequently Asked Questions pages on astronauts and cosmonauts in general, but there are a few questions that are specific to this event that keep coming up, so I’ll attempt to address them in our own Astronaut FAQ.

Who are the astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) and where are they from?
Expedition 30 is currently aboard the ISS which consists of 6 astronauts and cosmonauts. They are –

Meg Travers Friday, January 27, 2012 - 15:41

T minus four weeks

Four weeks to go 'til our live connection to the space travellers on the International Space Station (ISS) from the Northbridge Piazza!

What’s been happening in the last week in preparation for this event?

We’ve reached the halfway mark for people to enter the competition, and it’s good to see there are lots of entries coming in – but of course we want more! So what would YOU ask an astronaut???

Meg Travers Friday, January 27, 2012 - 15:35

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