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Access to the Memorials website is open and unrestricted. Access to the original source material files is by arrangement with Professor Ashton

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Collection of data relating to 378 non-war memorials from across Australia. 

Research methodology 
Local researchers were recruited to provide an inventory and details of non-war memorials in their area. Details collected included the history and use of each memorial, along with a photograph. All details were entered into a FileMaker Pro database and later published as a publicly accessible online directory via the Australian Centre for Public History website. 
 
In total, 378 memorials were surveyed. The research team devised thematic categories for the memorials: 
  • Natural disaster
  • Civil disaster
  • Sudden death
  • Migrant community
  • Indigenous community 
  • Individual community role
  • Community role
  • Violation
  • Lost places (Time)
  • Lost places (State)
  • Animals 
  • Personal memorials
  • Disease
  • Other 
Available data 
In digital form:
  • FileMaker Pro database containing records for each of the 378 memorials
  • .JPEG images for each memorial 
  • Online directory via the Australian Centre for Public History website 
In non-digital form:
Individual paper files exist for each memorial. These files include the source materials for the history and use details entered into the FileMaker Pro database. This includes: 
  • Paper inventory form completed by local researchers for each memorial 
  • Other materials – can include newspaper clippings, memorabilia and other ephemera depending on the memorial. 

Data time period: 1960 to 2008

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text: National (All Australian States and Territories)

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  • Local : www.uts.edu.au/COLL/000001
  • Local : http://www.acph.nicheit.com.au/