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A recap of the speech we gave at the Anzac Day dawn service at the Carnamah War Memorial
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Our win at the 2015 Western Australian Heritage Awards
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We're delighted to reveal that we are a finalist in the 2015 Western Australian Heritage Awards!
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Help choose our future online exhibitions!
In 2011 we began a small virtual museum with three online exhibitions - Macpherson Family, Ready Made Farms and Milk, Cream and Butter. In 2013, with thanks to support from the Department of Culture and the Arts, we expanded with another six covering the Mi...
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Why Carnamah is way out of line! An interesting article by Dodgy Perth... 
There are not many inviolable rules when erecting a building, but there are some. Dodgy Perth now offers you this planning tip: make sure your building is in line with the street or it will look li...
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One of the Defining Moments in Australian History by The National Museum of Australia is the 1916 Federal-state agreement for soldier settlement, with a focus on the four soldier settlement estates in Carnamah. Pictured in the photo are the children of settler Tom Garth on Glenyarri Farm in Carnamah.
During the First World War, state and federal governments agreed to coordinate efforts to build farming communities of returned soldiers and their families. Officials modelled soldier settlement on prior efforts to populate the Australian inland by splitting up large pastoral estates into small ...
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The story behind the little girl giant wondering the streets of Perth as part of this year's Perth Festival and her connection to people in Carnamah...
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We're pleased to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli landings with a new virtual exhibition on the First World War - www.carnamah.com.au/anzac 
Virtual museum exhibition on the service and sacrifice of six men from the North Midlands of WA
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1962 advertisement for the R&I Bank from the Carnamah District Agricultural Society's annual show schedule. The bank operated in Carnamah from 1945 to 1994 when it became Bankwest.
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The bank and a number of other local businesses are featured in our online Business Houses exhibition at www.carnamah.com.au/business
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We're pleased to reveal our series of nine Australian Curriculum education resources...
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We'd like your opinion please! Choose from our list of potential new online exhibitions and let us know which ones you'd like to see most. Check out the options and cast your vote at www.carnamah.com.au/vote
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Carnamah Post Office, taken between 1932 and 1935. The lady on the left is believed to be telephonist Jessie Wylie and the man next to her in the striped blazer is postmaster Percy Teede.
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Our thanks to Maxine Kau for the photo. You can discover more about Carnamah's postal history, from the 1880s through to today, at www.carnamah.com.au/post-office
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10 Macpherson Street Carnamah WA 6517 Australia
10 Macpherson StreetAUWestern AustraliaCarnamah6517
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Carnamah is a town and farming community 300 kilometres north of Perth in the Mid West region of Western Australia. The Carnamah Historical Society was founded in 1982 to collect, record, preserve and promote local history.

We're always open online - www.carnamah.com.au
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