Tea trees in their characteristically twisted forms provide the context for a look back, back, back into the far history of our island home. The First Tasmanians: Our Story is the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery’s newest permanent exhibition, now open to the public.
The exhibition was the brainchild of project manager Greg Lehman who noticed “a bit of a glaring gap” when it came to the state’s deep history; what came before colonialisation.
“It’s a pretty amazing story to tell,” he says of the exhibition’s scope. It dovetails with other displays throughout the state, without overlap, and builds on people’s ability to engage with the island.Read More