Category:General News

Terry Kass Mander Jones Award
November 18, 2020

Dr Terry Kass receives the Mander Jones Award, 2019

As well as acting as chair of the Estonian Archives in Australia, Dr Terry Kass is a practising professional historian. At the recent Annual...

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Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid visits the Archive, October 2018
October 21, 2020

On this Day Oct 21, 2018 – President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid visits the Archive

Two years ago today, the President of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, visited the Estonian Archives in Australia at the Sydney Estonian House. Archivists Maie Barrow...

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Crowds gathered at the harbour hoping to board any remaining ships
October 9, 2020

The Great Escape 1944

This month marks 76 years since “The Great Escape.  In September 1944, over 75,000 people fled Estonian to escape the advancing Red Army. The...

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Reet Simmul
September 22, 2020

Why I work at the Archives – Reet Simmul

Early Life I was born just one month before the first Soviet Occupation, so I could apply for an Estonian passport with my birth...

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New Estonian Archives in Australia logo
August 11, 2020

The story behind our new logo

The EAA was looking to ‘rebrand’ to help increase their awareness in the community, especially with the younger generation who are less aware of...

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