Exhibition floor talks: ‘Tiwi Heroes: World War Two Encounters’.

11am Thursdays | April, May 2022

Event Details

  • Date
    Thursday, 24 February, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Thursday, 3 March, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Thursday, 10 March, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Thursday, 17 March, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Thursday, 24 March, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Thursday, 31 March, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Thursday, 7 April, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Thursday, 21 April, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Thursday, 5 May, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Thursday, 19 May, 11:00am - 11:30am
  • Location
    Northern Territory Library (inside Parliament House)
  • Cost
  • Bookings
    Not required
Image of black and white men standing in a line in front of a double storey building in uniform holding rifles. Boy standing just in front off to their right hand sides raising a flag.

Join the curators of Tiwi Heroes: World War Two Encounters to learn more about the stories behind the fascinating objects on display in the exhibition.   

Tiwi Heroes tells the lesser known aspects of World War Two in the Top End, focusing on the significant contribution of Tiwi people to Australia’s defence.

No bookings are required, register your interest with staff upon arrival at the library. 

Floor talks will be held on Thursdays as follows:

11 am Thursday 24 February 
11 am Thursday 3 March
11 am Thursday 10 March
11 am Thursday 17 March
11 am Thursday 24 March
11 am Thursday 31 March
11 am Thursday 7 April
11 am Thursday 21 April
11 am Thursday 5 May
11 am Thursday 19 May

These dates may be subject to change due to the current COVID situation. Stay up to date on our website and socials. 

Tiwi Heroes is a free exhibition on display from Saturday 19 February to Sunday 15 May 2022 at the Northern Territory Library (inside Parliament House) during opening hours. 

Image: William Donald Martin, Tiwi coastwatchers on parade as Cyprian Ullungura raises a flag at HMAS Melville, Darwin, 1943, Courtesy of the Australian War Memorial.