The Ration Shed Museum

Operating Guidelines at the Ration Shed Museum as at 28th March 2022

Thanks for your patience everybody - we are happy to announce we are open to the public again - with a few precautions in place to keep everyone safe. All visitors are asked to phone and book an appointment before arriving, A maximum of 30 people visiting at any given time, A maximum of 8 people allowed in the Gift shop, Face masks must be worn within all areas of the Precinct. This is indoors and outdoors. Thanks for understanding, as we work together to keep our Elders and community safe. We will let you know when the situation changes

Ration Shed Museum


ANZAC Day launch of the ‘The Dilly Bag’ app for the ‘Boys from Barambah’ exhibition

This Anzac Day saw the launch of the Ration Shed’s latest innovation—an interactive iPad app called ‘The Dilly Bag’, developed to complement the curre   → View item

75th Anniversary of the Evacuation of Torres Strait Islanders to Cherbourg

On the 14th of September a potent ceremony was held at the Ration Shed Museum to acknowledge the 75th anniversary of the evacuation of Torres Strait I   → View item

Making Exterior artworks & furniture

Local artists worked closely with Ratartat, a group of Specialist artists and a master craftsman, Owen Foale to produce garden furniture and exterior   → View item

2017 Fun Run – best yet!

This is the fourth Fun Run we have had and over 500 runners and walkers took part – a record attendance. It is a major fundraiser for the Ration Shed   → View item

A moving ANZAC Ceremony in Cherbourg

A beautiful ANZAC ceremony was held in Cherbourg on ANZAC Day.  To honour the Black Diggers from WW1, a smoking ceremony took place calling the spirit   → View item

Celebrating NAIDOC 2016 in the rain!

  We organized our community NAIDOC Open Day for the 5th of July and had been planning it for weeks. In the early morning of the 5th – it b   → View item

DOMO Girls Premiere

We started making the DOMO Girls Film in 2015 and many former DOMO Girls were invited to participate. The film was directed by Mark Newman and produce   → View item

2016 Reconciliation Fun Run – a great success!

Our third Reconciliation Fun Run was a great success – a day of building bridges, having fun and healthy living. Over 450 runners registered. It was a   → View item

DPC5790 QRA2018 Recognition Marks for nominees Square - winner